April 17, 2009 // Franchising.com // (Vancouver, BC) - With a staff that collectively speaks over 50 different languages and represents nearly 100 different countries, Nurse Next Door Home Healthcare Services has been awarded the 2009 Cultural Diversity Award for Business in the 26+ employee category. Nurse Next Door, Canada's fastest growing homecare franchise system, was recognized with the distinction at an awards gala attended by hundreds of nominees, sponsors and distinguished guests.
The fourteen-year-old awards program brings together businesses to recognize those that have excelled at embracing cultural diversity. Nurse Next Door was heralded for its progressive employment initiatives, marketing systems and business strategy; all of which include cultural diversity as a significant driver.
"Our clients come from a diverse background themselves," says Ken Sim, co-founder of Nurse Next Door. "Recognizing, acknowledging and embracing the value of cultural diversity allows us to deliver the best possible care."
"Because we rely on the cultural diversity of our staff to deliver high quality, personalized care, we always strive to enhance the experience of our valuable team members," adds fellow co-founder, John DeHart. "This has always been, and will continue to be, a major focus for our company."
Nurse Next Door's success has also translated into major growth for the company. With 24 locations across Canada currently, the company is adding about 2 new locations per month as it continues towards is journey to becoming a globally admired brand.
Nurse Next Door Home Healthcare Services is Canada's fastest growing in-home senior care franchise system and is dedicated to delivering responsive, caring, and high quality home healthycare services. With 24 locations across Canada, Nurse Next Door is quickly becoming an industry leader.