Footer Franchise Blog Posts https://www.comforcare.com/franchising/blog.html Keep updated with Footer Franchise Blog Posts information. en-us Footer Franchise Blog Posts With New Franchise Sales on the Rise, ComForCare Revamps Recruitment Process (Home Health Care News) https://www.comforcare.com/franchising/blog/With-New-Franchise-Sales-on-the-Rise-ComForCare-Revamps-Recruitment-Process-Home-Health-Care-News_AE174.html The COVID-19 emergency has meant different things to different organizations. For home care giant ComForCare, it has meant pivoting to new ways of approaching recruitment and onboarding.

Owned by New York-based private equity firm Riverside Company, ComForCare is a home care franchise organization that has over 200 independently owned and operated locations in the U.S. and Canada.

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The Cost of Keeping Caregivers and their Clients Safe During a Pandemic https://www.comforcare.com/franchising/blog/The-Cost-of-Keeping-Caregivers-and-their-Clients-Safe-During-a-Pandemic_AE168.html "I am not in a high-risk age group for COVID-19. But every day, my job is to care for someone who is," says Ines Zapata, a caregiver in the greater Orlando area.

According to the CDC, the risk for severe illness from COVID-19 among adults increases with age, with older adults at highest risk. That makes the health and safety of the caregivers who look after them all the more important. And it is the responsibility of those employing the caregivers to ensure they have the resources to do their job safely.

For Ines employer, Cindy Gray, owner of ComForCare of Greater Orlando, she sprung into action in early March when coronavirus was just starting to infiltrate the United States. Cindy spent more than $20,000 on personal protective equipment anticipating needing it for the 66 caregivers she employs. As the virus began to take hold around the U.S. and elder care facilities went into lockdown, she then required that her caregivers get tested, even before it became a mandate in Florida for those providing care within a facility to get tested every two weeks.

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Coronavirus-Induced Recession Could Create Home Care Franchise Boom (Home Health Care News) https://www.comforcare.com/franchising/blog/Coronavirus-Induced-Recession-Could-Create-Home-Care-Franchise-Boom-Home-Health-Care-News_AE157.html Despite its many negatives, the global recession induced by the COVID-19 virus could set the stage for home care franchise systems to see a period of strong growth.

In addition to being a public health emergency, COVID-19 is having a far-ranging economic impact. As states began implementing shelter-in-place orders, asking residents to stay home and avoid in-person gatherings to curb the spread of the virus, there has been a reduction in general business activity and a spike in unemployment.

Read more in the Home Health Care News.

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