As a premier companion and homemaking service company, our goal is for our clients to live independently in their own environment.

A Bridge for Independence, Sarasota In-Home Health Care Services

We are dedicated to assisting individuals who live in their own home, Assisted Living Facility, Alternate Housing, Nursing Home or during a hospital stay.

A Message from the Owner Kimberly Stanford

“I have always wanted to start my own company. I am thrilled to start my first office in Sarasota, Florida. I promise to deliver excellence in service with a focus on customer service. My customers are clients, family members of clients, professionals assisting clients, employees and referral sources.”

- Kimberly Stanford

We provide Home Health Care Companions and Homemakers whom have been trained as Home Health Aides and Certified Nursing Assistants. They assist with Companionship, Homemaking, Respite, Dementia/Alzheimer and End of Life Care.

We also provide Mental Health support for the Mentally Ill or Physically Disabled. We are committed to providing Elite Caregivers and Excellence in Service.

About Kimberly Stanford

A Bridge For Independence, LLC is locally owned and operated by Kimberly Stanford, a Registered Nurse with over 25 years of Home Care experience.

She is currently a Registered Nurse with a degree in Business Administration and also maintains an Administrator’s license. Kimberly’s nursing experience includes a multitude of Health Care environments including Hospitals, Long Term Care, Assisted Living, Nutritional Centers and Home Health Care.

Kimberly has started Home Care companies, served on Home Care Advisory Boards and had her own consulting business assisting Home Care Agencies with Survey Compliance. Her consulting business also provided services for Group Homes, providing Psychiatric Nursing Supervision for the mentally and physically handicapped.

In some states she is recognized as a Qualified Mental Health Professional (QMHP). She is also qualified to train Alzheimer’s and is a Community CPR and First Aide Instructor.

Kimberly has over 10 years of Regional Management experience and has worked for 4 of the largest National Health Care Companies in the USA. As a Regional Manager, she had financial, sales and operational responsibility for a number of Home Care Offices and/or a number of Assisted Living Facilities.