When a loved one is discharged from the hospital, it can be overwhelming and confusing navigating their continuum of care home. If plan of care orders are not understood and followed correctly, the patient is at a greater risk of returning to the hospital due to complications.
The evolution of healthcare is marked advances in medicine and technology, as well as the growth of public health services. Today, patients and families can receive high-quality care at their convenience and in the comfort of their surroundings. Historically, home healthcare has been integral to the overall healthcare industry in the United States, and is poised to be a major player In its future.
Visiting Nurse Association of Ohio will celebrate its first “Treasures of Mid-Ohio” event on Tuesday, August 12, 2014. The evening will consist of various raffles, while guests enjoy the scenery at one of our nation’s most historic treasures.
For some expectant mothers, the possibility of delivering via cesarean section can be frightening. Knowing what to expect and preparing for recovery in case a C-section is necessary can help ease some of the anxiety.
Today, the average senior is prescribed 5-6 medications for various health issues, increasing their odds of misusing prescriptions and potentially leading to extreme health risks or accidental overdoses. As the Baby Boomer population ages, the number of seniors continues to grow. Therefore, it is important to recognize if your loved one is at risk and identify tips to prevent misuse.