Category Archives: Home Health

Bridging Health Equities Across Communities Begins with You

by Misty Kevech, RN, MS, HHQI RN Project Coordinator April is National Minority Health Month and this year’s theme is “Bridging Health Equities Across Communities.” The Office of Minority Health (OMH) selected this theme in an effort to promote awareness … Continue reading

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Fall: Not Just a Season on Your Calendar

What OhioHealth is Doing to Prevent Falls and Educate Our Patients on Home Safety  by Jean Howard P.T., M.S., WCC, Manager of Clinical Services, OhioHealth Home Health Leading experts from around the country are calling falls in the home an … Continue reading

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May is Stroke Awareness Month

by Crystal Welch, MSN, HHQI RN Project Coordinator A stroke is serious, just like a heart attack. According to NIH Senior Health, stoke occurs in all age groups but nearly three-quarter of all strokes occur in people over the age … Continue reading

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Occupational Therapy in Home Health: The Value of Sustainable Change

Guest Post by Nancy Dubuar, MOT, OTR/L, CPAM, Occupational Therapist at Allegheny Health Network Healthcare @ Home As an occupational therapist, when I call my clients to set up my first visit in their home, I am often told, “Honey, I … Continue reading

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Innovative Home Visiting Physician/Nurse Practitioner Program Bringing Care to the Homes of Homebound Chronically Ill and At-Risk Populations

Guest Post by Michelle Mazzacco, Vice President of Eddy Community Services Division/Eddy Visiting Nurse Association – members of St. Peter’s Health Partners, the largest health system in the Capital Region of upstate New York Remember the last time you were … Continue reading

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Using Technology to Support Seniors

By Crystal Welch, MSN, RN Project Coordinator with HHQI Recently, I was asked to assist an aged person with lifting and storing her walker.  I was amazed at the lightweight construction of the frame and improved design from years past. … Continue reading

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Roasted Turkey, Corn Bread and a Trip to the Hospital?

Guest post by Natalia Elsebai, MSN, RN, CNL, Community Liaison for National Association of Hispanic Nurses-Garden State Chapter The holiday season is quickly approaching. During this time of year most of us are enjoying many dinners, luncheons and gatherings with … Continue reading

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