It’s Patient Safety Awareness Week!!

Patient Safety Awareness Week, March 8-14, United in Safety #PSAW2015 #ptsafety npsf.org/psaw As a home health care agency, Personal Health Care is committed to providing quality care to patients so that they may remain safely in the comfort of their own homes for as...

Caring for a patient with ALS

Unless you’ve been living under a rock this summer, you’ve heard about, or mostly likely have taken the ALS ice bucket challenge. This recent phenomenon has helped raise donations and awareness for ALS across the country. According to the ALS Association, “As of...

What is a Nurse?

Being a nurse is all about the guts, not the glory! It’s a delicate balance of strength and compassion; knowledge and intuition; kindness and resolution. There are few professions where one minute you may be holding the hand of a patient who is dying while comforting...

Family Ties

In the world of home health care we often care for elderly patients who now, in their twilight years, have a unique insight on life. Many patients enjoy reminiscing about their families; sharing stories of the joys and struggles of raising children. Whenever I hear a...