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Bone Health at Any Age

As we welcome a new year, resolutions are often made to stay healthy.  At any age, steps can be taken to keep bones strong. Osteoporosis The word osteoporosis means “porous bone”.  It’s a disease where bones become weak due to … Continue reading

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A Day in the Life of a Home Health Aide

Guest post by Sandra Miller, All About You Collaborative Health Care Services, LLC Although a day in the life of a home health aide can be challenging at times, its rewards outweigh the challenges. My work as a home health … Continue reading

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The Rewards of Being a Home Health Aide

Guest post by Mandarae Warner, CNA, Southland Home Care I’ve been a certified nursing assistant (CNA) for just over ten years.  I have worked in many different health care settings but it wasn’t until two years ago that I got … Continue reading

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Being Successful in Mental Health Management

Guest post by Brenda Smith, Administrator, Southland Home Health Mental Health encompasses a wide variety of things, but what does it really mean?  In Home Care we deal with mental health is so many different ways, from depression to forgetfulness … Continue reading

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Charting the Course for the Future of Home Health

Guest post by Teresa Lee, JD, MPH, Executive Director of the Alliance for Home Health Quality and Innovation Change is coming in home health care, and the healthcare system at large. That was the catalyst of discussion at the Institute … Continue reading

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Home Health Agencies Will Soon Be Seeing Stars

    The Center for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) recently released updates surrounding the new Star Rating System developed to assess home health care providers. Star ratings are intended to simplify consumer evaluation of key quality measures and be … Continue reading

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What is Home Health?

By: Misty Kevech, HHQI RN Project Coordinator We know what Home Health is, but how do you describe what Home Health is to others? The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) describes home health to the general public as, … Continue reading

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