News tagged with care homes

Does home care serve men and women equally?

As the population ages, there is increasing demand for publicly funded home care services to help older people preserve their independence, improve their quality of life, and delay or avoid going into a long-term care facility.

Apr 15, 2015
popularity 6 comments 0

It's time to look at how we value home care work

There are two million home care workers in the United States. They change diapers, administer medications, bathe and dress people and transfer the immobile from one place to another. They also take care of tasks ...

Feb 12, 2015
popularity 11 comments 0

Patients rarely learn of at-home provider quality data

Say your aunt Betty is ready to be discharged from the hospital after a close call with congestive heart failure. Before she can go, she needs a care plan, and she's relieved that she can return home with care from a home ...

Jan 12, 2015
popularity 13 comments 0