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5 Common Allegations Used in Home Healthcare Lawsuits

The demand for home health care businesses is growing – especially as baby boomers become part of the elderly population. A lot of people, regardless of age, prefer having services provided in their home if they’re required to receive ongoing care versus going to a nursing home. Taking care of people in their homes also  Continue Reading »

Top 5 Safety Risks for Home Healthcare Workers

Home healthcare workers, unlike healthcare facility care providers, should be aware of a variety of safety risks that are unique to the private home environment. Awareness of risk factors and learning safe practices can greatly improve the quality of care and reduce the risk of patient or employee injury, potential lawsuits and costly insurance claims.  Continue Reading »

What Are the Differences Among Home Healthcare, In-Home Care and Hospice Care?

Recently my colleague, Alan Hille, wrote a blog post about the risks associated with owning a home healthcare agency. He outlined the unique risks associated with administering clinical care in a non-medical environment. That reminded me that there is often misunderstanding about the types of care people receive in their home. I thought we might  Continue Reading »

Owning a Home Healthcare Agency Can Be Risky Business.

“Should I stay or should I go?” is the question many elderly people are starting to ask themselves – meaning “Do I really want to leave the home I’ve lived in for 40 years and head off to a facility with skilled nurses to care for me or can I actually find someone to care  Continue Reading »