Phoenix Home Care specializes in helping you live independently at home rather than living in an assisted living facility. Our goal is to make every moment count in the familiarity of your own house! We have a wide range of services, including a home health aide and a private duty nurse. In today’s blog, Phoenix Home Care explains which one is right for you. What Is a Home Health Aide? A home … [Read more...] about Home Health Aide or Private Duty Nurse: Which Is Right for You?
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Occupational therapy helps your body recover from an injury, surgery, or a condition that restricts your physical movements. Phoenix Home Care’s skilled home health services team can provide you or your loved one with occupational therapy in the comfort of your own home. We explain in today’s blog. Occupational Therapy Defined Occupational therapy is a treatment for patients who are recovering … [Read more...] about How Phoenix Home Care Helps With Occupational Therapy at Home
Hand washing is one vital way to reduce the risk of spreading germs and viruses, including the Coronavirus (COVID-19). The staff at Phoenix Home Care & Hospice take this practice very seriously, and we’ll wash our hands as often as needed when it comes to maintaining your safety during our in-home services. Today’s blog from Phoenix Home Care explains the proper hand washing methods and … [Read more...] about Hand Washing and In-Home Services
Phoenix President and Owner, Phil Melugin, was recently involved in a serious accident resulting in being wheelchair bound for several weeks. The fine staff of Cox Hospital System would not let Phil go home without a wheel chair ramp. Rusty MacLachlan, Greene County Commissioner Candidate, heard about this and immediately volunteered he and his son, Easton, to get a ramp built in time for Phil … [Read more...] about GREENE COUNTY COMMISSIONER CANDIDATE BUILDS WHEELCHAIR RAMP FOR OWNER OF PHOENIX HOME CARE AND HOSPICE
It is time for yet another New Beginning As our states begin to re-open for business, we embrace many New Beginnings with joy. But we also want to ensure we follow procedures and safety measures. Phoenix Home Care & Hospice Task Force Phoenix Home Care and Hospice is committed to serve and protect our clients, caregivers and clinicians. We have formed the COVID-19 Task Force … [Read more...] about COVID-19 Task Force
Coming to terms with the idea that your parents need to move into an elderly care facility isn’t easy. You may think you’re forcing them to give up their freedom. However, elderly care facilities are often just the opposite, because they provide seniors with many opportunities they never had the chance to pursue. If you’re skeptical about your parents or loved ones’ elderly care, read on for some … [Read more...] about Signs Your Parents Are Receiving Quality Elderly Care
As your loved ones age, you may begin to notice signs that they need additional care. Home care can be beneficial for aging seniors, as it provides extra help with their health as well as tasks around the home. If you’re considering home care for someone in your life, read on as Phoenix Home Care discusses the signs that someone you know may need home health care. Unfinished Chores While … [Read more...] about Signs Your Loved One Needs Home Care
If you’re interested in a healthcare career, you should consider working in a home care job, like hospice care. Today, Phoenix Home Care walks you through the daily routine and responsibilities of a hospice worker. What Is a Hospice Worker? A hospice worker is also known as “an end of life care professional.” Hospice workers care for people who are in the last stages of their life due to a … [Read more...] about A Day In the Life of a Hospice Worker
Have you ever contemplated working in the healthcare profession? Many individuals believe they don’t have the appropriate background training or think they need an advanced degree to serve or help patients. This is not the case! Phoenix Home Care discusses what home care professionals do and the certifications you need to become a home health aide. What Do They Do? Home health aides can do … [Read more...] about What Experience Do You Need to Work In Home Care?
As a family member or loved one is nearing the end of their life, it may be time to consider care options. Hospice care may be something you’re looking at to give comfort to your loved one through this difficult time. Phoenix Home Care discusses how to prepare a family member or loved one for hospice care. What Is Hospice? Hospice care is a service provided to those who are at the end of … [Read more...] about Preparing a Loved One for Hospice Care
The steady advance of science and technology has done wonders for the medical community. The breadth of treatment available to our patients has never been as broad as it is today. While this has been great for medical practice, in some cases medical professionals have forgotten one incredibly important aspect of treatment — compassion. Today, the Phoenix Home Care team will discuss how we believe … [Read more...] about The Role of Compassion in Health Care
Working as a healthcare professional can be incredibly rewarding, but at times it can be frustrating. Depending on your personality, the good times can be much more frequent than the bad. Before you start any career, it is a good idea to take some time to research what to expect. A career can span 40+ years of your life, so you want to be sure it’s right for you. Today, the Phoenix Home Care team … [Read more...] about Is a Healthcare Career the Right Choice for You?
One of the things that many of our hospice nurses hear from friends and family is, “I can’t imagine working in hospice, it must be so depressing.” While it is true that hospice nurses work with people who are facing death, does that mean you can’t remain positive? Absolutely not! Today, the Phoenix Home Care team will discuss how our incredible home care team remain positive while working in … [Read more...] about How to Maintain a Positive Attitude as a Hospice Nurse
At Phoenix Home Care, our team is dedicated to providing comfort and care to our clients. The goal of improving the quality of life of the people we serve is always at the forefront of our minds. As such, we are always looking for people who will thrive in our culture of client care. To that end, there are a few traits that often lead to success at Phoenix Home Care. Today, our team will share a … [Read more...] about The Three Traits That Will Help a New Employee Succeed at Phoenix Home Care