Health Care

Home/Health Care

The most common misconception about home health care is that it is strictly for elderly patients who want to remain in their homes and not go to an assisted living or nursing facility.

Injury Recovery
Recovering from an automobile accident or injury while at work can be done at home with the help visits from a Champion caregiver to monitor your progress. Check with your auto or worker’s comp insurance to see if they will allow you to go home instead of staying at a hospital.

Pediatric Care
Children with significant health problems or disabilities and their parents also benefit from home health care. Keeping the family together in their home while making sure that the child receives the best care possible is beneficial to everyone involved.

Veteran Services
Veterans may qualify for additional VA benefits for home health care, as well.

What is a Personal Health Record?

Keeping track of personal health information is one of the most important things you can do to protect yourself and the ones you love. This is especially true for caregivers. When you are responsible for the care of a loved one, especially a senior, keeping up with their data becomes vital. Champion Home Health Care [...]

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Medicare Can Help with Home Healthcare

We recently began the discussion pertaining to paying for in home health care. The process can feel overwhelming and even frightening at times. How will you access funds that are locked up in life insurance or veteran’s benefits? What can you do if your loved one does not qualify for funding from other sources? How [...]

By | 2017-06-22T08:13:39-04:00 June 22nd, 2017|Categories: Health Care|Tags: |Comments Off on Medicare Can Help with Home Healthcare

“Snow Birds” That Need Medical Attention

MEDICAL HELP FOR "SNOW BIRDS" Do you migrate to Florida for the winter season? The weather is great, but what happens if you become ill? The fact is that many “snow birds” do not have a Florida physician. When a problem develops with your health, it snowballs into other dilemmas. Other than calling 911 for [...]

Sandwich Generation

Champion Home Health Care for Brevard County, which aims to provide caring, expert senior home care in Melbourne, seeks to explain a common term related to caregiving below. The "sandwich generation" refers to an adult caregiver who is "sandwiched" between caring for their older parents and their own children. Life expectancy rates are increasing due [...]

By | 2016-06-27T15:50:06-04:00 June 27th, 2016|Categories: Elderly Senior Care, Health Care|Tags: , , , |Comments Off on Sandwich Generation

Analyzing the Relationship Between the Patient, the Family, and the Home Health Caregiver

Analyzing the Relationship Between the Patient, the Family, and the Home Health Caregiver Medication Management "Will you send the same aide all the time?" is one of the most frequent requests made to home health care managers. Patients and families place great priority on consistency, reliability, and familiarity of caregivers. In fact, if [...]

By | 2017-03-22T08:34:26-04:00 June 20th, 2016|Categories: Alzheimer's, Assisted Living, Caregivers, Elderly Senior Care, Family, Health Care, Home Care Assistance, Home Health Care, Senior Health Care|Tags: , , , , , |Comments Off on Analyzing the Relationship Between the Patient, the Family, and the Home Health Caregiver

Key Nutrients for Eye Health in Seniors

Champion Home Health Care, dedicated to providing expert home health care in Brevard County, FL, recommends the following foods that will help boost eye health. Seniors suffering from conditions such as glaucoma, age-related macular degeneration (AMD), and cataracts will benefit from these food that contain Vitamins C and E, zinc, lutein, omega-3 fatty acids, and [...]

By | 2017-03-22T08:35:00-04:00 May 12th, 2016|Categories: Health Care, Senior Living|Tags: , , , |Comments Off on Key Nutrients for Eye Health in Seniors

Coping with Long-Distance

Many adults that have an aging relative receiving home health care live one or more hours away. Sometimes it can be difficult to check in with your loved ones, and to discuss the caregiving that is going on with the home health provider. Courtesy of the your Melbourne FL senior home health care and trained [...]

By | 2016-04-19T10:50:10-04:00 April 19th, 2016|Categories: Health Care, Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , |Comments Off on Coping with Long-Distance

The Relationship Between A Caregiver and Patient

Love, respect, kindness, patience, magnanimity, humor, forgiveness: these are the hallmarks of a wonderful relationship. For many elderly people, the quantity of personal relationships is severely diminished. Their friends passed away and their family lives remotely and seldom visits.  The person he or she spends the most time with is his or her caregiver. Therefore, the [...]

Benefits of Eating More Slowly

Even if you are not elderly, taking the time to eat slowly is a positive habit. When someone finishes a meal within just a few minutes, chances are he/she is eating too quickly! Indigestion is just one negative effect from eating too quickly. Read on for some additional signs that you or someone you know [...]

Speed Up Recovery After Surgery

From the desk of Kim Champion:  Speed Up Recovery After Surgery If you are planning to have surgery, now is the time to pre-plan your recovery phase. "After-care” is a very important. While you are with the doctor, you have the added protection of the hospital environment or the doctor’s out-patient facility. The scary part [...]

By | 2017-03-22T08:36:34-04:00 December 30th, 2015|Categories: Aging Seniors, Blog, Caregivers, Health, Health Care, Surgery|Tags: , , , , , , , |Comments Off on Speed Up Recovery After Surgery