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
Here is Q & A with Jerry: What gives you the passion to do what you do? I love taking care of others and getting to know new people; knowing that I am helping not only my client but his family also. Why Home Care & Why Phoenix? I have worked in a nursing home and a hospital, but home care is a better fit for me. The one on one with my client is great. Having one … [Read more...] about Spotlight on Jerry Cronin, LPN – Springfield
Joanna is today's employee spotlight. She has recently been moved into a leadership position at Phoenix Home Care. This is what she had to say about what she does. Joanna got her passion from "the ability of the Human Spirit to thrive against all odds and wanting to be a part of something extraordinary while being selfless." "Private Home Care offers me the opportunity to really get to know … [Read more...] about Spotlight on Joanna Fraser
Phoenix Home Care Inc. was presented with the 2015 Fast Track Award by the Missouri Chamber of Commerce and Industry at the annual meeting and awards banquet in Kansas City on November 19th. Phoenix was started in 2011 by Phil and Kim Melugin and just under 30 staff members. Since opening the doors, they have soared in to 14 offices in three state states, and has over 2,000 … [Read more...] about 2015 Fast Track Award Winner
Home Care provider choice has been an ongoing challenge and has become the center of many health care debates, especially in the home health care industry. “As an independent home health care provider, Phoenix Home Care has actively supported Provider legislation that has been proposed in the Missouri State Legislature because we believe it is right for the communities we serve,” stated Phil … [Read more...] about Phoenix Home Care Inc. Joins United Healthcare In-Network Providers!
President/CEO Phil Melugin and his wife Kimberly established Phoenix Home Care Inc., in 2011 in Springfield, MO. In 2013 they decided it was time to connect with a neighboring city and was introduced to the Branson market in 2013. With the reputable, caring staff and the outstanding care that was provided, Phoenix Home Care of Branson, MO became CHAP certified for Home Health in 2014. Phoenix … [Read more...] about Phoenix Home Care In Branson, MO
Congratulations to the entire Phoenix Home Care team for winning the 2015 Economic Impact Award from Springfield Business Journal. Download article … [Read more...] about Phoenix Wins Economic Impact Award 2015