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2015

Blog Posts in 2015

  • Our team at LifeCare is excited to announce that we have been included in the Top 500 in this year’s list of the 2015 HomeCare Elite™! This exciting honor is granted only to agencies noted for excellence in care and service. We are proud to stand with our colleagues in this prestigious ranking of home care services throughout the United States. Not only does this honor affirm our ...
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  • Know your Patient’s Rights! Under the new proposed rule from the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS), called IMPACT ACT, healthcare providers that include hospitals, rehabilitation and long - term care facilities, and home health agencies must provide you (patient or a designated caregiver) with a completed discharge plan before you leave. The plan must include detailed ...
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  • LifeCare was recently honored to achieve a 5 / 5 Medicare rating for being a top performing and high quality agency. Just 2.6% of agencies nationwide achieved this score. For Immediate Release - July 24, 2015 - LifeCare Home Health & In-Home Services is proud to announce that they have achieved the highest possible rating from CMS. This 5-star Medicare rating denotes their achievement of ...
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  • Long Term Care

    || 7-Jul-2015

    Questions About Long Term Care? We’re Here to Help. Many people wonder if long term care benefits cover home care. The important thing to understand is that there is more than one type of long term care. Long term care generally covers such daily benefits as nursing home stays, assisted living stays, and private home care at home. What You Need to Know Here are some factors to be aware of ...
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  • Fall Prevention for the Elderly at Home

    || 29-Jun-2015

    Fall Prevention for the Elderly at Home As people age, it becomes necessary to make changes in order to prevent falls. For adults age 65 and older, falling can be a major event, resulting in long term hip injury and signaling that it is no longer safe to live alone. According to the CDC, 734,000 people were admitted to a hospital as a result of a fall in 2013. Of that number, 25,500 older adults ...
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  • Find out how better management of chronic diseases through medication may mitigate the need for hospitalization. Chronic diseases are a leading cause of death and disability in the United States, and statistically, seniors are most at risk. When chronic conditions are not properly managed or medicated, it can lead to other chronic conditions, further injury, and even death. Although the numbers ...
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  • LifeCare sponsored the annual charitable event, “Lucky 7” Seven, organized by the University of Chicago Cancer Research Foundation Auxiliary Board. The organization raised much-needed funds for the research programs of the three selected researches at the University of Chicago Medicine who work towards the prevention, early detection, and treatment of the scores of diseases ...
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