Theresa Gates

Theresa Gates, PT

Founding Partner | Chief Executive Officer
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After 13 years in the home health industry, Theresa realized the need to provide a home health team of professionals that answers the needs of our Jacksonville community seniors and bridges the gap in patient care.  She recognizes the importance of collaborating patient care with the patient’s entire wellness team is essential in keeping patients as independent as possible, safely within their home environment.  Together, with a core team of exceptional home care leaders, BEYOND Home Health Care Services was founded.  Theresa believes in investing in the best home health care resources, education and training for the home care staff at BEYOND.  Part of BEYOND’s mission is providing a valuable experience for the BEYOND home care team, ensuring exceptional quality patient care that results in positive patient care outcomes.

With a passion to provide extraordinary patient care, Theresa has extensive experience in all aspects of home health business development, clinical program development, operational management, cost-effective care and fully enhanced quality management program development.  Theresa has been a licensed physical therapist for over 19 years.  She currently serves as secretary for the American Physical Therapy Association’s (APTA) Home Health Section and chairperson of the membership development committee for the home health section of the APTA.  Theresa is a national home care consultant, providing education and consulting services for home health agencies in the areas of quality assurance, staff retention and development, due diligence, clinical management, operational assessments and therapy utilization management.  She has been a course presenter at the state and national level on the topics of rehab therapy utilization, clinical program development, OASIS, staff retention and clinical outcomes related to the home health industry.

Carey McGuirk

Office Manager | Administrative Assistant
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Carey comes to BEYOND with extensive experience as an executive assistant for home care executives and director level management.  She is extremely knowledgeable about home care operations, patient care relations and is an exemplary role model on providing outstanding customer service.  Carey’s “can do” attitude is a huge value and asset to the BEYOND patients and staff.  Carey understands the importance of a well-functioning office in order to deliver outstanding patient care and if Carey doesn’t know the answer…she will find out!