We are not a franchise.
That;ThAlternatAAlternatives in Home Care is a Private Duty and Geriatric Care Management agency. Our mission is to be active proponents and educators of the idea that aging does not mean helplessness. Our vision is to be the premiere provider of in home care services to help our clients lead dignified, independent lifestyles while supporting family members by relieving stress and providing ongoing support.
Since its inception, we have operated with the belief that our clients deserve the best care possible. We believe this can be accomplished by offering flexible services, ensuring quality care and providing exceptional customer service. We are committed to operating honestly, ethically and compassionately in everything we do.
Our Care Managers are experienced professionals with advanced degrees and are capable of skillfully assessing a situation and creating individualized care plans to meet your family's needs.
Our Direct Care Providers are professional, experienced, well-trained, and committed to ensuring a high-quality of life for all of our clients. All of our staff must pass a rigorous background check before joining the Alternatives in Home Care team. Alternatives in Home Care has an outstanding training program and we are approved by the AZ Department of Economic Security as a training agency that meets or exceeds their high standards in caregiver education. We are also approved and licensed in South Carolina by the Department of Health and Environmental Control as an In Home Care Provider (License No. IHCP-0055).
In Arizona, we currently serve the greater Tucson area, including Oro Valley, Catalina Foothills, Oracle, Marana and Green Valley.
In South Carolina, we serve the greater Midlands area, including Columbia and Lexington.
We are proud members of the Home Care Association of America (formerly the National Private Duty Association) and the Aging Life Care Association (formerly the National Association of Professional Geriatric Care Managers).
Certified Geriatric Care Manager
Angelika has lived in Arizona for several decades and divides her time between Arizona and South Carolina. A graduate of the University of Arizona, she has over 30 years of social services experience. Her background includes employment with county governments, the Public Fiduciary, and Pima Health System's ALTCS (Arizona Long Term Care Systems). Her credentials include a degree in Social Sciences from the University of Arizona and certification as a Geriatric Care Manager through the National Academy of Certified Care Managers, a designation that requires stringent guidelines for qualification. She has also been an adjunct faculty member at Pima Community College, where she taught a nationally recognized Direct Care Provider course with subject matter such as personal care, body mechanics, and Alzheimer's/Dementia care. She is also a Certified Eden at Home Associate. Angelika has oversight over the entire company and all of its locations, to include care management supervision and overall administration.
You can contact Angelika by phone at 520-327-3384 or via email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Director of Operations
Associate Geriatric Care Manager
In addition to being the Branch Adminstrator of the South Carolina office, Stephanie is responsible for business operations for the entire company. A long time resident of South Carolina, Stephanie has extensive experience in healthcare operations, human resources, employee development, training and quality control. Her background includes employment with Medicare and working with health care providers in multiple disciplines. Stephanie holds a BS in Health Administration and a Masters in Business Administration. She is also an approved Dementia DialoguesTM trainer through the University of South Carolina Office for the Study of Aging & the South Carolina Department of Health & Human Services. As a Certified Revenue Cycle Associate, she is very well versed in navigating the complexities of the health care system. She is also highly skilled at assessing needs, assisting clients with identifying and recommending appropriate resources, matching caregivers to clients and their families, and supervising caregiver performance.
You can contact Stephanie by phone at 803-391-8662 or via email at email@example.com.