In-Home Care 

Bare Essentials 

3200 Wayne Avenue

Kansas City, MO 64109


Founder: Deborah Washam, RN 1993-

CEO: LaTonya Fisher, CM 1998 -

Advanced Personal Care- Services may include passive range of motion, use of lifts for hygiene around catheter/ostomy sites, and application of prescription ointments/lotions and etc.

Skilled Nursing- RN and LPN'S:

  • Health Assessment, Med Set-Up and Supervision 

  • Health Education 

  • In-service Staff Training 

​Payment Sources:

  • Missouri Medicaid 

  • Private Pay 

  • Veteran Administration 

  • Private Insurance with prior authorization

Basic Personal Care-Services include; meal  preparation, bathing, assistance getting dressed, shampoo, denture care, personal activities of daily living (ADL), and other needs.

Homemaker Service- Household activities provided when the clients are unable to manage the home. Activities are directed toward home management and activities of daily living. Services include meal preparation, washing dishes, making beds, laundry, light house keeping, shopping, errands, (to pay bill, etc). 

Respite-Services are maintenance and supervisory care provided to an individual to give temporary relief to the primary caregiver. Services include protective oversight and companionship. 

Bare Essentials Home Care, Inc., Now offers as part of our Program Services, Housing For Women and Children.  WELCOME  "Mother's Bridge Transitional Housing"     Call 816 304 8394 for further information.  We are Building our Community one Family at a time!

"Where Quality is not just a Word, but a Commitment."



3200 Wayne Avenue, Suite 103, Kansas City, MO 64109 US


Pathways Adult Day Health Care

Directors: Martina Bowden/ Anita Ray  

7911 Paseo Blvd. 

Kansas City, MO 64131


Health care services:

  • Nursing Services 
  • ​Monitoring and administration of medicines
  • Medical Follow-ups 
  • Emergency Care
  • Weight Monitoring 
  • Blood Glucose/Blood Pressure Monitoring 

Mental Health Services:

  • Participant support and counseling 
  • Caregiver Support and counseling
  • Therapeutic Discussion Groups 
  • Mental Health Referrals and Assessments

Service Offerings

  • Medical Support Services- help manage medications and other daily clinical needs 
  • Therapeutic Activities-exercise and mental interaction for all participants.
  • Personal Care-helping with toileting, grooming,eating,and personal activities of daily living (ADL)
  • Social Activities interaction with other participants in planned activities appropriate for their conditions.
  • Nutrition-offering Breakfast, lunch and snacks; therapeutic diets provided when prescribed by physician.
  • Transportation- assists in identifying and arranging transportation services for clients 
  • Field Trips 

​Therapeutic Activities:

  •  Board  and Table  Games 
  • Painting Arts and Crafts 
  • Adaptive Exercise Walking
  • Jigsaw Puzzles Music Dance and Therapy 
  • Community Service for skilled development and enhancement 
  • Cooking and nutrition
  • Current Events and Movies

Community Based- Adult day care program offering a variety of health, therapeutic, and social services to handicap, disabled and seniors who need assistance or require supervised care in a protective setting during daytime hours.

  • Restore or maintain optimal capacity for self-care to frail elderly persons or adults with disabilities.
  • Delay or prevent inappropriate or personally undesirable institutionalization.​

Program Description: The Program stresses partnership with participant, the family, the physician, and the community in working towards maintaining  personal independence. In some situations, individuals already institutionalized may be placed back in the community with ADHC assistance and support services. Pathways ADHC has a multidisciplinary team of health professionals who conduct assessments of each potential participant to determine and plan the ADHC services needed to meet the individual's specific health and social needs.