Industry News • August 29, 2019
Salem Area Visiting Nurse Association (SAVNA) is merging with Home Care Advantage Inc.
SAVNA is a nonprofit home health agency located within the city limits of Salem, Ohio. SAVNA currently provides services to all of Columbiana County and the lower five townships of Mahoning County.
Founded in 1994 and also based in Salem, Home Care Advantage Inc. is a nonprofit provider of non-medical home health aide services, in addition to personal care, meal planning, companionship and housekeeping services.
Home Care Advantage Inc. currently employs 57 individuals, according to a press release announcing the news.
According to reports, SAVNA and Home Care Advantage have agreed to merge together as a single nonprofit corporation in order to combine their services and provide better care throughout their shared markets.
“Home Care Advantage is the area’s premier home health care agency,” SAVNA Executive Director Brenda Kays said in the press release. “Its long-term success, sound management, and [Joint Commission] accreditation make it stand out amongst providers of home health care services.”
This article originally appeared in an article in Home Health Care News.