New Challenges Facing Home Health Care

As Americare keeps on using their impressive tools in order to expand its quality services and at the same time contain the costs, it must be noted not to force extra burden on the home care suppliers and providers.

In a recent interview, Elly Kleinman noted that there can be an intemperate level of unbending nature in the administrative and automatic structure. This mostly relates to meeting all the requirements for cooperation in government programs. For instance, certain government arrangements requiring case administration and a solitary purpose of passage run counter to activities advancing case administration, plus coordination and making purposes of various section – something that has been implemented in New York state for some time.

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Home Health vs Home Care

Elly Kleinman Americare explained that the first step in hiring senior services provided in the home is identifying the difference between non-medical home care and home health care. Home care and home health are separate types of care, both provided in a home setting. Even though they might sound similar, they provide very different services. Since the type of care will both guide your search for the appropriate caregiver as well as define how you will be able to pay for home care, it is important to understand this distinction. Home health care and home care are different in terms of the help provided, resources, the costs, and other factors that affect your choice.

Home health care is skilled care that helps individuals get healthy in the comfort of their home. Home health care or supportive health care is medically driven and helps adults and seniors recovering after a hospital or facility stay or those who need additional support to remain safely at home and avoid unnecessary hospitalization. Home health care services include wound care, pain management, therapy and injections, and nursing. This care is provided by registered nurses, physical therapists, occupational therapists, home health aides and medical social workers.

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Senior Fall Prevention Plan

Falls are a serious matter, especially for older adults. In fact, falls are the leading cause of fatal and nonfatal injuries for older Americans. Every year falls send more than 2 million seniors to the hospital, and a great deal of them are unable to return to independent living. Every second of every day in the United States an older adult falls. Elly Kleinman, President, and CEO of the Americare Companies has taken a stand to address this growing public health issue and promote evidence­ based prevention programs and strategies to reduce the number of falls in older adults.

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Elly Kleinman on Delivering Skilled Home Health Care

Home care is an array of health and support services provided in homes, retirement communities and other community settings to people with complex and multiple chronic conditions  (heart failure, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, diabetes) or rehabilitative health care needs. The main goal is to help your loved ones sustain and maintain their quality of life in the comfort and safety of their own home. Services offered through home care programs include assessments, education, nursing and rehabilitation, personal assistance with daily living activities, help with everyday activities, and support.

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