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What is the Difference Between Home Health and Hospice?

When it comes to caring for aging friends or family members, it is important to understand the different types of care and provider options available. While many health conditions require the services and resources offered…
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Think of Nurses First When it Comes to Home Health Care

Nurses Are in a Prime Position to Have a Greater Impact on Patients as Care Enters the Home. The importance of having the skilled oversight of a nurse in home healthcare is hard to understate…
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Three Ways Home Health Can Improve Recovery From Pneumonia

Home health care services can be beneficial during pneumonia recovery, particularly for individuals that need additional medical care or help with routine daily activities. Pneumonia is the 2nd highest contributor to senior hospitalizations in the…
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3 Things to Know When Starting Home Health at Constellation

You or a loved one has been referred to starting home health as a critical step in your care plan. What now? What will happen in the coming days and weeks?  Constellation’s team of skilled,…
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Home Health Case Study: COPD

Complete Care: A Comprehensive Home Health Solution Profile Service: Home HealthDiagnosis: Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) State: MA/NH/ME Only Description A patient with Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) was found in respiratory distress during two…
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Home Health Case Study: Septic Pneumonia

Complete Care: A Comprehensive Home Health Solution Profile Service: Home HealthDiagnosis: Septic Pneumonia Description The wife of a 72-year-old male called Constellation to request hospice services on behalf of her husband. The patient wanted to…
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Home Health Case Study: Hypertension

Complete Care: A Comprehensive Home Health Solution Profile Service: Home HealthDiagnosis: Hypertension (HTN), Thyroglossal Cyst, Herniated Discs, Seizures, and Cataracts Description A 75-year-old patient was hospitalized due to shortness of breath (SOB), lightheadedness, and dizziness.…
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Home Health Case Study: Spinal Stenosis

Complete Care: A Comprehensive Home Health Solution Profile Service: Home HealthDiagnosis: Spinal Stenosis, Atrial Fibrillation (A-fib), Diabetes, and Hypertension Description The patient—a 72-year-old who previously received a thoracic spinal fusion—underwent revision surgery due to increased…
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The Role of Therapy in Home Health Care

“Tell me and I forget. Teach me and I remember. Involve me and I learn.”   —Xunzi, Chinese Philosopher  Merriam-Webster defines therapy as “therapeutic medical treatment of impairment, injury, disease, or disorder.” But what does therapy…
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