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Why Acorn?

National and Local Recognitions

Our founder, Lorenzo Mejia, was named the 2014 Dementia Care Professional of the Year by the Alzheimer’s Foundation of America.  That same year we received a Quality Service Award from the Board of Commissioners of Orange County.  We are the only company in the Triangle that can boast these recognitions.

The Best Caregivers!

Many people say they have good caregivers.  We believe that the caregivers you get through Acorn are superior for the following reasons:

They are caregiving professionals who have committed themselves to caring for elderly people and those suffering with dementia, Alzheimer’s and other conditions.  We believe they are the best in Chapel Hill – Durham – Raleigh area.  They are not merely earning an hourly wage until a better opportunity comes along.

Because of their experience and credentials, they earn significantly more per hour, even though the total cost of care is at the low end of the market.  Each one has gone through an extensive multi-step screening process.  Learn more about our Caregiver Screening Process.

Personality Assessments

In addition to a rigorous in-house screening, all caregivers must perform well on a personality assessment.  The purpose of this is to verify that the caregiver exhibits the aptitudes needed for superior home care, as well as an ability to bond with patients and adapt to their changing needs.

Competitive Prices

Price does matter!  Home care is not the only expense you may incur when caring for your loved one.  Our business model and investments in technology allow us to keep our costs low while providing you high quality home care options that are some of the most affordable on the market.

Bonded and Insured

We have bonding and commercial liability insurance, for greater peace of mind.

Technology

Our investments in technology enable us to lower operating costs and provide the highest quality client experience.  Features include a Client Portal and online training for family members.  Learn more about our home care technology.

The Buck Stops Here!

Acorn is locally owned and independently operated.  We have a passion for what we do arising from our personal experiences caring for our own parents.  No one dictates policy from a national office!  Learn more about our story.

Contact us today to schedule a free in-home consultation.