With completion of sale, Physical Relief Health Care Services embarks on
new strategic direction focused on health care consulting and
KITCHENER, ON, Jan. 14 /CNW/ - Pace Homecare is pleased to announce the
acquisition of the therapy, nursing, and homemaking/personal support
operations of Physical Relief Health Care Services. The acquisition
brings together two established and respected names in the home care
field in south western Ontario.
The combination of Pace and Physical Relief's home care operations will
create an organization that is able to serve the Waterloo Wellington,
South West and Erie St. Clair LHIN geographies with over 180 health
care workers comprised of Physiotherapists, Occupational Therapists,
Social Workers, Speech Language Pathologists, Dietitians, Nurses,
Homemakers / Personal Support Workers, and Companions delivering a wide
range of services within the home and community. The combined
operations will include central office locations in Kitchener-Waterloo
and London, and a satellite office in Exeter.
Frank Pace, President of Pace Homecare states: "Both companies have a
tradition of commitment to serving clients' needs in the best of all
possible ways. Physical Relief has a wonderful team of therapists,
nurses, homemakers and companions who are dedicated to delivering
compassionate, high quality care. We are very excited about the
addition of Physical Relief's home care operations with Pace Homecare
and believe that this acquisition will result in improved service
capability, new service locations, and ultimately improved client
Elaine Knight, President of Physical Relief: "We are thrilled that Pace
will be the new home for our staff and clients. Pace has a wonderful
client service reputation and is an organization that is managed with a
high level of integrity. The sale of Physical Relief's home care
operations to Pace Homecare will allow Physical Relief to focus its
energy on the delivery of information technology solutions in the
healthcare field. This includes the work that we have recently begun in
the area of telemedicine and continuing our work with Sensory
Technologies in the development of 'bedside' electronic record systems
used by nurses and therapists."
In addition to this transaction, the organizations intend to collaborate
in the future to leverage Physical Relief's technology solutions in the
delivery of homecare services.
About Pace Homecare Services Inc. www.pacehealth.com
Pace Homecare is a privately owned Canadian company with its head office
in the City of Kitchener (Ontario). Pace Homecare is part of the Pace
Group of Companies, together with Pace Consulting Group Inc. and Pace
Physiotherapy Centre Inc.
The Pace Group of Companies provides professional healthcare services
that directly assist individuals, families, and organizations with
maintaining their health and productivity within the home, community
and work place. Pace has an extensive multi-disciplinary network of
service providers across Canada, which we have established over 25
years in the EAP, counselling and homecare fields.
About Physical Relief Health Care Services www.physicalrelief.com
Physical Relief Health Care Services (incorporated as 1231425 Ontario
Inc.) is an Ontario based, multi-disciplinary health care provider.
Since 1984, Physical Relief Health Care Services has distinguished
itself by providing health services to Ontario residents through a wide
range of disciplines. Expertise in Nursing, Homemaking, Companions,
Social Work, Dietitian, Physiotherapy, Occupational Therapy, and Speech
Language Pathology has enabled Physical Relief Health Care Services to
become one of Ontario's leading private multi-disciplinary care
providers. We are dedicated to the dignity of the individual,
excellence in client care and quality of service.
SOURCE Physical Relief Health Care Services
For further information:
Philip Pace, Program Manager, Pace Homecare Services Inc,
(800) 665-7223 ext 413, firstname.lastname@example.org.