FLORENCE – Kindred Spirits at Home LLC, is a new venture in Florence that took root in the fall of 2021.
It is a home health care company serving the Florence, Darlington, Lake City and Kingstree areas.
Owner Elexus McWhite said she recently opened a storefront and will soon be offering customers light housekeeping and errands such as taking subscriptions, groceries; walks to appointments, meal preparation and errands, and daily chores for the elderly and disabled.
McWhite said she has a list of potential clients and as soon as she receives her home health license from DHEC, she will start taking clients. She said it should be soon..
“I plan to hire more people soon,” she said.
McWhite said she would require background checks and drug tests. She said extensive training on how to deal with customers will be provided.
“I believe people are born with interpersonal skills, but others can be trained,” she said. “I want to teach people how to deal with people with disabilities, old people and new mothers.”
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Thanks to her experience and interpersonal skills, she is convinced that she can succeed.
McWhite said she also wanted to make an impact on the community. She has already been involved in the community. In 2015, she organized a fundraiser for breast cancer awareness.
“I raised $6,000 for the Susan G. Komen Foundation,” McWhite said. “I had it at Timrod Park. It was just games, music, food and guest speakers.
McWhite has experience working in a medical office and volunteering in a hospital setting. She currently works at Advance Cardiology on Second Loop Road in Florence. She graduated in healthcare management from Ultimate Medical Academy in Tampa, Florida.
She is originally from Florence and graduated from South Florence High School. McWhite has a 2-year-old daughter, Emerald, whom she calls “Emmy.”
Kindred Spirits at Home LLC is located at 179 S. Cashua Drive in Florence. Hours are 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.