Assistance Home Care is so proud to be named a Best Workplace in Aging Services by Fortune Magazine and Great Place to Work™ for 2022. The two organizations partnered in analyzing over 140,000 employee survey responses from Great Place to Work-Certified™ companies in the aging services industry. This is the company’s 3rd feature on Fortune’s Best Workplaces in Aging Services lists in the past 4 years.
For Assistance Home Care, a family-owned medium sized senior in-home care company serving St. Louis and Chicago, received a Trust Index score of 94% of employees who indicated that Assistance Home Care is a great place to work compare to 57% of employees surveyed among other typical US-based companies.
The Great Place to Work™ survey enables employees to share anonymized feedback about their company’s culture through assessing levels of trust, respect, credibility, fairness, pride, and camaraderie. Companies then work with their team at Great Place to Work™ to learn more about their employees’ responses, identify strengths, areas of opportunity and put together action plans on how to enhance the overall employee experience, and refine particular areas of the company’s culture or initiatives.
Of all surveyed employees,
98% say: “When you join the company, you are made to feel welcome.”
Having local offices allows our team to have more than just virtual touch points with our Care Professionals. Our team is proud to stay connected with our employees through regular in-house training, home visits and various employee appreciation events throughout the year.
97% say: “I feel I make a difference here.”
One of Assistance Home Care’s core values is ‘Communicate Clearly, Early and Often.” This core value truly drives a culture that is open and receptive to all communication from all employees. Our leadership team encourages feedback of all forms to continue to improve our culture and continue to make this a great place to work.
97% say “My work has a special meaning: this is not ‘just a job’.”
Assistance Home Care’s mission statement, “When Moving Isn’t An Option… I am committed to assist in honoring one’s wishes to stay at home and enrich the journey of aging with compassion, dignity and respect” binds each of our employees to always think, act and care with the mission always at the top of our mind! Together, our Care Professionals and office teams truly make a difference in hundreds of seniors’ lives who wish to age-in-place with in-home care in honoring those wishes!
94% say: “I am offered training or development to further myself professionally.”
Throughout St. Louis and Chicago, our teams are committed to education to better serve others and ourselves. Assistance Home Care’s commitment is shown through our 3 training centers that are available to all employees to receive additional training, tips and learn new techniques in care and are led by our local team and training department.
94% say: “I feel good about the ways we contribute to the community.”
Over the past 11 years, Assistance Home Care has contributed over $250,000 to the organizations that support, educate and fund research for many of the diseases that our clients are impacted by. Our local teams are also able to participate in many events, walks, charitable galas and donation campaigns to continue to support the causes and organizations that support our local seniors and families
In the latest Fortune Magazine web feature of the 15 Best Workplaces in Aging Services: At-Home Care, 1 of over 300 employees responses is highlighted saying,
“One of the unique things about AHC is that they give so many compliments and they show their gratitude and appreciation. I get random phone calls, and it is not to see if I want a shift, it is just to say that I am doing a great job. Saying You Rock. Just to receive random phone calls of gratitude can change my day.”
Assistance Home Care’s leadership team encourages feedback of all forms to continue to improve our culture and continue to make this a great place to work. This recognition is not the end-all in making our employee experience the best in our industry, but it certainly puts on on the right path to get there with the support, contributions and feedback of our incredibly talented Care Professionals!