How To Create the Best Possible Experience for Your Home Care Clients

AlayaCare Posted on Apr 9, 2021

As we are all seeing, home care is becoming increasingly client-centric. Pandemic or otherwise. And there is a rising swell of clients who seek such care, in countries around the world.  

Competition for their attention, and the ability to attract and retain caregivers, is higher than ever. Meanwhile, fee-for-service is giving way to value-based purchasing, meaning the outcomes of care – not just the delivery of care – really matter.  

What makes potential home care clients, and of course their family members, choose one agency over another? And put their ongoing trust and faith in that agency that they will be looked after in a continuously safe, high-quality manner?  

The answer, when you get right down to it, lies in their overall experience with you and your teams. It matters more now than ever before. 

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New Guide Outlines Essential Steps to a Strong Client Experience in Home Care

We set out to find specific ways to curate an exceptional experience for your clients in partnership with Home Care Pulse, one of the industry’s leading authorities on the home care landscape today.  

Together, our new resource helps you to evaluate and improve the overall experience you’re delivering to clients. It includes self-evaluations that will help you to consider if your agency: 

  • Thoughtfully considers client experience in its everyday operations, and whether it needs improving.  
  • What data is available, and if you have the right tools in place to capture, measure, and improve client experience. 
  • How partners like AlayaCare and Home Care Pulse can help you improve client experience.  

This in-Depth Guide Includes 8 Steps To Help Build Your Client Experience Roadmap 

Anyone in the business of home care knows their clients seek consistent, flexible care offerings, and a degree of comfort. Under such high-level pillars of the client experience, our new guide details eight steps we think are most important to consider:   

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  1. Consider your client as a consumer: shifting your mindset and using different language can help dictate a better client experience. 
  2. Gain the voice of your clients: using the customer voice to give an authentic and trusting view of your agency 
  3. Capture client feedback: bridging communication gaps in order to identify emerging issues early, and deliver solutions quickly 
  4. Map the client journey: exploring the tactic that aligns every client interaction to fulfilling your company’s vision and mission. 
  5. Seek full transparency: learning to build trust within the relationship between customers and care providers. 
  6. Be adaptive to client’s needs: recognizing the importance of shifting to client-focused care. 
  7. Leverage technology: enabling a strong client experience through modern technology and advanced home care tools. 
  8. Use your data: leveraging data analytics to predict trends and gain a holistic view of your client needs. 

Download our complete 8 Step Guide to Improving Client Experience in Home Care and start your journey toward maximizing your clients’ experience with your agency. 

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Topics: Canada, United States, Client Experience