Phoenix Home Care Acquires Essential Home Health, Inc.

Overland Park, KS, September 03, 2014 --( Phoenix Home Care, Inc., announced that it has reached a definitive agreement to acquire Essential Health Care, a premier health care provider in the greater Kansas City region on the Kansas side.

Essential Health Care, which delivers home health and private duty services, is an industry leader of health care services offered in the home. Jason and Gigi Mateo started Essential Health Care after moving to the United States 30 years ago. They have earned a strong reputation for personalized service and client care. Phoenix Home Care plans on continuing this mission with the same level of care, compassion, and commitment to those needing these valuable services. With the acquisition, Phoenix Home Care now operates 13 home care agency locations in Kansas, Missouri, and Colorado.

“We have been amazed at the quality of existing Essential staff. Further, we are excited with the opportunity to build on the solid foundation established by the Mateos’ and their exceptional team,” says Phil Melugin, President/Owner of Phoenix Home Care, Inc.

Founded in 2011, Phoenix Home Care, Inc., is a leading Health Care Agency born from a true desire to improve the quality of life for those we serve. The mission of Phoenix Home Care is to offer new beginnings and meaningful opportunities to caregivers and clinicians while providing home care services to our clients built on innovation, skill and Christ-like values of compassion, honesty and patience.

Phoenix Home Care has 13 office locations and serves communities throughout Missouri, Kansas, and Colorado. Phoenix provides Home Health Care services to those who desire to remain independent at home. Phoenix provides acute Skilled Nursing through Home Health Service; Private Duty Nursing to children and young adults with Special Need; Privately Paid Services such as nursing, nurse-aide or companion level assistance with activities of daily living from a few hours a day to around-the-clock care; state funded In-home services (homemaker chores, errands and shopping, personal care, education, med set-ups and reminders); Consumer Directed Service where Phoenix serves as a state vendor to provide administrative support services; and Hospice. Phoenix has more than 1,700 employees across the three states. Visit the Phoenix Home Care Career page to view current openings in Overland Park, KS and other offices:

For more information about Phoenix or questions regarding services, contact Machelle Farmer, Public Relations Manager for Phoenix Home Care, at 417-881-7442 or
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