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About Us

About Bare Essentials Home Care (BEHC)


Bare Essentials Home Care (BEHC) is a non-for-profit organization that primarily provides home health care to the elderly, disabled, and indigent clients in the Jackson County Kansas City area who participate in title XIX and XX. In addition to the clients receiving services through the Division of Aging, BEHC is a contract provider for the Veterans Association and accepts private pay clients on a sliding scale fee for service.

In addition to providing service to its contract agencies, BEHC also provide training opportunities and technical assistance to ensure that the highest quality home care services are provided to clients. BEHC'S support work readiness and job re-entry for new hires which affords us to further assure high quality services and education for clients through monitoring, training, and mentoring.

We are among the leaders in the industry with a proven track record of competence, affordability and dependability which span more than three (3) decades in the Kansas City community.

We Provide our clients with services needed to enjoy the comforts of their own homes. Our standards are impeccable, our service and quality make us the best home care providers in Missouri. Our success in service and quality has enabled us to grow and expand our services to include Child Care (Alphabet Academy) and Adult Day Health Care (Pathways).

Founder & CEO

Deborah Washam

Founder of Bare Essentials

Deborah Washam, RN,MS,CCM

CEO & Executive Director

LaTonya Fisher, CGDS,CDA,BA, MA

LaTonya Fisher
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