Meet Sharon Bangole, a dedicated Phoenix Caregiver! "Sharon is the epitome of what it means to be an amazing caregiver. Not only has she taken on shifts at the last minute, but she has been an exemplary team player when it comes to accepting shifts that no other caregiver would. Sharon always has a smile on her face and is ready to work no matter how long it takes. Sharon IS the X Factor! … [Read more...] about Sharon Bangole
If you’re thinking about a career in the medical field, you may want to consider being a registered nurse, also known as an RN. Not only is it a financially rewarding profession, but it’s also an emotionally fulfilling one. Phoenix Home Care explains five benefits of being a registered nurse in the medical field. 1) There’s Always a Demand for Nurses Each and every day, people become injured … [Read more...] about 5 Benefits of Being a Registered Nurse
If a loved one is in need of additional help, you may want to consider a private duty nurse. A private duty nurse can be an important part of many different types of care, whether for an elderly family member or someone who is disabled. In today’s blog, Phoenix Home Care describes what a private nurse is and what kinds of services they provide. What Is Private Duty Nursing? Private duty … [Read more...] about What Is Private Duty Nursing?
As a parent or loved one ages and begins having health issues, it may be time to consider additional care. If your loved one is dealing with chronic health problems or struggling with daily activities, you may be wondering what sort of solutions would be best. Two important options are elder care and hospice care, but what are the differences? Phoenix Home Health is here to discuss the benefits of … [Read more...] about In-Home Healthcare: Elder Care or Hospice Care?
Meet Kelly Wilson, Occupational Therapist in our Greater Kansas City Region! "Often I find myself saying I can’t believe I get paid to do what I do. I love serving others, especially people who are possibly isolated and lonely because of health problems, disabilities, or age. When I’m meeting someone’s need, right where they are, I am filled with energy and a kind of joy that can only come … [Read more...] about Kelly Wilson, Occupational Therapist
Hip replacement is one of the most common surgeries performed on seniors, with over 300,000 performed per year. However, if you are experiencing it for the first time, hip replacement can be a scary situation. The best thing you can do to prepare for the procedure is to take steps to have a comfortable and healthy recovery. Today, the experts at Phoenix Home Care share a few tips you can follow to … [Read more...] about Home Health Care: Tips for Recovering from Hip Surgery
At Phoenix Home Care, we believe that a healthcare career can be incredibly rewarding and fulfilling. Sure, it can be challenging at times, but the very best healthcare professionals use these challenges to grow and learn. Today, the Phoenix Home Care team will discuss why a healthcare career is so effective at developing important characteristics like patience, empathy, and … [Read more...] about How a Healthcare Career Teaches Patience and Empathy
Meet Marty Holdeman, LPN in the Independence Region! "Passion is all about my client, he needs me and depends on me so I do my best to make each day a little special. Doing the same thing every day can get old. We joke a lot about news, politics and religion. He has a great sense of humor." "Home care is one on one. You can do a lot of personalized care when there is only one client. I … [Read more...] about Marty Holdeman, LPN
Healthcare isn’t for everybody. While it is an incredibly rewarding career, there are certainly times that particular personality traits can help you shine in situations others may struggle in. For those that recognize the qualities listed below in themselves, a home care job will be an incredibly fulfilling career track. Check out the traits below to learn the top five personality traits that … [Read more...] about 5 Traits That Can Help You Thrive in a Home Care Job
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?
Meet Kim Murry, RN at Phoenix Home Care & Hospice of Independence! "I have a daughter with Down Syndrome and that has given me the passion to work with chronically ill children for PHC. I've always had a strong desire to work with special needs children and do amazing things. These children make me connect with what I love doing and makes me a "better me"." "I chose Homecare because … [Read more...] about Kim Murry, RN
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