2015 is almost here, and with the new year, some changes in the home care space that agencies should be ready to adadpt to. Ginny Kenyon from Kenyon HomeCare Consulting, has written a forward-thinking article called 6 Ways Your Home Care Agency Startup Will Survive in 2015, that I highly reccommend that you read.
Here's a quick summary of her 6 points, but please read the full article for in-depth insight.
- Be Aggressive About Education
- Use Comprehensive Software Programs
- Establish a Learning Organization
- Utilize the “Lean” Theory of Operations
- Use Transformational Leadership
- Create Niche Services to Respond to Customer Needs
As I'm sure you noticed, Ginny suggests staying current, both through education and training of your team and with the software that you use to manage your business, as a way to survive and thrive.
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