How to Transition from the Hospital to the Home

Simple Steps Can Keep Seniors Home Instead of Headed Back to the Hospital When a senior is in the hospital because of an injury or illness, the hospital staff, family caregivers, and the senior herself all share a common goal: getting her back home as soon as possible! Unfortunately, we know from statistics that often […]

Hospital-Acquired Infections Quadruple ICU Mortality

From Medscape Medical News Hospital-Acquired Infections Quadruple ICU Mortality Becky McCall April 13, 2012 (London, United Kingdom) — Elderly patients treated with central catheter and/or mechanical ventilation devices in intensive care units (ICUs), admitted from the emergency department or as an urgent case, are at very high risk for hospital-acquired infection (HAI), according to the results […]

The Importance of a Nursing Assistant for the Elderly

Nursing Assistants Make A Big Difference in Quality of Care Perhaps one of the most under-appreciated positions in the medical field is the nursing assistant. While it doesn’t take the same amount of schooling that becoming a registered nurse requires, it requires a balance of medical knowledge, interpersonal skills, and compassion. Because of this unique […]

Can You Sue the Hospital?

In-home Caregivers near Poway Talk Legal Options Hospitals are intended, of course, to be centers of healing. If all goes according to plan, you enter it with an illness or injury and leave it some time later with your body repaired. As most of us know—some sadly through personal experience—things do not always go “according […]

Keep that Stethoscope Away From Me

Home Caregivers near Del Mar Point out Simple Infection Risks Seniors, their families, and their home caregivers near Del Mar have a valid but counter-intuitive worry about going to the hospital: they could get sick during their stay. There are plenty of scientific studies that teach us how easily infections spread in a hospital environment. […]

Home Care near Del Mar: What Does “Under Observation” Mean?

Home Care near Del Mar Explains a Confusing Medicare Loophole Millions of seniors across the country, including many under home care near Del Mar, depend on Medicare to pay hospital expenses. They assume that when they have a serious medical need, they will be able to get it addressed without worrying about bills piling up. […]