Here at Right at Home, we're dedicated to being much more than a franchise company. We are the navigator of what comes next for seniors and adults with disabilities. Our mission has always been to improve the quality of life for those we serve. That means it's always about the people we serve, and our dedicated local owners and their professional teams work tirelessly to care for clients. Though we make sure our franchises live and breathe our mission every day, we recognize that it starts with our corporate team.
These are the people who work behind the scenes to bring you and your loved ones the highest caliber of in‑home care.
Owner and President Belinda Grunewald
Belinda Grunewald, Owner and President of Right at Home Grosse Pointe, has worked in the health care field since 2008. As a Healthcare Administrator, she successfully developed a visiting geriatric physician group, based out of Rochester Hills, MI. acted as the COO for a startup visiting veterinary group, before becoming the Director of Business Development for a non-emergency transportation company.
Belinda was born in Adelaide, Australia. At the age of 3, she moved with her family to Bjärnum, Sweden. After graduating from a Business and Administration school, she moved to the United States. Wanting to explore her new country, she lived in Key West Florida and Las Vegas Nevada, before permanently settling down in Michigan. She currently resides in Bloomfield Hills with her family.
Having worked alongside Right at Home throughout her career, it was an easy and logical step to join this amazing organization as co-owner of Right at Home Grosse Pointe. Belinda’s past experience providing care for patients with an average age of 90, have taught her the various aspects of the type of care this age group needs.
She is passionate about elder care and educating health care professionals as well as providers on how to improve the quality of life for our seniors.
Jeffrey A. Welsh was raised in the Detroit, Michigan area. His father practiced medicine and his mother cut short nursing school to raise the family. In 1979 Jeff graduated from Michigan State University where he studied social work, but later added business courses and earned a B.A. in Personnel Administration.
After graduation, Jeff joined General Motors as a Public Relations Field Representative promoting science and technology and generating publicity through news outlets.
He has also held positions in Sales Management, has been a Co-owner and CEO of a multi-unit restaurant business, Chief Operating Officer of an educational franchise system, and Professional Consultant to a variety of aspiring business owners. In 1992, he earned an M.B.A. at Southern Methodist University in Dallas, Texas.
Jeff started his Right at Home business in Oakland County in early 2007. Later, he added territories in Macomb county and eastern Wayne County. Along with his staff of nurses, administrators and care providers he works hard every day to maintain a good reputation. He is an innovator; always looking for ways to provide the best care even in difficult circumstances. In 2018, Right at Home Tri-County Metro earned accreditation from The Joint Commission, a symbol of quality for organizations that meet certain performance standards in the health care field.
Jeff serves on the Board of Directors of the Michigan Chapter of the Home Care Association of America, and the Quality of Life Committee of the Oakland County Business Round Table. Currently Jeff and his wife Bev live in Clarkston, Michigan. They enjoy travel, golf, visiting with their friends and families, and their dogs Ellie and Dash.
Vice President/Director of Nursing
Kay has worked for Right at Home since August 2017. Kay is an RN with a Master’s Degree in Health Care Administration. Prior to joining Right at Home, Kay served as Vice President of Quality and Professional Services at Beaumont Health System. Kay worked for Beaumont Hospital, Royal Oak for 37 years as a registered nurse and in various leadership and administrative positions. Kay led Right at Home’s journey to acquire Joint Commission Accreditation in April 2018. This designation is one of the highest in the industry with regard to quality and safety of services. Kay is also the Program Manager for Right at Home’s Dementia and Cognitive Support Program. Through this program, Right at Home will have specialized caregivers to meet the needs of clients with dementia and cognitive decline by focusing on the client’s abilities, not their disabilities.
Kay and her husband are residents of Rochester Hills, have four grown children and the world’s cutest grandchildren.
Mindy has worked with Right at Home since January 2017. She graduated from Eastern Michigan University in 2000 and is a Certified Therapeutic Recreation Specialist. Prior to joining Right at Home as the Agency Administrator Mindy worked as a Program Manager for an Adult Day Service providing care for older adults with dementia for 12 years.
When not at work Mindy enjoys spending time with her family, including her two young children.
Harley began working for Right at Home in December 2017. With 6 years of experience scheduling she is able to keep Right at Home clients happy. Harley is a key player in the success of Right at Home.
When she is not at work Harley enjoys spending time with family and friends.