Senior Helpers® of Polk County Continues to Offer Critical Care Amid Uncertain Times
Declared an Essential Health Service, Local In-home Senior Care Company to Add 15 New Caregivers to Support Polk-Area Seniors and Their Families
May 01, 2020 // Franchising.com // Lakeland, FL - Declared an essential health service as a home health agency, Senior Helpers®, one of the nation’s premier providers of personalized in-home senior care, today announced its location in Lakeland, Florida, plans to bolster its corps of caregivers to support local seniors and their families all throughout Polk County. As a result of the community’s growing needs, the franchise will immediately add at least 15 new caregivers, specifically Certified Nursing Assistants and Home Health Aides, to its existing team of professionally trained in-home senior care experts.
“Now more than ever, seniors and their families across Polk County are leaning on us to provide safe, effective in-home care during these trying times,” said Jorge Giraldo, MBA, owner Senior Helpers of Polk County. “We are proud to be a critical resource to our clients and their families and further expand our services with new team members to continue offering premium care when they truly do need it most.”
Following strict health and safety precautions, Senior Helpers of Polk County will continue to adhere to CDC guidelines for hand washing and safe and proper use of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE). In addition to traditional onboarding, caregiver new hires will complete extensive and updated pandemic training, including specific safety precautions and procedures. Senior Helpers is supplying Personal Protective Equipment to caregivers to maintain the safety of all clients and caregivers.
“In this time of complete uncertainty, we are proud to be able to continue offering local-area seniors and their families the care they need,” said Peter Ross, chief executive officer, Senior Helpers. “Preserving the safety and health of our team and clients will continue to be our highest priority, and we encourage seniors and their families to continue seeking safe, effective in-home care, knowing Senior Helpers will follow every precaution and procedure with the utmost consideration.”
A family-run business for 12 years, Senior Helpers of Polk County and its caregivers are available to provide immediate care and support for the local senior community and their families.
About Senior Helpers®
Senior Helpers® is the nation's premier provider of in-home senior services ranging from specialized care for those with diseases, such as dementia, Alzheimer's and Parkinson's, to personal and companion care to help individuals looking for a little assistance with daily activities. Founded in 2002 with a vision to help seniors age with dignity despite age-related illnesses and mobility challenges, Senior Helpers® has hundreds of franchised and owned businesses that have cared for tens of thousands of seniors.
Senior Helpers® was the first and remains the only national in-home care provider to be certified as a Great Place to Work. The company has been named by Fortune Magazine as one of the best places to work in the aging services category and one of the best places to work in the state of New York. Senior Helpers is one of Entrepreneur's Top 500 Franchise Companies and is an approved partner in the Military Spouse Employment Partnership. Senior Helpers is also an active member of the Healthcare Leadership Council - an exclusive alliance of leading healthcare companies from all health sectors committed to advancing the American healthcare system.
SOURCE Senior Helpers®
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