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Where Healing Begins
CHN Home Care celebrates November as National Home Care Month
"Caring for the sick and elderly in their homes truly is a privilege for us," said Donna Fuller, BSN, Administrator for CHN Home Care. "Home care professionals, family, volunteers and modern medicine make it possible for people to stay in their homes, regardless of their condition, where they are comfortable in their familiar surroundings."
of Coloma can attest to the important role home health providers can play when
recovering from surgery. The normally active senior underwent triple bypass and
pacemaker implementation procedures late last fall. An infection to the leg where
an artery was removed extended his hospital stay at
When finally gaining the strength to return home and continue his recovery there, Lombardino found the transition was not as easy as he anticipated. “For two months, I had a team of nurses caring for me round the clock – attending to my bandaging and managing my medications. When I came home, I was on my own and just couldn’t keep up with my care,” he said.
That’s when Lombardino contacted CHN Home Care to inquire about nursing and personal care services to help him at home. His care team included a nurse, physical therapy assistant and home health aide who assisted with wound care, therapy and personal hygiene tasks three to four times each week.
“Everyone was so helpful. the nurses went out of their way to make sure I was feeling well and understanding my care. They were very concerned about me as a person,” he said. “I couldn’t have recovered as quickly as I did without their help. In one respect, I was glad to see them leave, but I also miss their comfort and care.”
of National Home Health Month, CHN Home Care is hosting an informational
A member of
Community Health Network, CHN Home Care provides skilled nursing, physical,
occupational and speech therapies, personal care, homemaker and companion and
Lifeline services in the