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Home Care Vs. Home Health Care: What You Need To Know

Home Care and Home Health Care are distinct services within the senior care industry. Home Care offers non-medical assistance such as help with daily living activities and companionship, aiming to support seniors aging in place. Conversely, Home Health Care provides professional medical treatments at home, including IV therapy and post-operative care. Both play critical roles in maintaining seniors’ health and are essential in different scenarios, but insurance often only covers Home Health Care. Educating referral sources on these differences can result in better referrals and partnerships between the two services for a comprehensive care strategy. … Continue ReadingHome Care Vs. Home Health Care: What You Need To Know

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The Ultimate Guide To Actually Reclaim Control Of Your Agency

Running a home care agency can be both rewarding and demanding. This guide outlines a step-by-step approach to regaining control and steering your agency toward success. It includes assessing your agency’s status, setting clear objectives, streamlining operations, improving communication, prioritizing staff training, implementing KPIs, effective delegation, embracing flexibility, cultivating a positive work environment, and regular review and adjustment. … Continue ReadingThe Ultimate Guide To Actually Reclaim Control Of Your Agency

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Informative Ways to get Your Home Care Agency Ready for Winter

This article advises home care agencies on winter preparedness. Suggestions include establishing protocols for regular checks of client homes, ensuring clients have proper winter clothing, discussing driving safety in winter conditions, promoting flu prevention via nutrition, and conducting weekly staff check-ins. Proactive measures can minimize accidents, illness, and risk of fires while improving overall client care during the colder months.
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