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Elder Care with Preferred Home Health Care

If you have an elderly loved one who needs caretaking, the best option is often for them to stay in their home. For those who are not always available to care for their loved one, Preferred Home Health Care offers a comprehensive list of elder care services. We can help you determine what type of care is right for your situation. Our skillful nursing and caregiving staff has been trusted throughout New Jersey, Pennsylvania, and Delaware for more than 30 years. We keep our fully bonded and … [Read more...] about Elder Care with Preferred Home Health Care

What Are the Benefits of Becoming a
Private Duty Nurse?

Nursing is a calling that takes equal parts skill and compassion. Nurses who work in hospitals or other public settings, and those on private duty, all work to provide a level of effective and empathetic care to their patients. If you are in the nursing profession and currently employed at a hospital, you may not realize how many advantages there are in shifting to a private duty career path. Want to learn more about how Preferred Home Health Care & Nursing Services can take your nursing … [Read more...] about What Are the Benefits of Becoming a
Private Duty Nurse?

What is the Difference Between Live-in Care
and 24-Hour Home Care?

With home health care, qualified medical professionals, such as registered nurses, provide medical care at your place of residence. Depending on your needs, you can get this type of service part-time or on a 24-hour basis. Full-time home health care is ideal for people who need ongoing medical supervision but would like to remain in their own residence. If you or a loved one need ongoing medical services, you need to understand the types of home health care available. The most common options … [Read more...] about What is the Difference Between Live-in Care
and 24-Hour Home Care?

How to Help Your Client Tackle Allergy Season

If your client is finding themselves sneezing and blowing their nose nonstop lately, they’re not alone. Nearly 8% of Americans suffer from seasonal allergies. Allergies happen as your body mounts an immune response to a foreign substance. In the case of seasonal allergies, that substance is usually pollen from plants and trees. Symptoms of seasonal allergies often include sneezing, a runny or stuffy nose, scratchy throat, and itchy or watery eyes. Luckily, there’s things your client can do to … [Read more...] about How to Help Your Client Tackle Allergy Season

Pediatric Private Duty Nursing

What Is Pediatric Private Duty Nursing? A child with special needs requires extra TLC. While parents give their child enormous love and attention, this extra level of care can be difficult to handle on your own because it requires special skills. These are the skills of a pediatric private duty nurse, also called a pediatric PDN or pediatric visiting nurse. This health care specialist is a registered nurse (RN), a licensed practical nurse (LPN), or a vocational nurse who provides clients with … [Read more...] about Pediatric Private Duty Nursing

Benefits of Pediatric Private Duty Nursing

When a child needs special personal care because of a developmental or physical disability or chronic condition, you may not be sure where to look. You also might think that one-on-one care services are unaffordable. Children with special health care needs can get quality care from a provider like Preferred Home Health Care & Nursing Services, and you might also be able to pay for this type of pediatric care using Medicaid or another form of insurance. What Are the Benefits of Pediatric … [Read more...] about Benefits of Pediatric Private Duty Nursing

The Health Benefits of a Positive Attitude

These unprecedented times with ever-changing rules, restrictions, and guidance have made life especially challenging for those dealing with sickness or advancing in age. This often extends to the caretakers and nurses who are struggling to keep their own spirits uplifted, while focusing on the wellbeing of others. Believe it or not, one of the best ways to stay healthy and happy is to remain optimistic. Many studies have shown that keeping a bright outlook can help you to navigate life in a much … [Read more...] about The Health Benefits of a Positive Attitude

Private Duty vs. Skilled Nursing

Although private duty nurses and skilled nurses have largely similar training, skills, and certifications, they play different roles in caring for clients with distinct needs. Private duty nurses typically care for adult or pediatric clients who need long-term care. They will normally stay with their clients for long hours each day, sometimes in a 24-hour live-in arrangement. Private duty nurses can provide varying degrees of medical care, depending on their clients’ needs. They almost always … [Read more...] about Private Duty vs. Skilled Nursing

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