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Peter M. Bakker Agency Inc.

302 W Main St #206
Avon, CT 06001

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Home Health and Hospice Insurance

Customized Insurance programs to meet the unique needs of home health care, companion care, hospice and other home health care providers across the United States

Caring for ailing and vulnerable people in their homes isn’t easy - mentally or emotionally. Combine that with the demands of growing a business and Home Health Care and Hospice business owners face complex challenges.

You have a passion for what you do, helping people is what drives you and your business. Big issues weigh heavily on your mind. Maintaining compliance and regulatory issues. Keeping your clients and staff safe. Finding the time to grow a business and manage your family life.

With so much to focus on (and worry about) its critical to work with an insurance broker who truly understands your business and all that you must protect.

The Bakker Agency understands the unique demands and risks associated with operating a Home Health Care or Hospice business. We focus on minimizing the costs and risks associated with operating these critical organizations so that you can focus on what’s most important – providing care and companionship to beloved members of our families and communities.

We worry about the insurance, so you don’t have to.


Contact a Bakker insurance specialist today to discuss the best options for your situation. field.

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What do you have to lose?

Don’t let a lawsuit ruin the health care business you’ve worked hard to build.

Employee Error

Cost: $187,329+

An employee was visiting an at home patient and assisting the client with using the restroom when the client fell and sustained a serious injury and now requires extended care. It was determined that the caregiver did not adhere to written procedures on client handling and that the training offered to employees was substandard.


Cost: $293,675

A claim involving a patient who was injured when she fell from her wheelchair while picking up an item she dropped while her aide was in another room. It was alleged that the employee was negligent in not providing supervision and assistance.


Cost: $390,125

An employee of an Insured Home Health Agency was transporting a 76-year-old patient by car. The Insured’s employee was 35 years old and lost control of her vehicle by either passing out or having a seizure. The client later passed away.

The proper Home Health Care and Hospice Insurance Program will protect you, your employees and your business from accidents, allegations and errors that are often commonplace in your industry.

Protect what matters most. Don’t let a weak insurance program put at risk what you’ve worked so hard to build.

What people say about The Bakker Agency


You handled my audit well. A $17,000 bill ended up to be $1,682. I did a bit of leg work but you took care of the rest! You real go the “extra mile” to help out your clients. Thank you, thank you, thank you!

Commercial Lines Client Since 2007

This is the most amazing insurance agency. They are a pleasure to work with. My Account Executive is very responsive to all my concerns and it is so wonderful to be able to talk to a person who knows me and my business. I am never just a client.

Commercial Line Client since 1995

I appreciate the confidence I have that my safety net is in place without needing to constantly monitor it. Bakker does this for me, and even lowered my costs this year. Wouldn’t trust anyone else with my business insurance.

Commercial Line Client since xxxx

Already insured? Need advice quickly?

No worries, we can help. We’ll review your coverage, provide unbiased feedback and let you get back to the business of helping people.

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Important coverages

While all Home Health and Hospice programs are tailored to the individual, there are several critical coverages to consider:

General Liability

Coverage for third party claims of bodily injury and property damage

Professional Liability

A critical policy covering an abundance of risks associated with the hole health care industry

Workers Compensation

A legal requirement protecting you and your employees if they become injured while working

Commercial Auto

Autos used for business purposes must have a commercial lines auto policy with hired non-owned auto

Abuse & Molestation

Provides protection in the event a client alleges any form of abuse, including sexual abuse


Protects a business if a client alleges that an employee or independent contractor acted dishonestly, committed forgery, fraud or more


What to Expect

If you’re looking for an insurance partner that takes a personal approach to understanding your risks and developing insurance programs that protect your business and lifestyle - Bakker Insurance is the agency of choice.

For those who are looking for an insurance partner that takes a personal approach to understanding what’s at stake to financially protect your business and lifestyle. Bakker Insurance is the agency of choice.



Specialty expertise:


Deep industry understanding coupled with insurance expertise and access to the best carriers in the space.



Progressive consultation:


We take the time to understand you and your business beyond the insurance. We ask smart questions and listen effectively.



Unique relationship approach:


Personal insurance management by real humans who know you and what you value most.



Loss Control:


We help you protect your assets, employees and business goals. An effective loss control program helps you reduce potential losses and the costs associated with them.

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Protect what matters most to you

We’ll worry about your insurance so that you can get back to your business and life. Speak to an expert today.

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The information contained on this website is for information and illustration purposes only. All, some, or none of these coverage’s may be on your current policy. If you have a question about your current policy or what coverages you need, please call the agency.