Care Provider

Solutions

Opening and operating adult foster care homes can be overwhelming.

Our coaching options deliver confidence.

Systems

for ease of care

Resources

to help build efficiently

Connections

that grow leaders

Systems

for ease of care

Resources

to help build efficiently

Connections

that grow leaders

Processes & tools to help you SUCCEED

Juggling the many tasks to run and operate an AFC home is sometimes stressful, and can affect the quality of care provided to your residents.

We partner with both new and established AFC owners and operators, providing instruction on simple and duplicatable systems. This not only reduces stress in their roles but also increases their ability to deliver superior care to their residents.

Operating Adult Foster Care homes can be intimidating.
We've been there and are here to help.

It’s not right that running an AFC business can produce anxiety and uncertainty. If you’ve…

...felt unprepared for audits and wished you had better systems.

Care Provider Solutions gives you the systems and industry knowledge you need for audits that will make you smile!

...struggle to find & keep reliable staff that love the work they do.

We help you hire well and then teach you how to provide a working atmosphere that staff, clients and their families will appreciate.

...searched for the right connections to ease operations.

Our industry connections will help ease the burden of running your business while also providing peers to lean on.

...worried about having a profitable business.

Care Provider Solutions has long-term industry knowledge to help you succeed at providing a profitable, excellent service to your community.

...had issues finding the right funding for your residents.

 We give you the tools and industry knowledge you need to be able to get the most funding possible for your residents.

...wanted systems in place to save time so you can focus on care.

You’re in business to provide care. We’re in business to help you save time and resources to make that happen.

Your path to success

1

Take our assessment for personalized support

  • Develop clarity
  • Regain your sanity
  • Create an action plan


Take this survey now to resolve business struggles that keep you up at night.

2

Join our Free Membership Community

Say goodbye to the daily grind, reclaim your life from your business and provide better care for your residents, your staff and yourself.

3

Pick your process


Choose your way to learn to eliminate existing issues and establish easy-to-follow processes.

1

Take our assessment for personalized support

  • Develop clarity
  • Regain your sanity
  • Create an action plan


Take this survey now to resolve business struggles that keep you up at night.

2

Join our Free Membership Community 

Say goodbye to the daily grind, reclaim your life from your business and provide better care for your residents, your staff and yourself.

3

Pick your process

Choose your way to learn to eliminate existing issues and establish easy-to-follow processes.

Care Provider SOLUTIONS

We offer three levels of solutions to help you run your business better. All live instruction and meetings for online courses are conducted over video call, with all sessions recorded for scheduling conflicts and future reference.

Engaged Provider

Free

Pro Provider

Coming Soon!

Engaged Provider PLUS:

Expert Provider

Coming Soon!

Engaged & Pro Provider PLUS:

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Our Solutions Apply To:

AFC licensed homes

Group homes for disabled adults

Residential Assisted Living (RAL) facilities

Senior Living AFC facilities proving senior care

Foster care for adults with disabilities in a
Home Community Based Setting (HCBS)

Providers

Pick Your Process

Solutions Online

For those who like to learn at their own pace, on their own time, and at a value-driven cost, Solutions Online offers three levels of participation to provide a flexible environment for learning.

Whether you’re just exploring your options, or you’re ready to join the Pro or Expert Provider levels, Solutions Online gives you access to valuable resources and our Care Provider Community for ongoing support.

Solutions Online Includes:

Coach Led

Coach Led Courses are right for you if you desire in-person training to address the most common pain points of an adult foster care home provider, as well as your company-specific situations.

If you learn best face-to-face and gain better understanding from using tailored situations, mentor led courses accomplish this goal.

Each course will give you and your organization the information you need to thrive.

Coach Led Courses Include:

Solutions Online

For those who like to learn at their own pace, on their own time, and at a value-driven cost, Solutions Online offers three levels of participation to provide a flexible environment for learning.

Whether you’re just exploring your options, or you’re ready to join the Pro or Expert Provider levels, Solutions Online gives you access to valuable resources and our Care Provider Community for ongoing support.

Solutions Online Includes:

Coach Led Courses are right for you if you desire in-person training to address the most common pain points of an adult foster care home provider, as well as your company-specific situations.

If you learn best face-to-face and gain better understanding from using tailored situations, mentor led courses accomplish this goal.

Each course will give you and your organization the information you need to thrive.

Coach Led Courses Include:

It’s Time to Get a Plan for Success

 Say goodbye to the daily grind, reclaim your life from your business, and provide better care to your residents.

Invest in Your Success

with Coach Led Courses

Coach Led courses are the right fit for those who want in-person training for themselves or the managers of their Adult Foster Care organization.

In these sessions, not only do you learn in-depth knowledge on our lesson topics, questions specific to your company are also addressed and discussed face-to-face with one of our certified consultants. A very limited number of 1-on-1 sessions are available with Nadine.

The following courses are tailored to address the most frequent struggles and pain points of an adult foster care community with an in-person coach. Each of these courses will give you and your organization the information you need to thrive!

How to Make Money & A Profit at Your AFC

Our most popular and proven program helps you increase and create income. Eliminate the stress and worry associated with making enough money to pay yourself and your staff well, and make a profit. Using this system, some AFC homes have doubled resident rates. Get your free download of one item included in this course: “How to Calculate the Minimum Cost of Care at Your Facility”.

Includes:

How to Hire and Keep the Best at your AFC

How to Hire and Keep the Best at Your AFC

Staffing problems are the most common cause of sleepless nights. Learn the processes to save money and reduce stress by finding and hiring the right people from the start. Also, learn successful techniques of retention. Learn how to reduce turnover, create consistency of care. Get a free download of one item included in this course: our “Increase Staff Retention” resource.

Includes:

Audit Procedures and Preparation

Relieve your audit nightmares associated with inspections from the State of MI Licensing and other organizations such as the community of mental health and recipient rights. Learn a simple process to monitor and track requirements to prevent citations and run a successful home. Get a free download of one item included in this course: “13 steps to a successful audit”.

Includes:

Resident Admission and Management Systems

Establish the reputation of your adult foster care community as one that is organized, desirable, and efficient. Your reputation will go a long way toward cooperation with Auditors, Agencies and Guardians and attract the residents and staff you want. Developed over 12 years of owning and operating award-winning adult foster care homes. Prevent anxiety by learning streamlined processes a professional AFC organization uses to find and admit new residents and consistently manage resident documentation.  Get a free download of one item included in this course: our “Resident Profile Sheet”.

Includes:

Licensing Start Up
Opening a new AFC Home

Save time, money and energy by following our three step start-up process rather than struggling to figure it out on your own. First, we will assist you in determining if an AFC is right for you. Upon a decision to move forward, we will help you get licensed and fill beds more quickly to begin recouping your property and business start-up costs.

Includes:

Scaling Up Conference

Whether you want to improve the organization you currently have or open one or more new locations, Scaling Up is for you.

Learn strategies to save wasted time, reduce frustration, and win AMAZING prizes. We will help you regain hope and energy with tips and strategies in the most common areas of AFC business struggle and strain.

This conference is for current AFC owners and operators who appreciate insight from experts, love to learn, grow, connect with AFC providers and have fun.

Includes:

Licensing Success Checkup

An in-person inspection at your AFC facility. Ensure systems are running well, accurately, and consistently before a Licensing inspection. Help keep staff accountable with monthly or quarterly checkups. Care Provider Solutions reviews key areas of State of MI licensing compliance for a successful audit, long-term consistency, and accuracy to prevent citations and save you time and money.

Includes:

Free Resources to Help You Succeed

Free downloads and tips to reduce operating stress and increase profitability.

Frequently Asked Questions

If you don’t find the answer to your question below, reach out to us and we’ll happily help you find the answer!

Any individual wanting to become a licensed adult foster home provider or is already operating one or more facilities. A person who values continuous improvement to save time and money, and who chooses education over the ‘fake it until you make it’ philosophy.

Our Five Star Courses are tailored to address the most critical topics AFC owners want and need to understand to succeed. They are approved by the Department of Labor and were developed over 12 years of ownership and operation of multiple award-winning homes. Care Provider Solutions will help relieve some of the frustrations you constantly address in an easy to follow format.

Exactly. Many of the AFC owners we work with felt like they were going crazy trying to get everything done. That’s where Care Provider Solutions can help! We teach simple systems to help save time so you have more time to do what matters most.

Invest a little time to gain a lot of time!

We get it. You know the drills. You know what to expect but you still have sleepless nights. Frustration and anxiety surrounding making money, hiring the right staff, getting ready for audits amongst other things, plague your mind. The truth is, many AFC owners are too close to their business to clearly see opportunities to simplify or change their processes to make their life easier. We can help you get out of the rut and take back control of your life so you can provide better care to your residents and enjoy your job and your life more!

It depends.

For those who like to learn at their own pace, on their own time, and at a value-driven cost, Online courses are the right fit for you.

For those that prefer in-person training where your company-specific needs are addressed, training with a coach is the right fit for you.

In either case – whether Online or Mentor Led – each of these courses will give you the information and tools you need to thrive.

No. Whether you are new to the industry or an experienced owner, you will be pleasantly amazed at how much we can help you.      Set up your first appointment to get started.

Testimonials

Hear how Care Provider Solutions training impacted partnered residential assisted living homes, relieving their stress.

Meet Your Coach

Nadine Carlson-Adult Foster Care System Specialist Consultant

Nadine Carlson

Co-Founder and Consultant for Care Provider Solutions.

 

Nadine understands the struggles that AFC home owners and operators face because she’s been in the same shoes – with 12 years of experience owning and operating AFC homes to benefit others.

Her love for the AFC industry and the people who make it all work drives her in her mission to create systems and provide consulting that helps owners and operators run their businesses better while supporting their growth and profitability.

Ready to find your process for success?