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What is Personal Care?

Personal care is a very broad term that involves supporting an individual who has trouble caring for themselves. Phoenixville Personal care will usually involve personal hygiene, dressing, toilet duties and personal appearance. Each personal care plan is tailored to the individual receiving it. People have different preferences as far hygiene products, cleaning methods and sleeping options....

Skilled Nursing Care

Nothing can compare to living your life to the fullest free from diseases. Most probably, you would wish to live long to see your great-grandchildren. While this is possible, your loved ones may not find the time or have the capacity to care for you as long as you may want. You need trained medical...

How to Qualify for Home Health Care

Home care is an important part of our country’s health system. The National Center for Health Statistics reports that more than 4.5 million Americans are currently receiving some form of home health care—with many more people likely to require services in the coming years. In fact, AMN Healthcare estimates that the need for home healthcare...

What Do Home Health Aides Do?

A home health aide looks after people with chronic illnesses, age-related problems, or other disabilities. And, who still have the desire or need to reside in their homes. The home health aide offers basic services such as: Changing bandages Administering medications Checking the pulse rate Checking the temperature Assessing the respiration rates Home health aides...

What is the Home Care Services Consumer Protection Act?

Every patient deserves the best home health care services. These are services that can be effectively customized to provide patients with the assistance that they need. For the most part, home health care agencies are regulated by state law. As an example, California legislators have passed a law called the Home Care Services Consumer Protection...

What is HIPAA?

Signed into law by President Bill Clinton in 1996, the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act — or as it is better known ‘HIPAA’ — is a comprehensive federal law that imposes a number of important rules and regulations on health care providers and other companies that operate with the industry.  For patients, one of...

How to Find Private Duty Nursing Jobs

Are you looking for a private duty nursing position in Phoenixville, Chester County, or in Southeastern Pennsylvania more broadly? Personal Health Care is currently hiring registered nurses (RNs) and licensed practical nurses (LPNs). We also have other home health care career positions available for home health aides.  What is a Private Duty Nurse? A private...

How to Find Private Duty Nursing Jobs

Are you looking for a private duty nursing position in Phoenixville, Chester County, or in Southeastern Pennsylvania more broadly? Personal Health Care is currently hiring registered nurses (RNs) and licensed practical nurses (LPNs). We also have other home health care career positions available for home health aides.  What is a Private Duty Nurse? A private...

How Much Does Medicaid Pay for Nursing Home Care?

Long-term care is expensive. According to a recent report from the AARP, the median cost for a private room in a nursing home in the United States now exceeds $100,000 per year. While home health care can often be less expensive than that, paying for any type of long-term care can still put a tremendous...

Who Qualifies For Home Health Care Services?

Home health care is one of the fastest growing industries in the United States. According to data provided by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), approximately 5 million patients receive home health care services each year. Further, CNBC reports that the need for home health services is expected to grow dramatically over the...

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