February 16, 2012 // Franchising.com // CINCINNATI – As everyday life becomes more challenging for the aging population, Home Helpers, one of the nation’s largest home care agencies with a presence in more than 600 communities, is improving its clients’ quality of living by expanding its continuum of care to include medical services.
“As Home Helpers continues to grow exponentially nationwide, we need to evolve to meet the needs of our clients,” said Emma Dickison, president of Home Helpers. “By adding medical services to our continuum of care, our professionally trained caregivers are able to continue caring for clients in the comfort of their homes longer than would otherwise be possible.”
The medical services, which became available in January 2012 at participating Home Helpers franchises, include:
With the addition of medical services to its expanding continuum of care, Home Helpers offers a comprehensive home care solution that enables seniors to age in place in the comfort of home rather than moving to an assisted living community or nursing facility. Home Helpers also serves new and expectant mothers, those recovering from illness or injury and individuals facing lifelong challenges. Services include companionship, bathing, dressing assistance, meal preparation, local transportation and light housekeeping.
“Home Helpers has a strong history of providing quality care, and we continually strive to lead the industry in helping make life easier while maximizing independence,” Dickison added.
For more information or to contact a participating location, visit www.HomeHelpers.CC.
* According to Albert I. Wertheimer, Medication Compliance: Still Far to Go. The Journal of Applied Research
Founded in 1997, Cincinnati-based Home Helpers is one of the nation’s leading senior care franchises specializing in comprehensive home care services for seniors, new and expectant mothers, those recovering from illness or injury and individuals facing lifelong challenges. Home Helpers currently has a presence in more than 600 communities across North America and is seeking qualified franchise candidates in strategic communities throughout the country. Home Helpers was recently ranked the #1 Senior Care Franchise and “Best of the Best” by Entrepreneur magazine for the fifth straight year and continues to lead the way in the senior care industry. Home Helpers is affiliated with Direct Link® Help At The Touch Of A Button, a national provider of medical alert units, including 24-hour personal emergency response systems, an automated medication dispenser and vital signs monitoring units that enable seniors to feel safer and live independently at home for longer than might otherwise be possible. Home Helpers does not discriminate against anyone on the basis of religion, race, sex, color, national origin, ethnicity, disability, age or sexual preference in connection with employment or acceptance, treatment, or participation in its programs, services and activities. For more information on Home Helpers and franchising opportunities, visit the company’s Web site at www.HomeHelpers.CC.