Setting your new non-medical home care agency apart from the crowd in your local community is key to getting off the tarmac and successfully launching and growing your home care business into a multi-million dollar operation. Saying the same things that everyone else is saying will usually just lead to “glazed over” looks from your potential referral sources. Having tools that no one else has can be key to winning or losing the game. In addition, proving that you can not only talk the talk – but walk the walk is key to keeping your clients and referral sources happy over the long haul. The below is a tip for keeping your clients happy and standing out from the crowd when doing so.
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Starting a non medical home care business dedicated to helping seniors stay in their homes can be a daunting task even for those who have already worked in the industry. As the old saying goes, “You don’t know what you don’t know.” Where do you start? What should be on your list of tasks before you open your doors for business? Does your state require a license to operate such a business? What type of legal entity should you create? How will you market your business and stand out from your already embedded local competition? How will you answer questions like: “How long have you been in business?”, or “What’s the difference between you and the other two companies I just interviewed?” In addition, operational issues like who will be answering your agency main phone line when someone calls need to be addressed so that the call doesn’t go to voicemail and lose the…
Caring for an elderly loved one can be a full-time job. When you are providing care for a senior, it can be difficult to meet all aspects of care, such as doctors’ appointments and meal preparation, while trying to maintain your own family life. When you are responsible for the care and well-being of an aging parent or another family member, it is important to recognize when you need additional help. While you want to provide care for your loved one, sometimes help is needed when the daily needs of your family member become too much to handle. Read on to see common signs of extra help needed with caregiving.