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Where Can Seniors Safely Go After Being Discharged from Healthcare Facilities?

PHOENIX, April 1, 2020 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ — PHOENIX, April 1, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — CarePatrol, the nation’s largest senior placement organization, is partnering with healthcare providers to counsel families on options for moving loved ones to safer environments in order to make room for COVID-19 patients.

“When it comes to our vulnerable senior population, being discharged from a hospital or healthcare facility and going somewhere safe comes with incredible responsibilities,” said Becky Bongiovanni, Certified Senior Advisor and Brand President of CarePatrol. “There are important added measures we are taking to still get care for loved ones while our population at-large is also being told to shelter-in-place.”

The franchise network has introduced virtual consultations with families, offering online tours of senior communities at the same time that those facilities are taking added precautionary measures to keep their residents safe.

“During this time of uncertainty, our locations are continuing to work closely with our network of over 32,000 senior living communities across the nation and we are supporting families making difficult care decisions in order to prevent a worse situation for a loved one,” said Bongiovanni. “It is also our desire to support our healthcare workers who are the heroes on the front line.  Recently, CarePatrol locations have started donating hand sanitizers, face masks and meals to local healthcare workers. We will continue to support case managers with timely and safer discharges. We want to do what we can to relieve their burden by counseling families to find safer care options expeditiously.”

And for families hesitant to move a loved one into a community during the pandemic, CarePatrol owners are working closely with ComForCare franchisees across the country to arrange for in-home care as an alternative.

CarePatrol Adds 5 Franchisees To Kick-Off 2019

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CarePatrol, the nation’s largest Franchised Senior Placement Organization has added 5 more professionals available to help families find assisted living in California, Wisconsin, Pennsylvania, Texas, and Georgia.

Sam Nazh will be representing CarePatrol in San Diego and La Jolla.  Sam comes from many years of customer service.  Tracy Doeppers will be helping families in Dane County, Wisconsin. Prior to CarePatrol, Tracy had a career as a Project Manager for over 17 years.  David Held will be representing the great state of Texas in the San Antonio market.  David had a career in customer and B2B service for over 28 years.  Mary Ann Pickell will be representing CarePatrol in Lehigh Valley & Upper Buck counties in Pennsylvania.  Mary comes from the non-medical home care world where she personally helped seniors live their best life possible.  Finally, Tammy McGown will be representing CarePatrol in Forsyth and Fulton counties in Georgia.  Tammy comes from a Sales and Operations background and has recently joined forces with Tammy Brewer, a CarePatrol owner in the adjoining territory.

CarePatrol was also recently named the #1 Senior Placement Franchise in Franchisee Satisfaction by the Franchise Business Review for the ninth consecutive year.