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Own a Private Duty Home Care Agency in Florida? Take Note! A Message from HCAF.

By Valerie VanBooven, RN BSN, Editor in Chief of HomeCareDaily.com | Jun 26, 2017

With the stroke of a pen, nearly a year’s worth of advocacy efforts by HCAF and industry leaders to repeal the 10-mile licensure requirement came to a successful conclusion.

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How Can Families Help Seniors Understand the Value in Home Care?

By Valerie VanBooven, RN BSN, Editor in Chief of HomeCareDaily.com | Jun 26, 2017

The day felt as dreary as the room itself. Tom was resting in his shared hospital room waiting for his doctor to return. The rain pattered against the windows as the TV for the other gentleman in this room chattered with some inane program playing a bit too loud. Tom simply wanted to go home, but he knew the sales pitch was coming: his doctor was going to ‘reiterate’ the importance of proper support at home.

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An Aging Population Set to Stress the Home Health Care Industry

By Valerie VanBooven, RN BSN, Editor in Chief of HomeCareDaily.com | Jun 23, 2017
An Aging Population Set to Stress the Home Health Care Industry

There’s no question that the average age of residents in the United States, and in other parts of the world, is increasing. In this country, the population of seniors continues to climb and will do so for more than decade longer as the Baby Boomer generation retires.

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Sometimes Seniors Refuse Home Care Support

By Valerie VanBooven, RN BSN, Editor in Chief of HomeCareDaily.com | Jun 22, 2017
Sometimes Seniors Refuse Home Care Support

It’s sometimes easy to assume that when people need help around the house, such as after they’ve returned home from an extended stay at the hospital due to a medical emergency or accident, that they would accept it. However, the reality is much different and many seniors would prefer to be ‘left alone’ rather than have a home care aide or other support individual coming into their home.

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Dallas Home Health Care Agency Owner Sentenced for Massive Fraud

By Valerie VanBooven, RN BSN, Editor in Chief of HomeCareDaily.com | Jun 21, 2017

Wilbert James Veasey, Jr., 65, of Dallas had plead guilty to his role in one of the largest home health care fraud schemes. It was certainly the most significant fraud carried out by a single doctor, Dr. Jacques Roy, 59, of Rockwall, and who now faces sentencing in August. Mr. Veasey was sentenced recently.

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Florida’s Home Health Care System One of the Worst in the Country

By Valerie VanBooven, RN BSN, Editor in Chief of HomeCareDaily.com | Jun 20, 2017
Florida’s Home Health Care System One of the Worst in the Country

Florida may be one of the prime destinations for seniors looking to retire, with its relatively low cost of living and mild winter seasons, but for those who may need some level of support and assistance in the future, it’s not the best beacon of hope, according to a new study.

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Oklahoma’s In-Home Care Program Facing Uncertainty

By Valerie VanBooven, RN BSN, Editor in Chief of HomeCareDaily.com | Jun 19, 2017
Oklahoma’s In-Home Care Program Facing Uncertainty

Advantage Waiver is a program in Oklahoma that’s designed to help seniors and disabled adults receive the optimal level of care and support they need at home. Millions of people across the country rely on some level of support within their own homes. The vast majority of them lean on family members, some of who focus on this as their full-time job.

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Home Health Aide Accused of Stealing from Elderly Client

By Valerie VanBooven, RN BSN, Editor in Chief of HomeCareDaily.com | Jun 16, 2017
Home Health Aide Accused of Stealing from Elderly Client

A woman in Springfield, Missouri is asking for answers as to why, according to her claims, a home care nurse took money from her bank account. Leslie Cummings is disabled and has been dependent upon home care support. She says that she feels violated after she discovered money had been withdrawn from her bank through an ATM.

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Pet Therapy Now a Part of a Home Care Agency’s Programs

By Valerie VanBooven, RN BSN, Editor in Chief of HomeCareDaily.com | Jun 15, 2017
Pet Therapy Now a Part of a Home Care Agency’s Programs

Interim Healthcare in Salem, Virginia, is taking steps to try and provide better care and support for their clients. They have rolled out a new program that offers pet therapy to those who may require this level of support. A Labrador retriever named Rollie will make the rounds with some of the patient visits.

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