About PrimeCare Transport
PrimeCare is the #1 private pay provider for assisted ambulatory, wheelchair and stretcher transports in each area we serve. Since early 2015, PrimeCare has been providing the highest level of medical transportation for seniors, patients and disabled persons needing personal one-on-one care. We offer the highest caliber of transportation services.
There are many reasons why seniors (or those with disabilities) can't travel on their own; frail bodies, recent accidents or surgeries, memory issues, low-vision, medication restrictions, previous strokes or seizures, etc. AND there are many reasons why families either can't make it to them (out of town, stuck at work, scheduling conflicts, etc.) or just won't allow their loved ones to be handled by “strangers.”
For these reasons we exist.
We are the private and preferred provider of assisted transportation for seniors and patients who want peace of mind. In just a few minutes our services can be arranged by you, family members, care-providers or facilities (nursing homes, churches, hospitals, clinics, etc.).
Don't be fooled by others who just "market" compassion,
PrimeCare lives it, breathes it, shows it, every day and in every way.
We are in this industry to bring back compassion, care, dignity and respect to those in our care. All of our employees, from Drivers, to Staff, to Owners, are all mission-oriented servants who strive for excellence every day.
Ownership / Office Staff
Owner / CEO
Ty Jones is a servant and long time Memphian. He played collegiate basketball for Freed-Hardeman University, earned his Mechanical Engineering degree from Univ of Memphis. He and wife, Judy, traveled to Zambia for six summers on medical mission trips. Ty enjoys efficiency and working jigsaw puzzles.
Straight out of college, Ty Jones worked as a Product Engineer for Thomas & Betts, awarded 3 design patents. He then helped National Car Wash, his family-business, grow from 13 to 33 locations, and became the largest family owned in country. Next he ran his own graphic & web design company, Blue Chip Image, for 10 very successful years. Next was Historic Images where he helped grow from 30 sales a day to 300.
In early 2015, Ty formed "For Senior Help, LLC" to start NEMT in Memphis, TN. After a brief stint as a franchisee, PrimeCare was named in 2016. In 4 short years, Ty and his team went from nothing to the largest Private Pay Transportation Provider in Memphis and the Mid-South.
"For we are God's workmanship,
created in Christ Jesus to do good works,
which God prepared in advance for us to do."
- Ephesians 2:10
Holly Graham is the Office Manager for PrimeCare. She directs and coordinates all office related activities, including Payroll, Accounts Receivable, and Accounts Payable, as well as HR, Compliance and Insurance. Holly holds a BA in Economics from Ole Miss and a MBA from Delta State University.
"Never believe that a few caring people
can't change the world."
- Margaret Mead
Jeremy Copeland is the Operations Manager for PrimeCare. He directs Dispatch, Scheduling, Vehicle Maintenance and Driver Training. Prior to PrimeCare, Jeremy managed a large online workforce and before that, manager at GameStop.
Don't give up on your dreams ... Keep Sleeping!
Ashley & Joe
Above and beyond outstanding customer service for our riders, families and facilities, our team handles all in-coming calls, trip intake, data entry, route management, trip edits, facility confirmations and rider/facility/appointment/location issues.
For them, CSR also equals Compassionate, Sweet & Responsive
High Standards & High Expectations
As you know it’s the person behind the wheel that makes all the difference. PrimeCare Drivers are all you would expect and more. We have the highest standards and even higher expectations. Anyone can transport someone from place to place, but PrimeCare Drivers are dedicated, warm, compassionate, gentle, and patient servants who truly care about people.
Our people and our commitment to timely, compassionate and safe transports have established a reputation of excellence for PrimeCare in Memphis - and we work hard everyday to maintain it.
Certified, Vetted, Safe
Our exclusive Transport Care training program covers safe driving, in-care safety, accident avoidance, and patient transport. Every driver will be in uniform, have a photo ID badge, and will look presentable and professional.
Unlike our competitors, we have a very strict hiring and training process. From application to full integration, less than 1% make the cut.
Clean MVR for at least Three Years
Previous Professional Driving Experience
First Aid Certification
Safe Practices in Patient Movement and Care
Best Practices in Sensitivity and Confidentiality
Stand and Random Drug Screenings
Background Checks (Criminal, Sex Offender, etc.)
Routine Reviews for Performance and Safety
Ride-Along and Mentoring by Senior Driver
Experienced Drivers trained to assist and transport. Our promise to you is a safe, clean and sensitive environment for you or your clients to ride in. Something the competition just can’t match.
Friendly, Trusted, Compassionate
No moving parts - We DON’T use lifts. All our vans have a fold-down ramp in the rear of the vehicle. Therefore no mechanical parts to break down and no risk of injury or falling off a lift.
Easy Entry/Exit - Our fold-down ramp allows elderly and those with walkers to slowly and gently enter vehicle and get to seat.
Routine maintenance - as well as typical oil changes and tire replacements, we have State EMS inspections, which include a full mechanical inspection from a third party, for our Invalid Stretcher licenses every year.
Routine inspections - We have a detailed 2-page inspection sheet to review everything inside and outside from supplies to mechanicals to appearance; from that, we create a punch list to correct any issues to keep our vans up and running.
Newer vans - All vehicles in our fleet are less than 3 years from brand new, all fully converted and equipped to handle each service type we offer, ambulatory, wheelchair and invalid stretcher.
Clean, inside and out - Our drivers take great pride in the appearance of the vans and are given supplies necessary to maintain van appearance.
We have one of the newest, safest, and greenest fleets on the road today. Our employees ensure every one of our converted ramp minivans remains within our high standards of cleanliness at all times. We strive to provide customer satisfaction through consistent professionalism, not only from our employees but also in the environment we provide for you along your journey.
Our state of the art converted Dodge or Chrysler minivans use e-85 non-ethanol Flex Fuel and receive a staggering 26 miles per gallon. Every one of our vehicles has lower mileage and new models than our competition. Our vans have been custom developed to specifically meet our high standards.
We have newer passenger vans, offering Five-Star crash ratings, side airbags, and even GPS assistance in the unlikely event of an accident. These vehicles meet or exceed every state requirement and make getting around town simple and effortless. The van can hold 2 wheelchairs and 3 ambulatory passengers in addition to the driver or a full-size stretcher.
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• Private Pay Provider
• Direct to Destination
• Room-to-Room Assistance
• Attentive Drivers
• Friendly & Helpful Staff
• Available to the Public
• Watchful & Responsive
• Timely & Compassionate
• Appts, Discharges, Leisure
• Local & Long Distance
• Ambulatory, Wheelchair,
Electric Wheelchair, &
PRIMECARE is the most trusted name for wheelchair, stretcher and ambulatory transportation in the Memphis area. Our compassionate drivers and friendly staff work hard every day to provide the absolute best service possible. We feel our name says it all...
Formed in early 2015, we took our first trip on April 14th, 2015
2015 Grew from 3 vehicles to 7 vehicles, becoming the #1 Private-Pay Provider in Memphis
2016 Grew from 7 vehicles to 13 vehicles, added 24/7 coverage and many more Facilities
2017 Solid reputation for Timely and Compassionate service
2018 Best year for Revenues, solid Staff and core group of Drivers. Opened in Colorado Springs
2019 Continuing to add Facilities and focus on Private Pay Clients. Opened in Jackson, TN