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Take Care Named 2012 Gulf Coast 500 Company

Monday, August 6th 2012

take-care-wins-gulf-coast-500Every year, the Gulf Coast Business Review compiles a list of the top 500 companies in eight counties covering the region from Naples to Tampa. And since 2000, Take Care Private Duty Home Health Care continues to rank on the list as one of the 250 largest companies in the Gulf Coast Business Review’s Gulf Coast 500. Take Care serves communities along the Gulf Coast of Florida, reaching from Ellenton, Bradenton, Anna Maria Island, Lakewood Ranch, Sarasota, Siesta Key, Longboat Key, Casey Key, Osprey, Venice, Englewood, Punta Gorda, and Port Charlotte.

From its inception, passion and integrity have been at the heart of Take Care, founded by Susanne S. Wise, RN, MBA. Opening in Sarasota, Florida in 1995 with four employees, Take Care has successfully grown to more than 500 staff with locations in Sarasota, Bradenton, and Venice. Take Care’s services include personal care (ranging from home health aides up to registered nurses) in a client’s own home setting and through the affiliate of the Take Care company, Take Care Advisor supports clients with their total health care from the bio-psycho-social approach with professional registered nurse geriatric care managers.

Setting the Standards of Care

The Gulf Coast 500 recognition is one of many for Take Care. Take Care continues to be on the cutting edge of health care in our local communities. We push the standards and raise the expectations across the board for health care in our community. In 2012, in all locations, our teams received first place in the following awards programs:

As Take Care grows locally and regionally, the goal is to continue to blend compassion, expertise, and technology to help clients and their families plan and prepare for the complexities of aging.

About Susanne Wise, RN, MBA: Take Care’s Founder

Susanne started Take Care in 1995 in Sarasota, Florida. Today the company has expanded to include four offices across Florida’s Gulf Coast: Sarasota, Bradenton, and Venice. Susanne witnessed the increasing need for specialized private duty home health care in the region. In addition, with her ingenuity and foresight, she understood the importance of incorporating Registered Nurse Geriatric Care Management in addition to understanding the long-term care insurance policies and how this knowledge directly benefited Take Care clients. If you would like to read more about Susanne, please click here.