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Deer Meadows Home Health Offering Clinical Services to Philadelphia Residents

This week starts a busy time over the next few weeks for the staff of Deer Meadows Home Health and Support Services(DMHHSS). Kate Liggins, Private Duty Manager has worked closely with Carla Fleming, the Manager of Special Programs for many PHA sites in the Philadelphia area to schedule events at 6 PHA housing sites in the Philadelphia area. Of the selected sites, 5 of these locations has never been visited by DMHHSS staff previously. This will be the selected locations first chance to receive 5-star care from one of Philadelphia's premier home care agencies. At these events participants will b...
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Our Philadelphia Home Care Agency Receives DHS Award!

The Department of Human Services recently announced the awarding of nearly $8 million dollars in grant money to member agencies of the Pennsylvania Homecare Agency (PHA) to connect their Electronic Health Records (EHRs) to the statewide health information exchange. Deer Meadows Home Health and Support Services was one of only six home care and hospice agencies in the state of Pennsylvania to receive the grant. Our Philadelphia home care agency will use the funding to upgrade our software programs and to provide training to other staff members. The funding will also enable Deer Meadows Home Hea...
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Bernard Stepanski Veteran’s Library's Dedication

Stepanski Library Dedication
On Friday May 11th Deer Meadows Home Health & Support Services (along with Deer Meadows Retirement Community) hosted a ribbon cutting ceremony to announce the grand opening of the Bernard Stepanski Veteran's Library . The library, which is named after long-time DMRC resident and United States Veteran Bernard Stepanski , houses many historical books of Bernard's that were donated by his family.Some of the books date back to World War II. The library will serve as the meeting place for DMRC's Veteran's club, as well as a place for veterans to go and check out books and spend time. Several lo...
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We were rated 5 Stars by Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services Again!

CMS established the Home Health Compare (HHC) website on Medicare.gov< http://medicare.gov/ > as a key tool for consumers to use when choosing a home health care provider. It is designed to be an easy-to-access, convenient source of authoritative information on provider quality. Please go to https://www.medicare.gov/homehealthcompare/search.html . On 4/11/18, CMS Home Health compare website updated its quarterly data. Once again, Deer Meadows Home Health and Support Services, LLC (DMHHSS) is rated 5 Stars. Since CMS launched Home Health Compare Website July 2015, DMHHSS has been rate 5 S...
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We are on TV! Watch Our New Commercial Before It Airs. Let Us Know What You Think!

You Need Medical Care or Other Assistance and Want To Remain At Home. That's Where We Come In. Figuring out what health services fit best in your life can be a grueling feat to face. As life presents its many health-related challenges, getting quality heath care services is essential. However, the task of finding the best option for you—health-wise and financially speaking—is not something particularly fun. That's why when it comes to Philadelphia home care, Deer Meadows Home Health and Support Services, LLC is the best! We are passionate about providing you with the greatest services that exc...
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Watch Our Video Reviews! We Have the Best Home Care In Philadelphia

On Sunday, November 19th, 2017 Deer Meadows Home Health and Support Services sponsored the Philadelphia Inquirer, Philadelphia Media Network, parent company of The Inquirer, Daily News and Philly.com's 55+Thrive Lifestyle Conference; a day of information and an opportunity for those 55+ to enjoy a fun day at the Marriott. Deer Meadows, the only 5 star Philadelphia Home Care provider, hosted a workshop called 1,2,3's of Home care to discuss important topics in the home care industry. During the breakout session multiple individuals stood and spoke about Deer Meadows Home Health and Support Serv...
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Deer Meadows Home Health and Support Services is RATED 5 Stars Again

 CMS established the Home Health Compare (HHC) website on Medicare.gov as a key tool for consumers to use when choosing a home health care provider. It is designed to be an easy-to-access, convenient source of authoritative information on provider quality. Please go to https://www.medicare.gov/homehealthcompare/search.html . On 10/25/17, CMS Home Health compare website updated its quarterly data. Once again, Deer Meadows Home Health and Support Services, LLC (DMHHSS) is rated 5 Stars. Since CMS launched Home Health Compare Website July 2015, DMHHSS has been rate 5 Stars eight out of nine ...
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See Len Barry at Inquirer's 55+Thrive Lifestyle Conference on Sunday, November 19, 11:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Philadelphia Marriott Downtown Hotel - 1,2,3s of Home Health Panel Discussion Hear from Len Barry,  soul vocalist and artist of the #1 song, 1,2,3 in 1965 and recent patient of Deer Meadows Home Health and Support Services, LLC. He will talk about his personal rehabilitation story, which took place in the comfort of his home.  Len is no longer singing the blues thanks to their team of nurses, physical therapists, and home health aides.

Len Barry Thanking The Best Home Care Agency in Philadelphia; Deer Meadows Home Health and Support Services

Check out Len Barry – Philadelphia’s own Soul-Singer-Elite who wrote and sang the number one platinum classic “1-2-3”. It was one of the many hits he churned out both with the “Dovells” as lead singer and subsequently on his own. Len arrived at Deer Meadows immobile and disheartened to be a wheelchair patient, confined by the limitations inherent in that state. The Deer Meadows Home Health and Support Service’s team, along with Len’s hard work, gradually altered his situation from wheelchair, to walker, to cane, and ultimately now a self-contained entity. “Deer Meadows Home Health and Support ...
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Efficiency Meets Health Information Exchange - keyHIE

Our health is important us—the latter holds no surprise. With knowledge never-endingly pioneering into medical innovations at a non-stop acceleration, healthcare has reflected much of the revolutionizing methods involved. However, life still throws many curve balls our way, and maintaining health can be hard to keep up with! Many fear that by switching healthcare providers, the result will conclude with imminent inconvenience. Medical information is beyond important, and private. Shouldn’t there be a way where patients can be guaranteed their medical records’ security? Furthermore, would it no...
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Lieutenant Governor Michael J Stack III Congratulates Deer Meadows Home Health and Support Services

Deer Meadows Home Health and Support Services, LLC (DMHHSS)'s representatives (Stanley Rynkiewicz, Administrator, Irene Dudley, Clinical Director, Gina Grosh, Oasis/Coding Manager, Kathleen Liggins, Private Duty Manager, Riley Roberts Marketing and Sales Director and Matthew Mortka, Community Liaison) met with Lieutenant Governor Michael J Stack III in the Lieutenant Governor's Parlor Suite in Harrisburg at the State Capitol on April 25, 2017. During this time, Lieutenant Governor Michael J Stack III congratulated DMHHSS our 5 Star CMS Home Health Compare rating. We also discussed home health ...
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Incredible Letter from a Patients Family

We received a personal letter from one of our patients family members today and would like to share it with everyone. Good job Margaret! Dear Ms. Dudley, I'm writing to tell you how incredibly grateful I am to Margaret, the occupational therapist who helped my mother get back on track after a very severe shoulder injury. My mother's name is Louise, and she lives in Room 407 at Deer Meadows. As soon as my mother got back from the hospital, I received a call from Margaret, who had immediately intuited that it would require a special effort to make a connection with my mother. My mother suffered ...
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