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3 Steps to Providing the Best Home Health Care Possible

[fa icon="calendar'] Jan 11, 2017 2:27:00 PM / by First Choice posted in In-Home Health Care, Career, Professional Caregiver

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Home health care professionals are in high demand and that demand is projected to continue for some years to come, making home health care an excellent choice for those looking for employment. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, job growth for home health aides is projected at 38 percent, which is much higher than the projections for most types of employment.

If you are interested in a career in health care, but you do not want to spend years in school to reach your goals, choosing a career as a home health aide will put you in a position to be truly helpful to patients and impact the lives of patients and their families for the better. What steps can you take to provide the best home health care possible?
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Home Health Care: Preferred Career Path for Many

[fa icon="calendar'] Sep 18, 2016 4:00:00 PM / by First Choice posted in In-Home Health Care, Caregiver, Career

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Home health care is becoming increasingly attractive as Baby Boomers hit retirement age. According to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, 70 percent of people aged 65 and older can expect to use some form of long-term care at some point in the future. The Family Caregiving Alliance notes that currently, 4,742,500 people in the U.S. are receiving long term care provided by home health agencies.

Home Health Care Fills a Growing Need

As the U.S. population continues to age, home health care will be needed more than ever, making it an excellent career choice for many nurses, CNAs, and other home care providers.

But even now, home health care addresses a significant need for many. USA Today's "Home Care for Seniors: a Win-Win" outlines several clinical advantages that come from seeing patients in their home environment.
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