Tag Archives: Home Health

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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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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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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It’s Time to Think About Your Kidneys this Month

by Crystal Welch, MSN, HHQI RN Project Coordinator March is finally here, and with it comes many wonderful things, St. Patrick’s Day, the first day of Spring, Easter, and National Kidney Month. According to the Centers for Disease Control and … Continue reading

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