Dementia and Delusions/Hallucinations Dementia takes an immense emotional toll on caregivers and it can be really hard to cope with. It's important to remember that dementia is a symptom of a disease, not the disease. According to the World Health Organization (WHO), Dementia is "a broad category of brain diseases that cause long-term
Deer Meadows Home Health and Support Services Awarded CHAP Accreditation Philadelphia, PA — 2/26/19 — Community Health Accreditation Partner, Inc., (CHAP) announced today that Deer Meadows Home Health and Support Services, LLC., (DMHHSS) has been awarded CHAP Accreditation under the CHAP for Private Duty and Home Health Standards of Excellence. DMHHSS had a
Do You Have the Warning Signs of Depression? The national average rate of depression is 6.7 % in a given year. In home care, 1 in 7 patients meet full diagnostic criteria for depression and 1 in 3 suffer from significant clinical depression. Because depression can affect treatment outcomes, it is imperative to
Weekend Referral Program Deer Meadows Home Health and Support Services is the only home health care agency in the Philadelphia region that guarantees a 24 hour response time for patient admission referrals."Physician practices, skilled nursing facilities and hospitals find it incredibly difficult to find a home care agency that is readily available to
Taking Care of Caregivers From a Social Workers Point of View As a social worker and clinician, I've met a lot of caregivers who are stressed out, frustrated, and overwhelmed. Caregivers spend an average of 40.5 hours a week if they live with a loved one who needs care AND 24.4 hours if the
Wound Care Program - Deer Meadows Home Health Shawn Hanshew from the Deer Meadows Home Health marketing team has been promoting our wound care program to the medical community of Philadelphia and the surrounding counties of Chester, Delaware, Montgomery, and Bucks. Our clinical specialist team members are board-certified in Wound Care WCC, Diabetic
Our Philadelphia Home Health team and Philadelphia Private Duty Care team of trained Clinical Staff and Home Health Aides can provide you with the best professional and compassionate home care you deserve.