Friday, 18 July 2014

Start a Home Health Care Business

Start a Home Health Care Business 


What is  Home Health Care?
Home health care is a wide range of health care services that can be given in your home for an illness or injury. Home health care is usually less expensive, more convenient, and just as effective as care you get in a hospital or skilled nursing facility (SNF). Examples of skilled home health services include
Home care, (also referred to as domiciliary caresocial care, or in-home care), is supportive care provided in the home. Care may be provided by licensed healthcare professionals who provide medical care needs or by professional caregivers who provide daily care to help to ensure the activities of daily.  In home medical care is often and more accurately referred to as home health care or formal care. Often, the term home health care is used to distinguish it from non-medical carecustodial care, or private-duty care which is care that is provided by persons who are not nurses, doctors, or other licensed medical personnel

CONCEPTS OF HOME CARE SERVICE

"Home care", "home health care" and "in-home care" are phrases that are used interchangeably in the United States to mean any type of care given to a person in their own home. These phrases have been used in the past interchangeably regardless of whether the person required skilled care or not. More recently, there is a growing movement to distinguish between "home health care" meaning skilled nursing care (usually provided by a Home Health Agency) and "home care" (provided by Home care Agency or independent home health aide or caregiver) meaning non-medical care                                                                                                                              
AIMS OF HOME CARE SERVICES

Home care aims to make it possible for people to remain at home rather than use residential, long-term, or institutional-based nursing care. Home care providers deliver services in the client's own home. These services may include some combination of professional health care services and life assistance services. Professional home health services could include medical or psychological assessment, wound care, medication teaching, pain management, disease education and management, physical therapy, speech therapy, or occupational therapy. 

How to start home health care service & worker qualification.

The state department of health issues requirement for that state. Workers can take an examination to become a state tested Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA). Other requirements in the U.S.A. often include a background check, drug testing, and general references.

Professionals providing care in health care

Professionals providing home care include licensed practical nurses, registered nurseshome health aidesphysical therapistsoccupational therapists and social workers. Rehabilitation services may be provided by physical therapists,occupational therapistsspeech and language pathologists and dietitians.[ Professionals can be independent practitioners, part of a larger organization, or as part of a franchise.
Home care aides, Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA's), and caregivers are trained to provide non-custodial or non-medical care, such as help with dressing, bathing, getting in and out of bed, and using the toilet. They may also prepare meals, accompany to medical visits, grocery shop, and a number of other errands 

Overall View & Trend of Health Care Services 

The private sector has emerged as a vibrant force in India’s healthcare industry, lending it both national and international repute Of total healthcare spending in the country in 2011, private sector contributed 68 per cent In fact, the private sector accounts for more than 65 per cent of primary care centers and more than 40 per cent of hospitals in the country Shares in healthcare spending in India in 2011 Source: Business Monitor Report, WHO World Health Statistics 2011, Aranca Research MARCH 2013 Private sector has a strong presence in India’s healthcare sector


FOR  MORE DETAILS -

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Health_care

http://www.bplans.com/home_health_care_services_business_plan/strategy_and_implementation_summary_fc.php

2 comments:

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