September 2014

Interim HealthCare Blogs

Hospitals are trying to move patients out of their care more rapidly today than ever before

Posted: 9/19/2014 12:00 AM by Interim HealthCare

Even before the Affordable Care Act (more commonly referred to as Obamacare) was passed in 2010, hospitals were pushing to have certain patients moved out of their beds and into either nursing homes or home care to fully recover. Now, with this new law, the federal government is imposing penalties to hospitals that don’t focus on this aspect of cost savings, and improved care.

Social Seniors - The Importance of Friendship

Posted: 9/4/2014 12:00 AM by Interim HealthCare

Seniors have spent a majority of their lives in the company of others, from raising families to working. Once retirement sets in, and children have left the house, opportunities for socializing decrease. However, with the help of a home care staff member, your senior loved ones can thrive both physically and mentally just from an additional friend or companion, and here's why.

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