Trust Me, I’m a Nurse! - Part 1

Posted by Crystal Joan Lee, RN

9/23/17 12:18 PM

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Note: This post is the first of a two-part series. Click here to read the second post. 

For 15 years in a row now, nurses have been ranked America’s #1 most trusted profession, perceived to have the highest standards for honesty and ethics according to the Gallup Poll. As a clinical manager who oversees a staff of pediatric home health care nurses, this comes as no surprise to me. We help medically fragile children grow and thrive at home and at school, and their parents come to trust us like part of the family.

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Topics: BAYADA Nurses, Pediatric Nurses, BAYADA Pediatrics, Pediatric Nurses Week

Early Stage Dementia: How You Can Help Your Loved One Live Life to the Fullest

Posted by BAYADA Home Health Care

9/19/17 1:34 PM

A younger woman consulting an elderly couple about DementiaYou may have noticed your loved one struggling to remember names or misplacing items and wondered if it’s part of the normal aging process or a sign of dementia. In the earliest stages of dementia, most people still are able to perform basic activities of daily living, but problems with forgetfulness or concentration gradually become more noticeable.

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Topics: Alzheimer's, dementia

Government Programs Support Vital Home Care That Keeps Families Together

Posted by Joe Seidel

9/15/17 10:20 AM

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Living independently at home with a disability or chronic health condition is challenging for most people, but for those without enough family support or the financial means to pay for care, it can be impossible. So, instead of remaining in the comfort and familiarity of home, some people have no other option than to live in a facility, away from everything and everyone they love. But it doesn’t have to be that way. 

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Topics: Home Health Care, Government Programs

BAYADAbility Rehab Solutions: Specialized care. Better outcomes.

Posted by BAYADA Home Health Care

9/5/17 4:22 PM

BAYADAbility Rehab Solutions is the first and only specialized in-home rehabilitation nursing program of its kind for people with a serious illness, injury, or disability, including a spinal cord injury.

Led by a team of Certified Rehabilitation Registered Nurses (CRRNs) with diagnosis-specific training and expertise, BAYADAbility delivers high-quality, proactive and preventative home health care that reduces the frequency of complications that can lead to hospital readmissions; improves health outcomes; and reduces health care costs for both patients and care providers.

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Private Funding for Brain and Spinal Cord Injuries Offers Hope to Clients

Posted by Joseph Romano, Esq., Consultant

9/5/17 3:39 PM

Private funding for traumatic brain injuries (TBI) and spinal cord injuries (SCI) provides options and solves problems for individuals with TBI and SCI. Often, clients with these kinds of injuries do not have adequate insurance, or no insurance, and the Private Funding program can pay for needed home care supports and services such as nursing care, respite care, ramps, home modifications, specialized medical equipment not covered by insurance, transportation, mortgage assistance, and household expenses. In the last 18 months, the Private Funding programs have funded more than 125 requests nationwide from families with members who have SCI and TBI.
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