Our passion is helping folks live a fulfilling life, and being a caregiver serving them is a rewarding career.
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About Us

It doesn’t matter if you’re here because you’re looking for help living independently, or if you want to make sure someone you love has the support they need to stay in their home. Right at Home Springfield believes there’s more to caring for people than just providing in-home assistance. You deserve a care partner that understands the course of your journey and will help you navigate the road ahead. Whether it’s preparing a meal or providing 24-hour care, we will be there for you.

Extraordinary service is something we never compromise on. With Right at Home's decades of experience in providing integral care in communities, our time-tested, compassionate professionals help ensure safety and well-being for you and your loved ones.

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Our Mission

Put simply, our mission is to improve the quality of life for those we serve. Of course, we recognize that everyone’s idea of “quality of life” is different, which is why it’s so important to us to make you an active part of your own care plan. We want you to be in the driver’s seat regardless of any limitations or challenges you’re facing.

Most of all, we believe aging isn’t just about staying healthy, safe and independent. It’s also about living well.

A client listening intently to her caregiver as they talk over coffee. A client listening intently to her caregiver as they talk over coffee.

Ashwin Modayil, Owner

Right at Home Springfield

Right at Home Springfield Owner Ashwin Modayil

Ashwin came to the United States from India in 2002 to pursue higher education. While working to pay his way through university and maintain a high grade point average, Ashwin received news that his father, Dr. George Modayil, was headed into the advanced stages of his battle with cancer and needed Ashwin’s help at home.

As an orthopedic surgeon who had spent his life in hospitals, the one thing Dr. Modayil wanted more than anything was to be at home for as long as possible and to have his son Ashwin making decisions on his behalf.

Ashwin stayed focused on keeping his father in their home environment where his father could be the most comfortable. With very little home health care available in the city of Bangalore, his father’s condition soon became too much to handle, and the family was led to rely on a more stable environment of care.

During Dr. Modayil’s final moments of life, Ashwin promised his father he would return to America to finish what he had started — his Masters in Health Administration followed by a Masters of Public Health.

 

Why Ashwin Stepped Up to the Challenge of Providing In-Home Care

Ashwin shares his reasons for opening Right at Home Springfield and what drives his passion for home care. There is a depth of relationships this type of business offers both clients and their care team. The importance of helping people and supporting the community at large is a big part of serving others. Through in-home care, Right at Home Springfield offers an empathetic helping hand to support people as they live their future.

Our Philanthropy

Globally, an estimated 70 million people with disabilities have no access to a wheelchair. Those who cannot walk must crawl or be carried to their destination. In collaboration with a network of like-minded partners, Free Wheelchair Mission has distributed more than 1 million wheelchairs to people with disabilities in 93 developing countries around the world, providing renewed dignity, independence and hope through the gift of mobility, at no cost to the recipient.

As an organization, Right at Home's work with Free Wheelchair Mission began in 2016 as the company looked for a partner that would help us further our mission of improving lives worldwide. To date, the Right at Home team's efforts have raised more than $400,000 that has funded over 5,000 wheelchairs, which were distributed through life-changing Vision Trips to Vietnam, Ecuador and Costa Rica.

A number of caregivers praying with an Ecuadorian woman in a wheelchair.
A caregiver hugs a Vietnamese recipient of the Free Wheelchair Mission.
A number of caregivers praying with an Ecuadorian woman in a wheelchair.
A caregiver hugs a Vietnamese recipient of the Free Wheelchair Mission.
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