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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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What Being a Home Health Aide Means to Me

By Mary Leitner, Home Health Aide, T.O.N.E. Home Health Services, Inc., Detroit, MI A home health aide is someone with a clear understanding of the plan of care for the patient, as well as sympathy and empathy. This consists of … Continue reading

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Self-Management Plays a Key Role in Controlling Diabetes

by Misty Kevech, HHQI RN Project Coordinator November is American Diabetes Month and World Diabetes Day is November 14, 2016. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC, 2016) reports there are over 29 million Americans living with diabetes and 86 … Continue reading

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Improving Your Work-Life Balance – Make it a Goal

By Misty Kevech, HHQI RN Project Coordinator Are you asking yourself the question, “Where did the summer go?” It seems like just yesterday when you were making plans for this summer to relax and get some quality downtime. I know, … 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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Happy National Nurses Week 2016

by Crystal Welch, RN Project Coordinator National Nurses Week, which is being held May 6-12, 2016, recognizes the lifesaving daily work delivered by America’s 3.9 million nurses. The Home Health Quality Improvement National Campaign (HHQI) would like to say THANK … Continue reading

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Don’t Let Your Frontline Fail… Train Them!

Guest post by Ellisa Lee RN,BS,EMT,CDP,CADDCT, Training Director, Prestige Medical Solutions Many have said that frontline staff is invaluable to the care team. Who is our frontline team? Are they our aides or could they be inclusive of all the … Continue reading

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