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Nurse Next Door is proud to bring premium senior home care to the communities of Gardner, Fitchburg, Leominster, Clinton, Athol, Winchendon and Lunenburg!
Owner of Nurse Next Door Gardner, Joseph Kiarie graduated with a degree in BSc Mechanical engineering, and after some years in sales, and marketing in the field, he fell in love with working with people. He wanted a complete change in his career, which is why he went back to school and received an associate degree in Nursing. He made connections through helping others and has been in the healthcare field for the past 16 years.
Joseph started out as a Certified Nurse Assistant and in the last 12 years, he worked as a Registered Nurse (RN). He has extensive experience caring for seniors in the nursing homes, acute rehabilitation facilities, and an acute care hospital. In the hospital, Joseph cared for patients with complex surgical procedures, and telemetry issues including various heart medication drips. He has also cared for those with chronic diseases, like diabetes, COPD, CHF, CKD among others. Joseph is certified in CPR, BLS, and ACLS.
Joseph recognizes the need for homecare is increasing in the Gardner community with the growing number of baby boomers retiring and requiring personal care. He chose to start a Nurse Next Door franchise after a brief experience co-starting a homecare company. He realized that a strong brand and well-proven system was the best way to stand out from the crowd while also providing premium home care services. How?
Nurse Next Door is an elder care service with heart. Our four core values guide everything we do, every day: Admire People, WOW Customer Experience, Find a Better and Passionate About Making a Difference.
Clients and their loved ones will have the peace of mind and knowledge that the team is here to make seniors’ lives better while ensuring they retain their dignity. Nurse Next Door Gardner goes beyond providing tasks. On top of offering a wide range of services from light housekeeping to personal care, we also focus on Happier Aging™ – a truly unique experience dedicated to help seniors get back to doing what they love.
Perfect Match Guarantee
Nurse Next Door Gardner clients are not just assigned a caregiver. We match clients and caregivers based on skill, needs, and interests. We believe in building relationships beyond care.
Consistency in Care
We believe that in order for caregivers to deliver Happier Aging and deliver care that goes beyond simply performing tasks, consistency in care is crucial. Unlike other senior home care agencies, we make sure to send the same caregivers to clients so they learn their routine and their specificities.
Rehabilitation after Hospital Discharge
Nurse Next Door Gardner helps to improve outcomes of clients who have recently been discharged from the hospital, and works closely to ensure they receive the quality care they need.
Our Talent is Caring
Nurse Next Door’s Care Services Center is open 24/7, 365 days a year to make sure we never miss a call or scheduling request from clients and caregivers. This means we can accept urgent requests, even in the middle of the night. You don’t need to worry about voicemails or having to return calls.
We’re proud to serve local communities near you. Nurse Next Door provides in home care; a 7 Days a Week, 24 Hour Home Care Team; experts in Alzheimer’s & dementia; licensed and bonded caregivers; and nursing services where needed – all with no long-term contracts.
We do senior
home care differently.
We make it possible for seniors to live in their own home. Nurse Next Door’s extraordinary family of nurses and caregivers can take care of your loved one so you can get back to being a daughter or son.Services We Provide
Live 24/7 Scheduling Support
With fast, easy access, we’re always just a phone call away.
Licensed & Insured Caregivers
Find the perfect match. All in home caregivers are kind, trained and insured.
Continuity of Care
You’ll always be covered by a familiar caregiver, even with a tricky schedule.
Alzheimer's & Dementia Care
Get total peace of mind with caregivers experienced in accommodating age-related challenges.
No Long-term Contracts
You should never feel ‘stuck’. Short-term or long-term, all home care assistance is flexible.
Ongoing Case Management
We manage every step, including planning and monitoring physical and emotional health.
Comprehensive Home Care
Our caregivers provide everything from housekeeping and cooking to personal care and medication reminders.
Regular Care Updates
Caregivers record cognitive and physical observations during every visit to keep you well-informed.
Find a caregiver and get back to living your life.
Our in-home caregivers build relationships and encourage independence. Matched specially for your loved one, they're flexible, supportive, and passionate about helping Mom or Dad live more comfortably.
Licensed and Insured
Their care allows me to run the rest of my life, you know, because I have a full-time job and two 16-year-olds who need to go places. Nurse Next Door has taken the burden off of me. There's really no other way we could have managed it.”
Your help and assistance in this challenging period is greatly appreciated. Our entire family extends our thanks for all you have done.”
Overall, what she gets is care, honest-to-goodness care. I get the peace of mind of knowing that my mother is with a company that sincerely cares about her. They give you basic respect, dignity and the tender loving care that all of our parents want and that we want for our parents.”
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