BrightStar Care is a privately-owned US-based home-care franchise company. Founded in 2002, the company today has 300+ locations and employs more than 100,000 nurses across the country. Its mission is to provide a full range of in-home care services customized to each individual’s needs.
The BrightStar Care team is lead only by registered nurses able to deliver skilled, compassionate, and adequate care 24 hours a day and seven days a week.
Moreover, each agency location is required to obtain Joint Commission accreditation (a nationally recognized healthcare quality standard.) Besides, over the years, the company has gained a wide range of awards, including the Best of Home Care Awards.
As expected, BrightStar offers a wide range of services, including:
Companion Care services include comprehensive, round-the-clock support for anyone who needs it (no matter the age.) Resources include, but are not limited, to adult and elderly home companion visits, assistance with daily socializing activities, expectant and new mother support, and entertainment activities.
Personal Care services include support in a wide range of activities. As a result, the company’s skilled staff assists with daily tasks (e.g., bathing, dressing, grooming, feeding, toileting), monitors recreational activities, ensures home safety, and prevents accidents.
In-home nursing care services allow seniors to live independently in their homes as long as possible. Similar to the services offered with Personal Care, the Senior Care adds:
- Home Organization
- Light Housekeeping
- Feed and care for pets
- Travel companionship
- Shopping and errands
- And more
Transitional care includes all services provided following hospitalization or after a stay in a rehabilitation center. Thus, BrightStar uses a team-oriented approach to optimize health and well-being and reduce the likelihood of hospital readmission.
Skilled Nursing Care
Skilled Nursing Care is offered to those who require acute medical assistance to ensure an individual’s best possible standard of living. Offerings within this kind of care include:
- High-tech nursing
- Help with medical machinery, including ventilators
- Intravenous drug therapy
- Administration and maintenance of catheters
- Total Parental Nutrition (TPN), G-tube or other feedings
- Wound care
- Physical therapy, occupational therapy, and speech therapy
- Medication management
- Hospice assistance
- And more
Alzheimer’s & Dementia Care
The company customizes its range of care services to the specific needs of those living with dementia or other memory-loss related diseases.
Child Care includes from nanny and sitter services to highly-skilled pediatric nursing. It is vital to highlight that all caregivers are fully-screened, certified, and trained to assist with tasks ranging from respite sitter services to 24-hour special needs care.
Additionally, the company provides an employee assistance program for some of the largest companies in the nation.
There is no fixed price; it all depends on the services required. Nonetheless, on average rates range between $4,000 -$6,500 per month.
Bright Star Care offers its services in over thirty-eight states in the U.S. and Canada.
As an in-home care agency, Bright Star Care does not have a minimum age requirement. It services are aimed at children, adults, and seniors.
Bright Star Care has 329 locations.
For more information visit https://www.brightstarcare.com/about-us/find-a-location