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Sep 8 2017

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With over 20 years of diverse experience in Home Health Care, we are able to grasp the complexities of rendering quality patient care.

LifeLine Home Health, Inc. combines experience, knowledge and skill to render safe and thorough quality care to patients in all types of Health Care settings. We have maintained an excellent reputation by insisting on professionalism and delivering compassionate and quality care.

It is policy of LifeLine Home Health to provide equal service, employment, and voluntary participation opportunities to all persons without regard to race, religion, national origin, color, sex, sexual preference, age, or disability.

Bob Singer / LifeLine Home Health, Inc.

  • The registered professional nurse administers skilled nursing care to patients requiring professional nursing services. He/She provides services, teaches, and supervises the family and other members of the nursing team. Each registered nurse performs skilled nursing services for residents, some of which services include medications administration, trach and ventilator dependent care, respiratory treatments, wound care treatments, catheter care, ostomy care, monitoring of specialized medical situations, and other related skilled nursing duties. These services are performed in accordance with the physician’s orders in accordance with a Plan of Treatment and under the direction and supervision of the agency�s Administrator.
  • The licensed graduate or practical nurse provides nursing care and teaching to patients and families. He/She functions as an assistant to the physician and is under the guidance / supervision of the registered professional nurse. He/She carries out tasks and treatments as outlined on the Plan of Treatment.
  • Private duty nurses have specialized backgrounds for each patient’s special care requirements. This includes trach and ventilator dependent care, wound care, catheter care, ostomy care, and monitoring of specialized medical conditions. Private duty nurses are either a Registered Nurse or a Licensed Practical Nurse.
  • The home health aide provides personal care such as bathing, grooming, dressing, light housekeeping, laundry, meals, and related services in the home. He/She functions under the direction, instruction, and supervision of the staff nurse and the Administrator.
  • The personal care aide is a non-professional employee, trained to provide personal care and related services in the home similar to that of the home health aide. He/she functions under the direction, instruction, and supervision of the staff nurse and the Administrator.
  • Graduate of an approved school of professional nursing
  • Licensed as a registered nurse in the state
  • Minimum of one (1) year of experience as a professional nurse
  • It is preferable that the registered nurse has completed a baccalaureate degree program approved by the National League for Nursing for public health nursing preparation
  • Graduate of an approved program of practical nursing
  • Licensed as a graduate or practical nurse in the state where practicing
  • One (1) year of experience as a nurse
  • Completion of the 9th grade; prefer high school graduate
  • Ability to read and write consistent with job requirements
  • Completion of a basic home health aide training program consistent with state and federal requirements and for which a certificate was obtained
  • Satisfactory performance on a competency evaluation
  • Has the emotional and mental maturity necessary for establishing and maintaining a good work relationship with the patient, patient’s family, and the personnel of the Home Health Agency
  • Completion of the 9th grade; prefer high school graduate
  • Ability to read and write consistent with job requirements
  • Completion of a basic aide training program consistent with state and federal requirements and for which a certificate was obtained.
  • Has received the appropriate Personal Care Assistant training related to the following:

v Methodology of assisting patients to achieve maximum self-reliance

v Principles of nutrition and meal preparation

v Principles of he aging process

v Understanding the emotional problem of illness long term home care

v Procedure for maintaining a clean, healthful and pleasant environment

v That all changes in patient condition must be reported to the nurse

v Maintaining the ethics and confidentiality of patient care

v Co-operate with the health care team

v Providing and maintaining appropriate and required records

  • Comprehends the basics of personal care, housekeeping and meal preparation
  • Shows an interest and concern for people
  • Shows good judgment and tact in dealing with the sick
  • Practices good hygiene and is neat in personal appearance
  • Freedom from health problems that may be injurious to patient, self and co-workers and presents the required documents that indicate such
  • Appropriate work experience
  • Possession of the emotional and mental maturity necessary for establishing and maintaining a good work relationship with the patient, patient’s family, and the personnel of the Home Health Agency

With just one phone call, a team of Licensed Nurses and Experienced Home Health Aides are ready to render your needed care. As available, arrangements can be made to provide support services from Rehab Specialists. LifeLine Home Health, Inc. provides coverage up to 24 hours a day, 7 Days a week for Nursing and Home Health Aide services. After regular office hours (8:30am-5pm), on weekends, and on holidays, just call our main office number at (610)328-2788. An operator will connect you with our On-Call Staff. who will discuss your needs and schedule the services that you and your family require.


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