[UPDATED] Caring Brands International Purchases Interim HealthCare of San Diego

Caring Brands International subsidiary Interim HealthCare has purchased one of its franchise locations from its owner. The company also bolstered its international presence with home health acquisitions in Australia and Ireland. The company’s acquisition of its California-based Interim HealthCare of San Diego was prompted by the former owner’s retirement. The San Diego operations will continue […]

Hospice Provider Interim HealthCare Staffing Service to Aid Vaccine Roll Out

Hospice and home health franchise company Interim HealthCare’s staffing segment is gearing up to assist with COVID vaccinations. The company will provide additional personnel to support health departments, health care providers and senior communities with administering vaccines to help reduce wait times. To date, three large drugmakers have produced COVID-19 vaccines: British-based pharmaceutical and biopharmaceutical […]

Interim HealthCare Undertakes New Hospice, Home Care Recruitment Initiative

Senior care provider Interim HealthCare began a national staff recruiting campaign this month targeted at expanding education and training in clinical, caregiving and service-related roles, including hospice and home care personnel. Staffing has remained a top concern in 2020 among hospice providers, with the coronavirus pandemic straining an already shrinking workforce. Interim HealthCare is a […]

Hospices Seek to Maximize Employee Satisfaction Amid Pandemic Turnover

Amid industry-wide staffing shortages, hospices are progressively focusing on strategies to reduce turnover and improve employee satisfaction. Recent research indicates that providers can do more to support hospice staff work/life balance needs and boost morale to mitigate burnout and grow their workforce as they contend with added pressures resulting from the COVID-19 pandemic. Staffing issues […]

Data, Referral Partnerships Keys to Success in Value-Based Hospice Care

The rising tide of evolving payment models forthcoming in 2021 have hospice providers nationwide bracing for waves of change in end-of-life and serious illness care. As the move towards value-based care takes effect, providers will need to expand referral partnerships and enhance data analysis efforts to improve access to patients and families who could benefit […]

Interim Healthcare Expands with Louisiana Franchise

Interim HealthCare Inc. has expanded its footprint in the South with a new franchise location. The new Interim HealthCare of East Louisiana, a provider of home care, hospice and healthcare staffing, will serve New Orleans and other nearby communities. Interim’s franchise business model is unique in health care. Franchise owners in the network range from […]

Caring Brands International Acquires Irish Hospice, Home Care Franchise

Caring Brands International (CBI) has acquired Bluebird Care Master, a home care, hospice and personal care franchise company located in the Republic of Ireland. CBI is a portfolio company of Levine Leichtman Capital Partners (LLCP). Financial terms of the deal were not disclosed. The transaction gives CBI franchising rights throughout Ireland under the Bluebird Care […]

Interim HealthCare Offers Education, Support for Dementia Patient Caregivers

Hospice providers have increasingly focused on dementia care among the rising demand to support these caregivers and the unique challenges they face. Interim HealthCare is among the providers boosting support for dementia caregivers with a recently launched guide addressing the specific complexities of these patients’ needs. As the number of seniors with dementia and Alzheimer’s […]

Hospice Providers Work to Boost Staff Morale Amid Pandemic Pressures

The COVID-19 pandemic has taken a significant toll on hospice providers, including a heavy impact on its workforce. Many staff are experiencing physical and mental health challenges while continuing to deliver care to patients at highest risk. Hospices nationwide are finding new and encouraging ways to help boost morale and keep their workforce thriving amid […]

Hospice Providers: Staffing is Our Top 2020 Challenge

Concerns about staffing outweigh worries about growing competition in the hospice space as well as emerging payment models that stand to transform aspects of the industry such as the Medicare Advantage hospice carve-in and the Primary Care First initiatives. Hospice News in collaboration with Dallas-based tech company Homecare Homebase surveyed more than 300 industry professionals, […]