E08: Accreditation in the Home Care Industry

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ACHC accreditation helps consumers know quality

Join Matt Hughes, Vice President of Business Development for the Accreditation Commission for Health Care (ACHC) as he discusses the role that accreditation plays in the industry and how that affects consumers who are looking to choose home care. ACHC is a nonprofit accreditation organization that has stood as a symbol of quality and excellence since 1986. ACHC has CMS … Read More

E07: Geriatric Care Management

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Aging Life Care specialist gives advice to consumers

In this podcast episode of Help Choose Home, host, marketing for home care expert Merrily Orsini of corecubed, interviews author and senior care options expert Cathy Cress, MSW, who shares the best ways to help an aging parent determine care needs. Listen to the full Help Choose Home podcast with Cathy Cress here, or by searching for “Help Choose Home” … Read More

E06: Regulations that Affect Home Care

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David Totaro, Chief of Government Affairs for BAYADA Home Health Care, explains the policy decisions that impact home health care options on this podcast episode of Help Choose Home hosted by home care marketing firm, corecubed’s, Merrily Orsini. Listen to the full Help Choose Home podcast with David Totaro here, or by searching for “Help Choose Home” on iTunes, Google, … Read More

E05: The Value of Home Care

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In an acute setting, hospital personnel have historically been trained to focus on medical priorities –the diagnosis, treatment, and the nuts and bolts of health care. Dr. Warren Herbert, CEO of the Homecare Association of Louisiana, explains how home care, on the other hand, seeks to assess the health and social situation of an older adult by allowing caregivers and … Read More

E04: Home Care for Consumers

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Jennifer Gibson, RN, HCS-D, COS-C, is currently the Senior Clinical Specialist at Axxess in Dallas, TX, but prior to this, much of her career was spent as a home health nurse. She cites the experience of watching a large, extended family care for her grandmother as an event that influenced her decision to enter the home health arena, seeing first-hand … Read More

E03: Switching From Bricks and Mortar to Care at Home

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Deborah Hoyt, president and CEO of the Connecticut Association for Healthcare at Home, explains the economic value of home care, as well as the other benefits care at home provides. She explains why she is advocating for those enteringhealth care as a career to consider working in the home care field. Listen to the full Help Choose Home podcast with … Read More

E02: Considering In-Home Care for Older Adults

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The elder care industry continues to grow and change to meet the needs of our older population, many of whom wish to age or recover following a hospitalization in familiar surroundings. In-home care for aging adults is a readily available, convenient, and affordable option. And thanks to technology, in-home care can now easily be monitored, providing health care providers with … Read More

The Case for Care in the Home

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The Case For Care In The Home Care in the home is the most preferred, comfortable and economical way for people to receive quality care to heal and/or maintain healthy, active lifestyles in the most familiar environment. Individuals with acute or chronic needs may receive skilled nursing care and therapy, those with terminal illness can receive hospice and palliative care, … Read More

Home Care Can Make a Difference for Families

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How Home Care Services Can Make a Difference for Any Family Many families take it upon themselves to provide care for aging and frail loved ones. Whether it’s a child, grandparent, aunt, uncle, cousin parent or spouse, there are many aspects of providing care that can be challenging for family members. Home care services can not only help by providing … Read More

The Myths of Home Care

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5 Common Myths About Home Care Services Families who have loved ones requiring help with daily tasks in the home often recognize home care services as essential. But having an unfamiliar face taking care of loved ones or being in their home is still a big concern for some family caregivers. Explore the most common myths about home care services … Read More

Benefits of Home Care

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The Benefits of Home Care Not only has technology enabled us to live longer, healthier lives, but when illness strikes technological advances have provided us with more care options. When an illness or medical condition requires care, most individuals prefer to receive that care – when possible – in the place they call home. In-home care offers convenient access to … Read More