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Great Lakes Caring Home Health and Hospice Named 2016 Best and Brightest Companies to Work For in Chicago

(June 20, 2016) Great Lakes Caring Home Health and Hospice was recently named one of the 2016 Best and Brightest Companies to Work For® in Chicago by the National Association for Business Resources. Great Lakes Caring has branches in Chicago, Palos Heights and Springfield, Illinois.

Great Lakes Caring President Adam Nielsen credits employee dedication to delivering superior quality health care, their commitment to industry-leading patient satisfaction, and their support and respect for their fellow employees as reasons for the company's selection as a 2016 Best and Brightest Companies to Work For®.

"It is the caring attitude of every one of our employees that makes the key difference in the delivery of care to each patient we are provided the honor to serve.  We invest in innovation, equipment, education and technologies; however we must embrace our extraordinary staff who are committed every day to ensuring we provide value, superior quality, and patient satisfaction. Our staff is the true differentiator that creates the reputation of care and caring, which is at the heart of why we exist," he noted.

The 2016 winning companies were assessed by an independent research firm which evaluated each company's entry based on key measures in various categories. They include compensation, benefits and employee solutions; employee enrichment, engagement and retention; employee education and development; recruitment, selection and orientation; employee achievement and recognition; communication and shared vision; diversity and inclusion; work-life balance; community initiatives; strategic company performance and the best of the best small business, medium business and large business. (See full list of winners here.)

"Profitability and stability is essential for businesses in today's economic climate. Companies that recognize that their employees are the key to their success achieve staying power. Our 2016 winners create their human resource standards to ensure employee satisfaction and they set standards for every business to aspire toward," said Jennifer Kluge, President and CEO of MBPA. "We are proud to honor this year's winners."