How to Qualify for Home Health Care

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...
What Do Home Health Aides Do?

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...
What is the Home Care Services Consumer Protection Act?

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...

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...
How to Find Private Duty Nursing Jobs

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...

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...