Home Healthsmith Awarded Entrepreneur of the Year by Newport Chamber of Commerce


PORTSMOUTH, RI – Home Healthsmith, a Portsmouth, RI business founded in 2012, has been awarded the 2014 Entrepreneur of the Year Award at the Newport County Chamber of Commerce Excellence in Business Awards held on May 20 at Ochre Court.  A growing business with upwardly mobile ideas, Home Healthsmith has become a leader in the industry in a relatively short period of time providing their clients with a safe, functional home that delivers freedom, mobility and confidence.

Bill Bohmbach, founder, President and Certified Aging in Place Spet (CAPS) was joined in 2013 by his wife, Linda, VP Sales and Marketing, combining their 30 years of mobility equipment experience with their passion for serving the people of this community. Bill and Linda see that through their philosophy and business approach, Home Healthsmith clients achieve mobility and safety through the installation of stair lifts, ramps, elevators and grab bars enhancing their freedom and improving their sense of control while protecting their personal dignity.  Knowing that when a call is received it is usually from someone whose need is pressing and immediate, the employees of Home Healthsmith pride themselves on their customer service by setting a company goal of returning phone calls within 2 hours of receipt.

In addition, Home Healthsmith works in close partnership with family members and caregivers while also consulting with various organizations throughout the state including the RI Dept. of Human Services, Office of Rehabilitation Services, the RI Multiple Sclerosis Society, RI Parkinson’s Society, Accessible RI and the Ocean State Center for Independent Living to achieve the best outcome for the individual in need and the whole family.

For more information on Home Healthsmith and its many products and services, check the company website at www.homehealthsmith.com.

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