December 29, 2020

The Many Forms of Personal Health Care Services

Personal Health Care Services involve looking after you at your own house only. They serve proper care and attention to your needs and keep you mentally and physically sound while doing so. Their personalized services target your needs and provide you comfort in the specific ways that you want them to which includes special treatments for people with chronic conditions like hypertension, cancer, heart failure, HIV/AIDS, and more. Personal services are requested for more since they are found more comfortable and comprehensive when attended to at home along with giving you some additional benefits that you wouldn’t get at the […]
December 24, 2020

What is Hospice Care and why is It Important?

Personal Home Health Care is a well-known concept in society when you hire a professional for your beloved one’s care. The health care professionals are responsible for tending to every hygiene, nutrient, and physical need. These professionals can take care of the tiniest needs and tasks to take care of wounds and other physical injuries. Home health care services are for anyone who is sick, bedridden or has reduced mobility to go through simple daily tasks of the day independently. While home care services provide convenience and rest for the family members, these services are mostly used periodically and for […]
December 22, 2020

Respite For The Family Explained- Everything You Need To Know About Respite Services

You won’t admit, but as someone who looks after an elderly or a disabled member of the family, you often forget to take care of yourself physically and emotionally. Ask yourself, when was the last time you took a break for yourself, shifting your attention between professional and personal life. The probability is you do not even remember.  Absence of self-care or me time for a more extended period results in random emotional outburst and even physical and mental problems. Anxiety, body/ muscle pain, hypertension and migraine are some of the symptoms that you are tired physically and mentally. Is […]
November 11, 2020

Star Ratings will not be painful anymore

With little fanfare, CMS has begun the process to remove the measure, Frequency of Pain Interfering with Patients Activities or Movement (“Pain”) from the Home Health Quality Reporting Program (HH QRP). We were made aware of CMS’s concerns in their 2018 roadmap outlining efforts to address the national opioid crises. In the 2020 Final Rule, CMS noted: “We are removing pain-associated quality measures from our quality programs in an effort to mitigate any potential unintended, over-prescription of opioid medications inadvertently driven by these measures”.
November 11, 2020

How to Reorganize Your Home for Safer Aging in Place

According to studies, aging in place is preferred by most seniors (87%) in the United States. But with this option comes the need to make some modifications to your home, ensuring that it’s safe for you or your aging parents. This is simply because most homes aren't designed to accommodate the changing needs of seniors.