Read the latest from HomeCare contributors on how to run your home health agency, whether you're providing skilled care and therapy, managing a care plan, working in the hospice field or supporting personal care.  

ROSEVILLE, Calif. (June 30, 2022)—Always Best Care Senior Services, a senior care franchise system in the United States, announced it has named Lisa Hafetz to the newly created position of vice president of franchise financial management. In her new role, Hafetz leads the brand’s Performance Group program, giving participating franchise owners best-in-class support and training to strategically grow their business.

SACRAMENTO (June 28, 2022)—LeadingAge California recently announced that it has been awarded more than $25 million dollars by the California Health and Human Services (CalHHS) Department of Health Care Access and Information (HCAI) for The Gateway-In Project to expand on certified nurse assistant (CNA) and home health aide (HHA) pipeline development, training and retention programs over the next three years.

BIRMINGHAM, Alabama (June 17, 2022)—Software maker WellSky recently announced that it has hired a new chief growth officer to lead the next phase of the company’s evolution and has started a project to expand its footprint in its headquarters of Kansas City, with plans to hire an additional 1,000 employees. HomeCare chatted with WellSky CEO Bill Miller about the company’s strategy moving forward and where he sees home- and community-based care headed.

NEW CITY, N.Y. (June 16, 2022)—ProMed Staffing Resources, a New York-based staffing agency specializing in the placement of clinical and nonclinical professionals, is excited to announce the launching of a new logo. With more than 20 years of experience in the medical staffing industry, ProMed Staffing Resources has built a reputation for itself as a go-to source for quality candidates.

CLEARWATER, Fla. (June 10, 2022)—Empath Health Chief Executive Officer Rafael J. Sciullo received the Legacy Award from the Interdenominational Ministerial Alliance of Florida. The Legacy Award celebrates the commitment and efforts of leaders and advocates within the African American community throughout Florida. The mission of the organization is to bring positive change to Florida communities.

BOSTON (June 9, 2022)—CareAcademy, a care enablement platform for homecare and home health organizations, announced a $20 million strategic investment round. The round was led by Goldman Sachs Asset Management, with participation from MassMutual through the MM Catalyst Fund, Impact America Fund, Rethink Education, Unseen Capital, First Trust Capital Partners, LLC and prior investors.