Home care provider latest business to move to Trumbull

TRUMBULL — Even in the ideal of occasions, no one desires to go into a nursing residence, said Erica Gabrenas. But it is been an particularly tricky offer these earlier two many years, with many such facilities and their individuals still left vulnerable in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic.

“During COVID, no a person wanted to go away to dwelling,” stated Gabrenas, director of consumer care for Synergy HomeCare at 12 Cambridge Travel in Trumbull.

The business enterprise lately moved to Trumbull immediately after 10 many years in Fairfield. It provides non-professional medical dwelling treatment — these as grocery buying, light-weight housekeeping, finding up prescriptions and other tasks — for those who need to have assistance but aren’t all set to go into a nursing house or other care facility.

“Everybody needs to continue to be in their possess residence for as extended as they can,” reported Jay Kiley, owner and CEO of Synergy of Trumbull.

Synergy is a franchise with five places in Connecticut and more than 300 nationwide. The other Connecticut branches are in Stamford, East Haven, Danbury and Cheshire.

Kiley moved Synergy to Trumbull before this calendar year soon after 10 years in Fairfield. It is 1 of various organizations to a short while ago relocate to Trumbull.

Another is Nephrology Associates, a longtime Bridgeport-health-related observe that relocated to an additional location on Cambridge Generate, all over the corner from Synergy. Other people include things like Lindquist Doors and Components, which not long ago moved from Stratford to Lindeman Travel in Trumbull, and Kyber Safety, which moved from Fairfield to Trumbull.

“Trumbull has captivated a amount of enterprises from the location lately,” explained Rina Bakalar, Trumbull’s economic and local community improvement director. “We have experienced relocations from Stamford, Fairfield, Stratford and Bridgeport. I feel the availability of moderately priced space, proximity to the Merritt Parkway and Route 25, the town’s secure economic posture and superior good quality of daily life are all components.”

For Kiley, the shift was critical as his Synergy franchise was growing out of the Fairfield space. Trumbull is also in the middle of the 14 cities Synergy of Trumbull serves, which span from West Haven to Westport. It comes about to be where by Kiley lives, as nicely.

“It’s a really heat small business atmosphere,” Kiley said. “And there’s much less website traffic to offer with.”

He explained that the site has about 80 caregivers doing work in the area to provide any where from 80 to 90 customers. Caregivers can provide treatment for any place from one particular hour to all around the clock as reside-in aid.

While the the vast majority of care that Synergy presents is non-health care, the Trumbull company does utilize a certified functional nurse, Laurie Greene.

“Just understanding that there is a nurse on staff would make persons feel far better,” she explained.

Kiley mentioned charges change primarily based on what companies folks need to have and for how very long, and likely the best alternative is to call the Synergy residence office environment for an assessment. As much as the business’ future, he echoed Gabrenas’s views that house-based treatment is in increased desire than at any time.

“The last two many years we have had incredible growth and we really do not see an close in sight,” Kiley reported.

For additional information about Synergy HomeCare of Trumbull, phone 203-923-8866. The small business is also choosing new staff members.