A letter from our founder, Anthony Siciliano
I established ALC Home Health Care because of my own family’s experience, and my resulting commitment to preventing other families from having to suffer through similar pain. Several years ago, my father became ill, and was homebound for sixteen months. During that time, we were very dissatisfied with the lack of quality care that he received, and we changed home health care service providers many times. Because I have a large family, one or more of us were able to remain by my father’s side. He received loving attention at all times. I firmly believe that this helped to extend his life; it certainly enhanced the quality of his life.
I saw that while the professional care was certainly of tremendous importance to my father’s health, so too was the constant presence of loving family. I also realized that the ability for extended family to be present and act as caregivers around the clock is very rare. I therefore decided to create a company that, to the best of its ability, would provide for our clients the type of compassion and caring that my father received, by skilled professionals. We have extremely high standards and expectations for our staff and it’s almost unbelievable to me, that time and time again, they surpass them! Our staff goes above and beyond, all of the time! While it’s true that our professionals come in as strangers, they quickly become our clients’ trusted and caring friends.
Welcome to ALC Home Health Care, and most of all, welcome home!
Winter means putting on heavier jackets, scarves and mittens, hauling out the snow blower, and bracing for a season of snow and bone-chilling weather. And if this winter bears any resemblance to last winter, it’s bound to be a doozy…
Community Health Accreditation Program
ALC is proud to be endorsed by the Community Health Accreditation Program (CHAP). CHAP is an independent, not-for-profit, accrediting body for community-based health care organizations. Created in 1965, CHAP was the first to recognize the need and value for accreditation in community-based care. CHAP’s purpose is to define and advance the highest standards and CMS Quality Standards.
CHAP proves the ALC mission statement of “providing compassionate and quality health care service within one’s home.” The thorough CHAP accreditation process utilizes the CHAP Standards of Excellence that are driven by considerations of management, quality, client outcomes, adequate resources and long term viability. Through CHAP, ALC is also certified as a Medicare provider. For more information about the CHAP accreditation process, visit www.chapinc.org.