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Help Your Loved One Plan for End of Life Care With an Advanced Directive

As a provider of at-home hospice care, Provista Healthcare understands firsthand the importance of helping your loved one plan for end of life care. We understand the thought of planning your loved one’s end of life and discussing an advanced directive is a difficult topic, however upfront discomfort can save you and your family more stress and pain later on. How to Start Planning for End of Life Care The first thing you have to do is sit down with your loved one and talk about end of life care. [...]

2020-10-29T17:43:32-06:00November 26th, 2020|Hospice Care|

The Difference Between Personal Home Care and Home Health Care

Do you know the difference between Home Health Care and Personal Home Care? The services sound similar and there is a level of similarity in each service’s goal and offerings, making them even more difficult to distinguish. If you are searching for care for yourself or a loved one it’s important to be able to distinguish the difference. One of the easiest ways to differentiate the services is if the service is submitted for payment to Medicare or private insurance or must be paid out of pocket. Read on to [...]

2020-10-29T17:25:05-06:00November 12th, 2020|Home Health Care|

Caregiver Compassion Fatigue Prevention and Tips

Compassion fatigue is the result of a daily caregiving environment that provides consistent emotional challenge to a caregiver. It is the impact of emotional, physical, and spiritual distress in those providing care to another. A common symptom of compassion fatigue is an elevated level of chronic stress from caregiving, often as a result of always putting another’s needs before your own. Compassion fatigue is a very common occurrence for hospice caregivers. This can be especially difficult for someone serving a loved one in hospice care. There is an enormous amount [...]

2020-09-28T18:51:35-06:00October 28th, 2020|Hospice Care|

Demystifying Home Healthcare

At Provista Healthcare, we often field questions from patients and their loved ones about what exactly home healthcare is. There are many questions about how it differs from hospice care, who is it for, and what type of services are included in home healthcare. Today, we would like to clear up some of the misconceptions of home healthcare and  bring some much needed clarity to the public. Home Healthcare Misconceptions There are many misconceptions about home healthcare. Many people have the wrong idea about what it is and who it [...]

2020-09-28T19:38:32-06:00October 13th, 2020|Home Health Care|

What You Need to Know About Orthopedic Physical Therapy

Orthopedic physical therapy is a common part of recuperation after an orthopedic injury. Many patients need orthopedic physical therapy due to repetitive stress injuries, sports injuries, or from trauma, like a fall. Orthopedic physical therapy focuses on improving the function of your bones, tendons, muscles, and joints. Physical therapy can help you regain mobility by increasing orthopedic strength, flexibility, and range of motion. Orthopedic Physical Therapy Conditions Here are some common conditions that can include physical therapy as part of your treatment. Arthritis Bursitis Fractures and stress fractures Joint pain, [...]

2020-09-11T15:40:16-06:00September 25th, 2020|Home Health Care|

Understanding Hospice Care with Provista Home Hospice

It can be overwhelming to learn your loved one has a terminal prognosis and it’s time to consider hospice care. You may find yourself unsure what the difference is between hospice care and standard, curative care. And within hospice, what level and type of care is best for your loved one. Provista Home Hospice can help you understand hospice care and answer all your questions. What is Hospice Care? When a patient receives a terminally ill prognosis the type of health care they receive is often changed. Depending on the [...]

2020-09-11T14:36:03-06:00September 11th, 2020|Hospice Care|

How to Prepare for Home Health Surgery Recovery

There are many concerns and worries when it comes to a major healthcare procedure like surgery. Most find themselves concerned with the surgery itself and everything going well, but neglect to think of the recovery. Those that do think about the post-surgery recovery often focus on making sure they aren’t bored in the days and weeks of recovery to come. However, proper post-surgery care and recovery is critical to patient health. That’s when home health care becomes important. Home health care can help you recover faster by ensuring your recovery [...]

2020-08-21T13:50:00-06:00August 21st, 2020|Home Health Care|

How to Prevent Infectious Disease Spread with Home Healthcare

COVID-19 continues to strain America and the American Healthcare System. Hospitals and traditional medical care facilities are overburdened by coronavirus cases, leaving non-coronavirus patients without appropriate care in some instances. And those patients forced to visit the hospital take an unnecessary risk of exposure to COVID-19 to receive adequate health care. Home healthcare offers a way to prevent the spread of infectious disease. In-Home Healthcare - A Safe, Viable Option Home healthcare offers many benefits to traditional patients seeking alternative treatment options due to COVID-19. How does in-home care compare [...]

2020-08-10T16:29:32-06:00August 10th, 2020|Home Health Care|

In-Home Hospice Care Advantages

When choosing a hospice care option for your loved one, you will need to decide on a facility or an in-home hospice care option. There are many advantages to choosing an in-home care service. Provista Healthcare provides in-home hospice care, to improve your loved one’s quality of care and quality of life. In-Home Care is Cost Effective Provista Healthcare offers in-home hospice service. There are many ethical and quality of life reasons why you should choose an in-home service for hospice, but there is also a financial one. It’s cost [...]

2020-07-30T16:52:44-06:00June 26th, 2020|Hospice Care|

In-Home Health Care, More Than You Think

What comes to mind when you think of in-home health care? Is it a senior living alone that needs around-the-clock help to accomplish daily living tasks? That is the image that jumps to many people’s minds when they hear “in-home health care.” And while that is a part of it, in-home health care is so much more. Provista Home Health Care helps adult patients young and old. Many of our in-home health clients are young, capable adults that need medical care at home. Many are healthy adults recovering from an [...]

2020-06-26T18:00:49-06:00June 26th, 2020|Home Health Care|
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