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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...

What is the Difference Between Dementia and Alzheimer’s?

Many people (incorrectly) believe dementia and Alzheimer’s disease describe the same condition. In fact, you may even hear these terms used interchangeably. While there are important similarities, dementia and Alzheimer’s are different. If your elderly family member or aging loved one is currently suffering from dementia, Alzheimer’s, or any other similar condition, it is crucial...

Announcing Personal Health Care’s Home Care Accreditation from The Joint Commission’s Gold Seal of Approval ®

Person Health Care is pleased to announce we have earned The Joint Commission’s Gold Seal of Approval ® for Home Care Accreditation by demonstrating continuous compliance with its performance standards. The standards are informed by scientific literature and expert consensus to help organizations like Personal Health Care measure, assess and improve performance. The Commission’s Gold...

Holiday Pediatric Home Care

The holidays can be a stressful time under the most ideal circumstances. However, if you are charged with caring for a child with special needs, the pressure can mount. With holiday shopping, travel, and other events to plan; it can seem overwhelming. Consider the following if you are struggling to keep up this holiday season....

Home Care For Alzheimer’s

“I believe there is a solution.” That was what Bill Gates said in a recent interview with CNN. He was talking about Alzheimer’s, and what’s more; he put money on it. The software magnate made headlines recently when he announced a $50 million personal investment he is making to The Dementia Discovery Fund. The fund...

Senior Care During The Holidays

The holiday season is filled with laughter, joy, family, and hopefully fun. It can also be a time of stress, packed schedules, last-minute shopping, cooking, hectic travel plans, and more. For seniors, the holidays can also be a source of happiness as well as depression. Holidays may conjure a wealth of emotions for anyone. For...

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