Around the Clock Home Services
Around the Clock is a non-medical home care company specializing in Dementia and Alzheimers patients. We provide a zero overhead, work from home model for your successful business, with no royalties or fees. Join the booming senior care industry now!
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Around the Clock Home Services is looking for entrepreneurs like you to open your own business. As an Around the Clock owner you'll receive full support 24/7 for your first year, with no royalties, ever. You'll also get access to lead generation systems, step by step recruitment tools for caregivers, and point people at all the facilities that discharge patients in your area, all to grow your business. And the best part is that you'll learn from ATC's expertise, how to start a successful business that you can run from home with zerooverhead. Read on to learn more about what we do and how we provide the best care to our clients and our patients. It starts with hiring the best caregivers.
About Our In-Home Care Services in Santa Monica and New Port Beach
AROUND THE CLOCK is a non-medical home care company that is based in Southern California. We provide cost effective full time, part time and live in non- medical in-home care services in Newport Beach, and in-home care services in Santa Monica to the elderly.
We specialize inDementiaandAlzheimercare but our list of clients include anyone seeking assistance at home. Our in home care services include free transportation to and from appointment, to bathing/grooming and meal preparation.
Every in home care giver is bonded, screened, and insured. Our experience in healthcare is not limited to the private sector. We have staffed dozens of hospital facilities and offer a unique type of professional care other agencies do not.
Around The Clock in home care services has provided quality professional in- home care services in Newport Beach and Santa Monicafor over 15 years.
- EVERY IN HOME CARE GIVER IS SCREENED, BONDED; INSURED AS WELL AS HAS A MINIMUM OF TWO YEARS EXPERIENCE.
- EVERY IN HOME CARE GIVER IS ALSO EXPECTED TO PASS CERTAIN CRITERIA BASED ON JOB KNOWLEDGE AND LICENSING.
- NON MEDICAL HOME CARE HAS A VARIETY OF DUTIES. WE FOCUS MAINLYIN ELDER CARE AND WE HAVE A SIGNIFICANT AMOUNT OF CASES DEALING WITHDEMENTIAANDALZHEIMER’S.
- UR STAFF IS VERY INTUITIVE TO EACH CASE AND WE LISTEN TO THE NEEDS OF THE CLIENT AS WELL AS THE PATIENT,MORE OFTEN THAN NOT THEY ARE NOT THE SAME INDIVIDUAL!
ATC takes our position very seriously and we will provide whatever is necessary forquality of lifeto each and every family member. Non-medical home care comes in many forms on all sides. So we have trained professionals able to listen and really hear what our clients are saying. This way we can offer top of the line in home care services for anaffordable price.
An applicant to A.T.C. can only be considered after a highly scrutinized list of expectations is met. We absolutely look at each applicant with this one question in mind ,"would we put this in home care giver in our own parents home!?"
An applicant will be considered an ATC employee only after completing the following process:
All of our companion care and in home nursing teams will strive to take the worry and concern from both patient as well as family members involved.
- Completion of application
- Verification of license, certification or registration (as appropriate for profession)
- Review of resume/work history, prior/current references
- Administration of self-assessment skills checklist (specific to the area of potential assignment)
- Administration and passing of skill evaluation (specific to area of potential assignment)
- Presentation of CPR, ACLS, etc., as appropriate for profession
- Completion of ATC self-study learning modules and post-test covering mandatory OSHA andJCAHO recommendations and standards
- Completion of ATC general orientation
- Completion of client-specific orientation
Once an applicant has completed the above competency assessment, the enrollment process continues with the completion of forms geared to ensure the quality and reliability of our healthcare professionals.
The Explosive Growth of Senior Care
The need for services is on the rise.
We are all getting older, but we are also living longer. The average life expectancy continues to increase, and today’s older Americans, primarily 65 years and older, enjoy better health and financial security than any previous generation.
Population and Health
The demographics of aging in the U.S. continue to change dramatically, as the baby boomers accelerate growth in percentage and numbers and other important parameters change.
In 2006, an estimated 37 million people in the U.S. (12 percent of the population) were 65 and older. Projections forecast that by 2030, approximately 71.5 million people will be 65 and older, representing nearly 20 percent of the total U.S. population.
In 1965, 24 percent of older adults had graduated from high school, and 5 percent had bachelor’s degrees. By 2007, the numbers had changed dramatically with 76 percent as high school graduates, and 19 percent having earned at least a bachelor’s degree.
More older people enjoy increased prosperity today than any previous generation, with an increase in higher incomes and a decrease in the proportion of elderly people with low incomes and in poverty. Those with high incomes increased from 18 percent to 29 percent from 1974 to 2007.
Women in the United States have one of the highest life expectancies in the world. But, as American longevity continues to increase, older people experience a variety of chronic health conditions that often accompany aging.
Need for Services on the Rise
The number of senior citizens who own their own home is over 81 percent, compared with the rest of the population where only 68 percent are homeowners. Seniors live with either their spouse or alone, but the era of living in a house with extended family has vanished.
Today’s lifestyle is all about technology, keeping us informed, medical advances that keep us living longer, and the expectations of improved quality of life. It is not about a quiet evening by the fireplace with a slice of Grandma’s apple pie. In fact Grandma is probably too engaged to be baking anyway. She is part of the baby boomer generation. Well educated, financially successful, independent, and certainly not ready for “the home.”
Because life is full of the unexpected, even though the grandparents own their own home doesn’t mean there might not be a bump in the road, recovery from surgery, a prolonged illness, or the need for home care. Even those suffering from chronic illness are living longer.
Large corporations and smart entrepreneurs recognize the growing senior population as an opportunity, especially when you consider that 70% of all the disposable income in the United States is controlled by our aging population. Just look at the options for seniors today that didn’t exist in the not so distance past — life-style communities, retirement villages, assisted living communities and skilled nursing centers, not to mention one of the fastest growing segments — senior home care.
According to Entrepreneur.com, over 340 in-home senior care franchise units were sold in 2006. By January 2007, the Web site highlighted in-home senior care as one of the five major trends to watch. With $2 trillion in spending power, the aging population can afford in-home senior care. This level of service is predicted to be one of the largest start-up business trends over the next decade.
Who will become Senior Care Providers?
Sarah Wilson, from Entrepreneur.com, identifies in-home senior care franchise buyers as “corporate refugees, downsized, laid off, or fed up, these are hungry, second career executives who need or want to serve a bigger purpose.”
With 1,000 people turning 65 hourly, there is no doubt that senior citizens represent a vast market, one with very little competition or rivalry among providers due to its sheer size. In fact, the providers that are currently in business are actually helping each other by fueling awareness for senior care options.
Now is the time to cater a new business venture toward the senior population, while the field is wide open. Recession proof, designed to provide recurring revenue, and with an easy threshold for starting up, a well planned senior home-care business can provide satisfaction for the owner, employees who are passionate about their service and clients who have earned the right to a high level of care and respect.
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