BAYADA News blog

BAYADA Gives Home Health Aides the Star Treatment

Posted by Maureen Kolodziej

Jan 6, 2017 9:03:55 AM

 

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BAYADA’s Philadelphia assistive care--state programs offices rolled out the red carpet for 25 home health aides recently during the BAYADA Annual Awards Ceremony—An Afternoon with Our Stars. The brunch at the Hyatt at the Bellevue in Center City Philadelphia celebrated the tenured home health aides for their work and dedication. The day also coincided with the end of National Home Health Aide Week.

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Topics: Home Health Aide

BAYADA’s Dementia Training for Aides Makes All the Difference for Client Lila B. and Family

Posted by Maureen Kolodziej

Oct 31, 2016 2:05:19 PM


BAYADA client with dementia, Mrs. Lila B., her son Bill, and BAYADA CNA Angie Young.

November is Alzheimer’s Awareness Month, a time dedicated to focusing on the disease and inspiring action. For BAYADA, the disease is not only in the forefront in November, but throughout the year as well.

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Topics: Home Health Aide

BAYADA Featured in Story on NJ Medicaid Need

Posted by Greg Howe

Mar 17, 2016 1:52:11 PM

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BAYADA client Kathy Pollock depends on care from her beloved home health aide Lucy Villalona, left, whose services are reimbursed by Medicaid – Photo: Joe Lamberti, Courier-Post

Kim Mulford, staff writer for South Jersey’s Courier-Post, reports on the dire need for increased Medicaid funding of home care services affecting recipients of all income levels and their home health aides.

“The problem is, New Jersey hasn't allocated enough money to support its Medicaid program," said BAYADA Home Health Care Chief Government Affairs Officer David Totaro.

Read more at http://www.courierpostonline.com/story/news/health/2016/03/17/home-health-care-minimum-wage-low-pay/81279586/.

Register with BAYADA Hearts for Home Care to speak up for better reimbursement rates at https://www.bayada.com/heartsforhomecare/landing/.

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Topics: Home Health Aide