Almost Family, Inc.
| Nasdaq: AFAM
Similar to: Kindred Healthcare, Inc.
Almost Family, Inc. provides home health nursing, rehabilitation and personal care services. The company operates through two business segments: Visiting Nurse Services and Personal Care Services. The Visiting Nurse Services segment provides Medicare-certified home health nursing services to patients in need of recuperative care, followed through a period of hospitalization or care in another type of inpatient facility. This segment provides services which are often provided to patients in lieu of additional care in other settings, such as long term acute care hospitals, inpatient rehabilitation hospitals or skilled nursing facilities. The Personal Care Services segment provides primarily in patients home care services such as personal care, medication management, meal preparation, care giver respite and homemaking. Its services are often provided to patients who would otherwise be admitted to skilled nursing facilities for long term custodial care. The company was founded in 1976 and is headquartered in Louisville, KY.