Home Healthsmith Expands Facility and Adds Staff

PORTSMOUTH, RI – Home Healthsmith, the Portsmouth, Rhode Island based company that helps people live safely in their homes longer, recently leased additional space for assembly and storage of their home safety equipment. The Middletown location in the Aquidneck Corporate Park provides easy access for their principal client base.

About this expansion, Home Healthsmith’s owner and president, Bill Bohmbach said, “The time had come to rent a dedicated space for storing and assembling our new and used inventory of stairlifts, ramps, and more. This will enable us to fulfill our client’s needs more efficiently.”

Robie Pierce

Also, Robie Pierce has joined the Home Healthsmith team as Sales Administrator. Robie will be identifying new markets and introducing the company’s home safety equipment and services within them. He will also work to expand growth with staffing, sales goals, business plans, sales & marketing budgets, capital requirements and more.

Upon his appointment, Robie commented, “I am pleased to help Home Healthsmith bring their fresh and professional approach with service and safety to the “aging in place” population.

Robie brings over 30 years of experience in sales and development management including a 20 year association with the world of disability. He founded and worked as Sailing, Development, and Event Director at Shake-A-Leg for 17 years. This world-renowned Newport based organization created sailing programs for people with a variety of disabilities. Robie also wrote the Accessibility Guidelines for Rhode Island’s Tall Ship, Oliver Perry, now under construction and expected to launch in 2014.

Linda Bohmbach, Vice President of Sales at Home Healthsmith, commented, “We are excited that Robie has joined our team. I am certain his unique blend of sales and marketing experience plus his intimate knowledge of the needs of the disabled will serve us well.”


About Home Healthsmith

Home Healthsmith, a local, family-owned business, provides many products and services that enable older or physically challenged people to enjoy their homes longer to maintain their level of comfort without compromising health and safety. Home modifications include the installation and repair of stairlifts, bath lifts, grab bars, and wheelchair ramps. They also repair wheelchairs and scooters. General property management services as well as seasonal programs are also available. Their service area includes all of Rhode Island plus areas of Cape Cod, South Shore and the Boston area west to Worcester, Massachusetts.

Home Healthsmith offers a complete solution to ensure a home functions in a way that reflects the occupants’ changing needs to preserve their independence. The first step is a SafeHome Audit, an in-home review and discussion of your personal goals and home upgrade possibilities. The second step in the program is a SafeHome Install when the home and safety mobility upgrades are completed. The SafeHome Advantage protects Home Healthsmith’s clients’ safety and mobility year round. Every four months a technician looks at everything from loose cabinet handles to faulty light switches.

To learn more, please call toll free 1.855.HHSMITH or visit www.homehealthsmith.com.

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