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Why Did You Start Your Home Care Business?

Many home care providers start their home care agency because they are driven by a desire to make a difference. When you started your home care agency, you did it for a reason. Whether it was personal or business related, you started it because you wanted to make a difference [...]

Dec 6, 2016|Articles|0 Comments
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Part 1: The Importance of Creating a Strategic Plan for 2017

With 2016 coming to a close, it’s time to look to the new year and decide what goals you have for your home care business. What changes do want to make for 2017? What worked in 2016, and what didn’t? Where do you see your business going? With the [...]

Nov 9, 2016|Articles|0 Comments
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How to Self-Advertise Your Home Care Business

Self-advertising can be an overwhelming venture. As a new or budding home care business owner, you may not be able to afford the best marketing methods, so you are left to self-advertise. With self-promotion, there is a fine line between getting your brand out in the community and bragging [...]

Jul 29, 2016|Articles|2 Comments
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The Effects of Staffing on Business Growth

Miscalculating your staffing needs can have a crippling effect on the growth of your home care business. While your company may be able to carry the weight of extra employees for a while, over time the company will sink under the unnecessary weight. Similarly, if you hire too few employees, [...]

Jun 2, 2016|Articles|1 Comment
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5 Things that Set a Provider Apart from the Rest

Owning a home care business is a stressful endeavor. Between balancing caregiver morale and customer satisfaction, your hands are full. However, being busy doesn’t mean you can’t find areas of your business to improve. In the 2016 Home Care Benchmarking Study, we asked hundreds of home care providers what qualities [...]

May 30, 2016|Articles|0 Comments
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Providing Constructive Feedback to Your Caregivers in a Positive Way

Since caregivers act as ambassadors for your home care company, they need to represent you accurately and positively. Though caregivers generally do their best to provide high quality care, at times they may offend or injure a client. When this happens, you may need to step in and provide [...]

Apr 19, 2016|Articles|2 Comments
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The Best Apps for Home Care Providers

Have you ever downloaded a promising app only to discover it wasn’t worth the hype? With new apps coming out each month, it can be difficult to discern which ones will actually help you. To save you time searching for the software that will benefit you the most, [...]

Feb 22, 2016|Articles|0 Comments
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7 Books Every Home Care Business Owner Should Read

Running a home care agency is no easy task, and sometimes you need some sage advice to help you take your company to the next level. Though there are few books directed specifically to home care owners, Home Care Pulse CEO, Aaron Marcum, has suggested a few of [...]

Feb 9, 2016|Articles|0 Comments
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When and How to Delegate Work in Your Home Care Business

As a business owner and manager, it can be tempting to take on all of the company’s big projects (and even the small ones) yourself. You know what needs to be done, and you can do it effectively. However, when you do everything yourself, it’s not only bad for [...]

Jan 22, 2016|Articles|0 Comments
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5 Keys to Improving Caregiver Loyalty

Caregivers in Minnesota recently made the news as a federal appeals court declined to overturn their new union. While many caregivers opposed the union, others have sought to join in. In a prepared statement, union leaders stated that they formed the union to provide a voice to home care workers [...]

Dec 14, 2015|Articles|0 Comments
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