Home Care Associates is Philadelphia's premier home health care provider.

Personal care from a Home Care Associates Aide

We provide complimetary home care consultations to help determine which services you require and to ensure that you are matched with the appropriate home health care aide.

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As an employee-owned cooperative, our home health aides are involved in company decisions and have a stake in our future. We also offer new employees an award-winning training program.

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Home Care Associates aides and attendants are reliable and trained

Janie Dixon is our longest tenured employee. She was in the first training class of Home Health Aides in February of 1993. She has now been with us for more than 20 years.

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HCA is Philadelphia's only worker-owned cooperative home health care agency.

At Home Care Associates, we believe that quality jobs mean quality care. We provide trained, reliable home health care aides specifically chosen to meet your needs.


Our industry leading recruitment and training program produces caring and qualified home care aides. Our commitment to our employees instills a feeling of job security and investment in the company that has proven to translate into higher quality care. New employees undergo a month of extensive training. The program helps our trainees develop a full range of clinical, communication and problem solving skills. A specialized curriculum on aging and care of the elderly is included.


HCA is committed to helping you or your loved one remain independent. We provide a wide range of care and assistance designed to grow and adapt as your needs change over time. HCA aides are trained and able to help you with all of your home health care needs. Our aides are trained to provide high quality care, whether it is related to your health and medical needs or to assist you with other daily tasks.


Home Care Associates offers medical services, including checking temperatures, pulse, respiration and blood pressure. We offer guidance and assistance with taking medications. We will also communicate with your other health care providers to ensure that you receive the proper care.


Our aides and attendant are trained to provide for a wide variety of personal care needs. HCA aides and attendants are trained to assist with rehabilitative care and to compassionately provide assistance with bathing, toileting, grooming and dressing.


We also provide a host of household chores. Let Home Care Associates help you relieve a little of the burden of everyday life. Some of our more popular offerings include assisting with meal preparation, running errands and other concierge services. We also offer companionship and travel to doctors appointments. Our aides will also perform light housekeeping to help provide a higher quality of living.


We offer a free consultation to help determine how we can best help you and to ensure that you are matched with the appropriate home care aide.



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HCA Recognized for a Strong Commitment to Social and Environmental Issues

Home Care Associates and Founder/CEO Karen Kulp were recently highlighted in a featured list of standout women-run Certified B Corps. Compiled by non-profit B Lab and Corporate Knights, the list profiles women entrepreneurs demonstrating "drive and creativity" within the marketplace. Check out the entire list



HCA Celebrates 20 Years of Operation With Hugs.

Home Care Associates, a Philadelphia company which provides in-home care for more than 500 people each year celebrated 20 years of operation today with a group hug for its hardworking staffers. Home Care Associates recognized its more than 250 home care aides today at the Shops at Liberty Place with citations from the City of Philadelphia and the governor of Pennsylvania, and with a hug to say “job well done.”

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