Does massage therapy help chemo-induced neuropathy?

Posted Posted in Home Care, Home Health

Unless you have had cancer, you know someone who has, or you work in oncology, there is little information out there regarding chemotherapy-induced peripheral neuropathy (CIPN).  Short-and long-term toxicity of platinum compounds and toxins (chemicals in chemotherapy) include the “recipe” for the development of CIPN, for which there are limited options for symptomatic relief. Although […]

What Is Home Health Care And The Types Of Services They Provide?

Posted Posted in Home Care

At its fundamental level, “home health care” means what it sounds like – medical care provided in a patient’s home. Home health care can include broad care given by skilled medical professionals, including nursing care, physical therapy, occupational therapy and speech therapy. Home health care may also include skilled, non-medical care, like medical social services […]

What home care is covered by Medicare

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Is there any financial help for caregivers? Starting home care is often a challenging time for both the patient and the caregiver. Factoring in the financial component and what’s covered and by whom can make a stressful situation even harder. Home care services are a valuable Medicare benefit. They supply therapy, skilled medical care and […]