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Video 11: What is the difference between a Home Health Aide and a Personal Companion?

Home Health Aides usually have more training (some are called CNAs or Certified Nurses Aides) and can provide some medical services as well as non-medical services (like bathing, light wound care, or blood pressure monitoring). Personal companions provide non-medical care like light housekeeping, light laundry, errand running, transportation, and light meal preparation. 832-271-1600, ,…

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Video 7: What is the difference between home healthcare services and private duty home care services?

Home Healthcare services are typically medically necessary.  They are paid for by Medicare or other health insurance, and have been ordered by a physician. Private duty home care services are typically companion type services like errand running, light housekeeping, light meal preparation, medication reminders, light laundry, grocery shopping, transportation to MD appointments, going for walks,…

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Video 16: Do all home care agencies do background checks on their caregivers?

All agencies should do a criminal background check on their employees. Some also do additional background checks for history of elder abuse or child abuse. Some agencies do background checks at various times during the caregiver’s employment. Ask your home care agency what types of background checks they do and how often. 832-271-1600, ,…

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Home Health Care Houston: Helping Children Understand Dementia

This is a great article that discusses how to help children understand Alzheimer’s and Dementia. How do you tell your kids that Grandma or Grandpa might not remember them? How do we explain what is happening? Enjoy this article from and if you need information about home health care for a loved one with…

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Home Health Care Houston: What If There Was a Cure

What If There Was a Cure? The Benefits of Coconut Oil for Patients of Alzheimer’s, Parkinson’s, ALS (Lou Gehrig’s), Autism and other Diseases By Mary T. Newport, MD, Home Health Care Houston: My husband Steve, now 61-years-old, has early onset Alzheimer’s disease. In May 2008, while he was screening for clinical trials, I came across…

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Home Health Care Houston: Fear of Antidepressants Keep Many From Disclosing Depression

Fear of Antidepressants Keep Many From Disclosing Depression Staywell Custom Communications With October being National Depression Education Awareness Month, we wanted to share some more information. Depression is a serious condition and shouldn’t be ignored. The following article gives some statistics and general information and is a great read for caregivers providing home health care.…

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