Home Health and Hospice Care Resources

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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. [...]

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