HealthKeeperz Announces Plans to Sell Home Health Business to BAYADA Home Health Care
- Serving North Carolina since 1966, HealthKeeperz will continue to provide local communities with hospice care, home medical equipment and supplies and case management services.
- BAYADA, a national home health provider with a strong presence in North Carolina, will now serve a larger footprint the state.
March 1, 2023 - HealthKeeperz, a home and community-based health care service provider based in Pembroke, NC, has signed an agreement to sell its Home Health business to BAYADA Home Health Care (BAYADA), a leading nonprofit home health care provider.
Through this agreement, the HealthKeeperz Fayetteville and Laurinburg Home Health locations will transition to BAYADA locations and will help BAYADA achieve its mission to care for more clients across the state of North Carolina. The acquisition will allow BAYADA to combine the passionate and talented HealthKeeperz Home Health workforce with BAYADA’s management, expertise, operating platforms, and clinical excellence, to make a large impact on the local community.
“The transition of our home health services is an evolution in HealthKeeperz’s commitment to providing quality health care to the southeastern region of North Carolina,” said HealthKeeperz President Tim Brooks. “By partnering with BAYADA, we can concentrate on the areas of health care where we have long-term strategies to scale and innovate, such as hospice care. We are grateful for the continued trust placed in HealthKeeperz by our local communities, and we look forward to the positive impacts that BAYADA will bring to our neighbors and friends in Fayetteville and Laurinburg.”
BAYADA, which transitioned to a nonprofit organization in 2018 to ensure the company’s mission would endure, is headquartered in the Philadelphia region and provides nursing, rehabilitative, therapeutic, hospice and assistive care services to children, adults and seniors in the comfort of their homes. BAYADA provides community-based services from 50+ locations across the state, including Pediatrics, Hospice and Assistive Care services.
“BAYADA is thrilled at the opportunity to partner with HealthKeeperz to continue their strong commitment to the North Carolina community and to continue to grow in this region.” said David Baiada, CEO of BAYADA Home Health Care. “We look forward to welcoming the HealthKeeperz Home Health staff and patients into the BAYADA family, and to work together to continue to improve health care outcomes in our region.
BAYADA and HealthKeeperz expect the transition to be complete by the end of March, 2023, with a strong focus to minimize impact for current HealthKeeperz employees, patients and partners.
Founded in 1966, HealthKeeperz provides palliative care, equipment, and services that combine state-of-the-art medical care with emotional and spiritual support for the patient and their family. As part of an integrated health system, HealthKeeperz offers end-of-life dignity across North Carolina through a compassionate team of 150-plus caregivers.
About BAYADA Home Health Care
BAYADA Home Health Care was founded by J. Mark Baiada in 1975 and provides nursing, rehabilitative, therapeutic, hospice and assistive care services to children, adults and seniors in the comfort of their homes. Headquartered in the Greater Philadelphia suburbs based in New Jersey, BAYADA employs more than 26,000 nurses, home health aides, therapists, medical social workers and other home health care professionals who serve their communities in 24 states from 347 locations, with locations in Canada, Germany, India, Ireland, New Zealand, South Korea, and the United Kingdom.