Home Healthcare 101: Making the Home Safe for Patients March 4, 2014

Visiting Nurse Association of Ohio develops customized home healthcare plans for each of its patients. But whether the goal is to provide wound care, monitor vital signs or administer treatment, care plans have one thing in common. They all focus on keeping the patient safe from harm.

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Is Your Loved One Losing Vision? 5 Tips for Finding Out – and Keeping Them Safe February 21, 2014

The needs of family members with vision loss traditionally go underserved, if for no other reason than the patients themselves often don’t realize – or have difficulty admitting – they have difficulty seeing.

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Home Healthcare: Safety and the Patient with Vision Loss February 4, 2014

Keeping patients safe at home is the primary objective of every home care plan. But for patients with vision loss, that objective can be as challenging as it is critical.

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Post-Stroke Rehab: Caring for a Loved One After a Stroke January 28, 2014

A stroke occurs when the blood flow in a patient’s brain is disrupted because of a blood clot or broken blood vessel. Depending on the location of the clot or bleed in the brain, the effects can range from slight vision loss to total paralysis.

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5 Topics to Discuss with a New Home Care Provider January 10, 2014

Being a caregiver for an aging parent can be overwhelming. Whether your loved one requires skilled nursing care, rehabilitation therapies or assistance with daily living, home care services provide family caregivers a moment of relaxation and peace of mind.

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