Right at Home Announces Expanded Partnership with Institute for Professional Care Education®

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Right at Home announces an expanded partnership with the Institute for Professional Care Education (IPCed®) that will provide all franchise owners access to over 500 nationally recognized certification and training programs.

Right at Home has long been a leader in the home care industry with over 450 locations in the U.S. and abroad. Right at Home has become a leader in home care by providing its franchise owners the tools, support and training programs to provide the highest-quality care to the clients they serve.

Right at Home has been seeking a comprehensive partnership to provide state-specific, required training; approved continuing education; and more professional development opportunities to all its franchisees and their employees. Right at Home has partnered with IPCed to make training available to its franchise owners because it shares a passion to help nurture in-home providers to be the best they can be. This additional training will help to strengthen caregivers by supplying them an opportunity to enhance their skills, which ultimately benefits Right at Home’s clients.

In addition to the IPCed training library, franchisees will be able to access IPCed’s exclusive certificate programs, providing their caregivers with professional development opportunities as well as position them for career advancement.

“We couldn’t be more pleased with this expanded relationship,” says Sharon K. Brothers, MSW, CEO of IPCed. “Right at Home corporate has invested in our online training program on behalf of all their franchisees and caregivers. Their franchisees will now have access to the largest online caregiver training library for home care companies in the U.S. delivered through IPCed’s best-in-class Learning Management System.”

“We’re using IPCed’s training programs to ensure that our franchisees have the tools to offer the highest-quality care and client satisfaction,” says Michelle Koester, Right at Home’s Director of Organizational Learning. “And, we’re using IPCed’s training throughout the franchise so all our caregivers have the skills they need to provide the outstanding care our clients have come to expect. Quality matters and we’re looking to maintain Right at Home’s status as the first-choice provider in the U.S. and abroad.”

About Right at Home:
Founded in 1995, Right at Home offers in-home companionship and personal care and assistance to seniors and disabled adults who want to continue to live independently. Local Right at Home offices are independently owned and operated and directly employ and supervise all caregiving staff, each of whom is thoroughly screened, trained, and bonded/insured prior to entering a client’s home. Right at Home’s global office is based in Omaha, Nebraska, with more than 400 franchise locations in the U.S. and more than 50 locations in eight other countries. For more information on Right at Home, visit About Right at Home at http://www.rightathome.net/about-us or read the Right at Home caregiving blog at http://www.rightathome.net/blog. To learn more about franchise opportunities with Right at Home, visit http://www.rightathomefranchise.com.

About the Institute for Professional Care Education:
The Institute for Professional Care Education (ipced.com) is a training and certification company focusing exclusively on the elder care population. The company includes online and DVD courses from the newly combined Care and Compliance Group, Medifecta Healthcare Training for DVD and instructor resources and EasyCEU.com for nationally accredited continuing education courses for leadership level professionals in the field.

“Our company has experienced explosive growth in the past few years,” notes Brothers, “due in part to a growth in the caregiving needs of the country, but also due to our strong reputation in the field of training and certification. Families and caregiving professionals recognize that training excellence is essential to getting the level of care they want for their loved ones and their clients.”

For more information about the Institute for Professional Care Education, contact:

Jennifer Waldron
Sr. Training Consultant
Direct: 503-406-2453

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