Private Duty Home Care Is Booming

Stephen Tweed | June 11, 2009 | Newsroom
Non-medical home care services are becoming increasingly popular. As nursing home negligence rises, the elderly are hesitant to leave the comfort and safety of their own home. A recent economic outlook survey released by the National Private Duty Association discovered that over 70 percent expect an increase in revenues from 2008 to 2009, while another…

Non-medical home care services are becoming increasingly popular. As nursing home negligence rises, the elderly are hesitant to leave the comfort and safety of their own home. A recent economic outlook survey released by the National Private Duty Association discovered that over 70 percent expect an increase in revenues from 2008 to 2009, while another 12 percent state that their revenue will remain steady.

Additional statistics add to this trend:
• 81 percent are accepting caregiver applications and hiring
• 56 percent of businesses have increased their number of caregivers from 6 months earlier
• 63 percent reported an increase in the amount of clients from 6 months ago
• 86 percent of those surveyed believe that they will continue to see an increase over the next year
• In the upcoming 12 months, 52 percent expect their businesses to be running well, while another 12 percent expect excellent results.

Stephen Tweed
Stephen Tweed, CSP, began his journey as a business strategist in home health care in 1982. Today, Stephen is among the top thought leaders in Home Care strategy and management. He has worked with top 5% companies from across the US. He is a sought after speaker at from national and state association events.

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