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How to Protect Your Business and Client Information Online

As a business owner, earning and keeping the trust of your clients is crucial. Not only do they trust you with their care, but in many cases their personal information as well. Just as you wouldn’t let someone come in off the street to sift through clients’ personal files, […]

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    What Top Home Care Providers Do Differently to Grow Their Business

What Top Home Care Providers Do Differently to Grow Their Business

As we compile our annual home care survey findings into the Private Duty Benchmarking Study each year, we like to highlight the leaders in the home care industry, those with annual revenue of $2,000,000 or more. By studying the leaders, home care owners can learn some of the secrets […]

Caregiver Reviews: Ways You Can Make Them More Effective

Caregiver reviews. The term alone puts a bad taste in the mouth of employees and employers alike. While the reasons for this may vary from business to business, and even employee to employee, one common problem with performance reviews is frequency. Most companies are only implementing an annual system, […]

How to Create a Successful Employee Referral Program

Finding, hiring and retaining high-quality caregivers can be your biggest challenge as a home care business owner. According to the “2014 Private Duty Benchmarking Study,” more and more home care businesses are utilizing an employee referral program to find new caregivers. In 2012, only 9.2% noted that employee referrals […]

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    Caregiver Reviews: Why They’re Critical to Growing Your Home Care Business

Caregiver Reviews: Why They’re Critical to Growing Your Home Care Business

Many companies struggle to make employee performance reviews consistent and effective. Business experts advise employers to perform reviews with their employees at least once a month, but less than 10% of home care providers do so. In fact, according to the “2014 Private Duty Benchmarking Study,” nearly 60% of […]

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    Here’s What’s Been Happening in VANTAGE Executive So Far This Year

Here’s What’s Been Happening in VANTAGE Executive So Far This Year

Did you know that VANTAGE Executive members benefit from additional VANTAGE features? If you’re not an Executive member, you’ve been missing out on many opportunities to help you solve problems within your business and help it grow!

VANTAGE Executive includes monthly Executive Workshops that include webinars, action plans and helpful […]

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    Today is World Hepatitis Day: Are You Protecting Yourself and Your Clients?

Today is World Hepatitis Day: Are You Protecting Yourself and Your Clients?

Today, July 28th, is World Hepatitis Day. Organized by the World Hepatitis Alliance, this day is set aside to educate the world about hepatitis. This year’s motto is “Think Again,” encouraging us to remember that hepatitis is a dangerous disease that can spread just like HIV—and be prevented with […]

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    Why is Performance Benchmarking Important to Your Home Care Business?

Why is Performance Benchmarking Important to Your Home Care Business?

Did you know that when Home Care Pulse launched VANTAGE this month, they also released a benchmarking tool as part of the free VANTAGE Basic Account? This tool is free, and many home care business owners are already discovering the benefits of a VANTAGE Basic Account, including monthly Performance […]

Caregiver Tip: Avoiding Eye Injury

According to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, 2,000 eye injuries occur each day in the U.S., and half of those occur in the workplace. The sad thing is that most of those injuries could have been avoided by simple safety precautions. Are you protecting your eyes […]