How to Write a Policies and Procedures Manual for Home Care and Home Health Care

What is a Policies and Procedures Manual? A Policies and Procedures Manual includes the guiding principles and actions on how you expect your company to run. It is a necessary material that your staff must follow for both ethical and … Read More

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Expanding Your Home Care Business to Private Duty

First of all, what is private duty and private pay? Private duty home care is a form of general home care. Caregivers can provide a wide range of services such as medical, nursing care, bill paying, and transportation. Other services … Read More

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How to Start Your Own Home Care Business

Many of the steps listed below can be completed in a different order or simultaneously.    Step 1: Decide what kind of business you want to run You can start your own business from scratch or consider opening a franchise. … Read More

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The Difference Between Home Care & Home Health Care

You may hear people using the terms home care and home health interchangeably, but they are in fact two very different things. While they both take place in the comfort of one’s own home, home care is non-clinical, while home … Read More

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Stop Wasting Hours of Administrative Time in Home Care

Between making schedules, creating claims, doing payroll, and recruiting new staff, you are racking up hours of administrative time. Have you considered time spent on documentation by your clinicians? This time and therefore cost, can be cut down. First you … Read More

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How to Make Your Home Care Business More Profitable

Let’s go back to the basics of accounting with the profitability equation. Profit is the money left over when you subtract your expenses from revenues.  So there are two main ways to increase profits, either increase revenue or decrease expenses. … Read More

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Surviving Audits in Home Care

No one wants to hear the dreaded words, “you’re being audited”. What exactly is an audit and why would you be chosen for one? Do not panic, there could be a simple explanation.   What is an Audit?  An audit … Read More

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The Ultimate Guide to Recruiting and Retaining Caregivers

Are you having difficulty locating and retaining the staff you need? Employee turnover in home care is costing companies billions of dollars every year. In an industry where staff members come and go like a revolving door, you must put … Read More

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Overcoming Overtime Costs in Home Care

In states where overtime pay is enforced by law, you may see that your staffing costs are racking up to an unfortunate amount. This is due to one simple factor, it is difficult to manage schedules to ensure that no … Read More

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What Your Staff Needs: The Top Benefits of Home Care Staffing Software

The Top Benefits of Home Care Staffing Software Your agency needs home care staffing software. Why? Read on to learn the top benefits of home care staffing software. Keyword(s): benefits of Home Care Staffing Software Running a home care agency … Read More

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