Amputation and Home Care Services

March 14, 2013By Best CareAdolescent Home Care, Adult Home Care, Pediatric Home Care, Senior Home Care

A person may have an amputation for a number of reasons, such as an accident, disease process such as diabetes, which may cause a sore on the foot to become infected and gangrenous requiring amputation. Other diseases such as peripheral vascular disease cause poor circulation to extremities, resulting in tissue death. This requires the need… Continue Reading Amputation and Home Care Services

Home Care Options Abound for People Suffering from Depression

February 19, 2013By Best CareAdolescent Home Care, Adult Home Care, Home Care, Senior Home Care

More than just a temporary sad mood or case of the blues, clinical depression can take a toll on both the individual sufferers and those who are caring for them. Clinical depression may continue on for a matter of years, severely reducing the person’s ability to lead an average, functional life. Common characteristics and symptoms… Continue Reading Home Care Options Abound for People Suffering from Depression

Home Care Options for Individuals with Autism

February 6, 2013By Best CareAdolescent Home Care, Adult Home Care, Pediatric Home Care

Caring for a child or relative with autism presents a number of unique challenges. This neural development disorder is still a subject of extensive research, without any single known cause. Since autism is a spectrum disorder, individuals can display a broad range of symptoms. Some of the most prominent characters include a lack of empathy,… Continue Reading Home Care Options for Individuals with Autism

Non-Medical Home Health Care is Not for Seniors Only

August 13, 2012By Best CareAdolescent Home Care, Adult Home Care, Home Care, Pediatric Home Care, Senior Home Care

When you hear the term non-medical home health care, you usually think about seniors (or ‘the aged’ as they are referred to). However, home health care can be beneficial to people of all ages and is a wonderful solution to many life’s expected and unexpected twists and turns. The name means exactly what it implies; help… Continue Reading Non-Medical Home Health Care is Not for Seniors Only

Kids With ADD/ADHD Should Receive Excellent Home Care Services

June 7, 2012By Best CareAdolescent Home Care, Adult Home Care, Pediatric Home Care

Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is a type of developmental disorder which affects between 8-12 percent of children. It is characterized by behavioral problems such as inattention, hyperactivity, and impulsiveness. Attention deficit disorder (ADD) is a subtype of ADHD and lacks the hyperactive or impulsive features of ADHD. Symptoms of ADD/ADHD will show in very… Continue Reading Kids With ADD/ADHD Should Receive Excellent Home Care Services

10 Reasons Why You Should Hire a Non-Medical Home Health Caregiver

May 31, 2012By Best CareAdolescent Home Care, Adult Home Care, Home Care, Pediatric Home Care, Senior Home Care

Taking care of someone else is part of being alive and involved. Parents take care of children who grow up and take care of their own. With the advances in medicine and increase in longevity in the western world, the parents live longer. The middle generation, Generation X of today, now has to take care… Continue Reading 10 Reasons Why You Should Hire a Non-Medical Home Health Caregiver

Individuals with Spina Bifida Need Adequate Home Care Support

May 8, 2012By Best CareAdolescent Home Care, Adult Home Care, Pediatric Home Care

Overview Spina bifida is a congenital (present at birth) defect wherein the spinal cord protrudes out of the spine. There is an opening at the back where a sac covering the spinal cord can be seen. The exposure of the spinal cord and the nerves make them vulnerable to damage and infection. This is the… Continue Reading Individuals with Spina Bifida Need Adequate Home Care Support

Getting the Best Home Care for Individuals with TBI

April 12, 2012By Best CareAdolescent Home Care, Adult Home Care, Pediatric Home Care, Senior Home Care

What is traumatic brain injury (TBI)? Traumatic brain injury or TBI is any damage to the head or brain that is caused by concussions, contusions, trauma, or penetrating injury. A mild TBI results to temporary loss of consciousness but a severe TBI will lead to marked and lasting changes in mental condition, memory impairment, speech… Continue Reading Getting the Best Home Care for Individuals with TBI

Can I Get Paid to Care for My Disabled Friend or Family Member?

March 5, 2012By Best CareAdolescent Home Care, Adult Home Care, Home Care, PCA Caregivers, Pediatric Home Care, Senior Home Care

Caring for a disabled family member can take away valuable time and personal income from caregivers. In fact, the demands may be so great that your own work and personal savings may be seriously impacted by being a caregiver. Providing care for a loved one is rewarding but can also be difficult. Some form of… Continue Reading Can I Get Paid to Care for My Disabled Friend or Family Member?

10 Questions to Ask Yourself Before Hiring a Non-Medical Home Health Caregiver

February 22, 2012By Best CareAdolescent Home Care, Adult Home Care, Home Care, Pediatric Home Care, Senior Home Care

With the advances in medical research and treatment people are living longer than ever, but it doesn’t necessary mean that they are living healthier. Chronic diseases together with decline in mental capacity pose problems that past generations didn’t have to deal with. The top five chronic diseases are: diabetes, hypertension, musculoskeletal diseases, heart problems, arthritis… Continue Reading 10 Questions to Ask Yourself Before Hiring a Non-Medical Home Health Caregiver