California home care business owners lauded for taking employees through challenging times and adapting business practices to weather storm
Homewatch CareGivers has carved a niche as a home care provider that focuses on treating the whole individual’s physical and mental needs. Franchisees build a home care business following Homewatch CareGivers’ thorough operational procedures.
In addition to developing a fan base among its many clients, franchisees also build special bonds with their employees. Home care professionals form the backbone of the home care business as they deliver a continuum of companionship and personal care to clients with varying needs. Homewatch CareGivers franchisees are committed to healthy employee relationships, a policy that stems from the franchise’s mission to care for the whole person.
Such a strong employer-employee relationship was recently featured in an article with The Associated Press. This was part of a larger story about small business owners helping their employees out in a pinch, as part of their employee retention strategy and to help their employees feel valued. Hillary Wootton, co-owner of the home care business in Santa Rosa, California with her husband Michael Bagwell, realized that many of their care professionals couldn’t work after a wildfire prompted evacuations. They made sure to pay them a minimum wage as a standby during adversity. Once the situation was resolved they relaxed their overtime policy, so employees could make up valuable time and lost wages.
This approach to the employees of their home care business is not an exception at Homewatch CareGivers. Beyond helping employees through emergencies, franchisees are dedicated to continual support of home care professionals through regular online training and platforms for ongoing education. The home care business works with best practices in employee retention ensuring that caregivers are well taken care of. This in turn means delivery of high-quality care to clients, which earns Homewatch CareGivers standout grades in the communities it serves.
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