About Us

A Special Touch In-Home Care is a locally owned and operated company that provides compassionate, individualized care to the elderly and disabled residents of the Kanawha Valley and surrounding areas. Founded on Appalachian values and a background in the medical industry, A Special Touch is run by passionate individuals dedicated to helping residents stay in their homes for as long as possible. We are here to help in-home patients have a more relaxed and enjoyable life, all while receiving quality care in the comfort of their homes.

We pride ourselves in providing companionship for residents who request in-home care. Our main goal is to help our patients achieve the best quality of life possible while maximizing their independence and dignity.

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About the Owner


Julian Irving is the owner and operator of a Special Touch In Home Care located in South Charleston, WV.

Irving’s demonstrated history of working in the hospital as a registered nurse has afforded him the opportunity to grow a thriving senior care business, servicing the Kanawha Valley and surrounding areas.

Irving is a skilled medical professional with a Master of Science degree in Health Care Administration from Marshall University and a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration from West Virginia State University.

In addition to working in the health care industry, Irving is committed to helping other small businesses in West Virginia succeed, regardless of the sector. Irving is one of the founding members of the fastest growing Business Network International (BNI) Chapter in Charleston, WV. Serving in the role of Secretary/Treasurer, Irving uses his business acumen to network and offer insight into how others can grow their business.

“A Special Touch is incredible. Their staff and leader are honest, caring, prompt, clean and reliable! Thank you for partnering with us to create a better community!” – Avon C