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Debbie Stevens, Account Manager for Peninsula Home Care is thankful for the beautiful community that she works in every day and the opportunity to see successful outcomes for patients through our program. ... See MoreSee Less
This is the first smiling face you see when you walk in the Peninsula Home Care Salisbury office. With five children, this staff member has her hands full but is always energetic and willing to help another team member. Her home family is important but so is her work family! ... See MoreSee Less
The world is constantly changing and so are the guidelines set in place with regards to health. New hypertension classifications and procedures have been created and set in motion. Paul Muntner, PhD, et al., suggests "the 2017 ACC/AHA hypertension guideline has the potential to increase hypertension awareness, encourage lifestyle modification and focus antihypertensive medication initiation and intensification on US adults with high CVD risk." To visit the new guidelines and see their implications refer to the following ABC News video. ... See MoreSee Less
New guidelines lower the threshold for high blood pressure, adding 30 million Americans to those who have the condition, which now plagues nearly half of U.S. adults. High pressure, which for decades has been a top reading of at least 140 or a bottom one of 90, drops to 130 over 80...
We are so thankful to have such a great staff here at Peninsula Home Care. So in the days leading up to Thanksgiving, we want to share clips of what our members are thankful for as well. ... See MoreSee Less
Introducing your family member to the care we provide is one of the most loving things that you can do. A patient's family member states: "I was very happy with the care Kim provided for my mother. She is very knowledgeable, sweet and calming. She knew just the right things to say to keep my mom calm." ... See MoreSee Less
With over 14 years of experience, Angela Schuler has spent the last five years with our Peninsula Home Care Ocean Pines branch. Her team members refer to her as kind, compassionate, and a team player. She goes above and beyond when helping them achieve their goals which is why she is being awarded "Outstanding Physical Therapist of the Year." Thank you, Angela, for all that you do at PHC! ... See MoreSee Less
Mayank Gupta has been a physical therapist at our Salisbury location since 2013. His patients continuously mention his kind and respectful nature and say how he has helped them tremendously. Mayank is very insightful and it is obvious that he loves what he does, that's why we are recognizing him as "Outstanding Physical Therapist of the Year." Thank you, Mayank! ... See MoreSee Less
At Peninsula Home Care we pride ourselves on patient satisfaction. Here’s what one of our patients is saying about our care: “I am very happy with Lanilyn and have gotten just what I was looking for from my therapist. I am even going to ask my doctor to increase my visits with her for additional care.” ... See MoreSee Less
We experienced a tornado touch down this year... what's next? You just never know.
The Peninsula Home Care team isn't going to wait until its too late. At 10:19am this morning (10/19) the staff conducted a "Great ShakeOut" Earthquake Drill. The drill includes three simple steps: Drop! Cover! Hold On!
Team leaders then initiated the Disaster Tree by calling all staff and clinicians to alert them of any issues.
Always learning more to go above and beyond for you! Our staff came together to learn more on how medication adherence helps patients reduce their risk of being readmitted to the hospital. We want to help you recover in the comfort of your home and we want you to stay there. ... See MoreSee Less
Peninsula Home Care was fortunate to be a sponsor of the Thrive: Senior Life After 55 Expo at the MAC Center this weekend. What a great collaboration of local businesses and organizations offering information, services and resources to those age 55 and older. ... See MoreSee Less
The first "Thrive 55!" is this Saturday, at MAC in Salisbury, 10AM - 3PM. We're a sponsor and we're looking forward to meeting active Seniors, answering questions and handing out materials and premiums! We caught MAC Director of Community Relations, Cindy Robinson being interviewed by Salisbury Independent Editor Greg Bassett about the event on PAC14 this morning - going to be a great day. Call MAC for more at (410) 742-0505! ... See MoreSee Less
To keep pace with healthcare technology, we host an annual Skills Fair for our nursing team. We never want to stop learning – it’s the best way to provide patients with the best care possible. On this segment of Delmarva Life, we demonstrate what our nurses learned at the fair. If you have questions about these services, we’d be glad to go into more detail. ... See MoreSee Less
Bruce Davis has brought with him over ten years of experience to Peninsula Home Care at Nanticoke and is now being recognized as "Outstanding Physical Therapy Assistant of the Year." Bruce is very determined and never gives up. His kind, polite, and flexible nature has lead to many requests for his assistance. Through hard work, he has become an integral member of our interdisciplinary team. Thank you, Bruce! ... See MoreSee Less
A look behind the scenes of our latest Delmarva Life segment shoot on the Skills Fair that we host for our staff every year. We need our staff to stay educated on different healthcare initiatives, so stay tuned for the next Delmarva Life episode to see what our employees are going through at the Skills Fair to serve your needs in the best way possible! ... See MoreSee Less
Here's a sneak peak of our most recent Delmarva Life shoot. The PHC team had fun sharing and educating Sydney and Bill on some of the hands on learning exercises we provide during our 2-Day Skills Fair. Everything from IV and wound care to infection control and trach care. Check out Delmarva Life on Tuesday, October 3rd at 5pm on WBOC. ... See MoreSee Less
The 2017 Atlantic hurricane season has quickly become one of the most active seasons in the last decade - and it's not over yet. When preparing for extreme weather, food and shelter are important but so are any medical needs you or your loved one may have. Keep a list of important information in a waterproof bag including: Medications Medical devices Photocopies of prescriptions A list of contacts to call for help bit.ly/2fBUC8c... See MoreSee Less
We have something new for you, free quarterly NEWSLETTERS!! Sign up today with your email & learn vital SENIOR information about: ✔ Aging in place strategies ✔ Healthy recipes ✔ Exercise ideas ✔ Tips for senior living ✔ Information about diabetes, CHF, COPD...and more in your inbox ... See MoreSee Less
With over half of the entire U.S. adult population potentially exposed from the Equifax Breach Crisis, we have a few tips for seniors, family and friends on financial abuse. Learn about warning signs, how to protect yourself, and what to do if you become a victim of fraud. bit.ly/2fDySpg... See MoreSee Less
Imagine working in an environment where you can be creative, celebrate success and never stop learning. That’s exactly what our speech therapists do! Each patient is never exactly like the one before - Peninsula Home Care speech therapists get to use their creative juices to keep therapy interesting, motivating and beneficial.
Peninsula Home Care in Salisbury and Ocean Pines, Maryland and Peninsula Home Care at Nanticoke in Seaford, Delaware are looking to hire Speech Therapists for all three offices.
When it’s flu season, we talk a lot about influenza, getting vaccinated, prevention and treatment. But some illnesses don’t necessarily have a season which means we are vulnerable to them all year long. Pneumonia is one of those illnesses. Take a look at our most recent Delmarva Life interview and learn about who is more at risk for getting pneumonia. ... See MoreSee Less
Don't forget to tune in to WBOC in 15 minutes to hear Beverly White speak about treatments for pneumonia and COPD. There will be lot's of useful information shared that you won't want to miss out on! ... See MoreSee Less
Peninsula Home Care at Nanticoke Branch Director, Beverly White, will be appearing on Delmarva Life today at 5 pm to discuss the connections between COPD and pneumonia! Tune into WBOC as she discusses the misconceptions surrounding the treatment for both. ... See MoreSee Less
Peninsula Home Care at Nanticoke welcomes Teresa Deshields to the team!
Teresa joins the PCHN Seaford office as a CNA, bringing with her thirty years of experience. She enjoys her role in assisting her patients with their dialing living needs.
“My favorite part of working in home care is making sure my clients are well cared for and that they feel happy and respected,” said Teresa. “It’s always nice when I know they want me to come back to visit.” ... See MoreSee Less
Patient care is our priority and our patients know it!
Peninsula Home Care at Nanticoke has ranked in the top 20% out of more than 2,200 health care providers - nationwide!
PHCN is proud to receive the “Superior Performance Award” through SHPBest™, a nationwide benchmark program that recognizes organizations that make patient satisfaction a priority every year. bit.ly/2xpqMH1... See MoreSee Less
Congratulations to Sue Lankford and Dan the man, her loyal companion, for acing our hydration quiz! Follow their footsteps by taking our quiz to see what you know about hydration and win a free Peninsula Home Care water bottle. plbz.it/2uo0i6Y... See MoreSee Less
Peninsula Home Care at Nanticoke congratulates Nanticoke Health Services for being nationally recognized for both Safety and Patient Experience. What an honor to be a Preferred Provider for one of the 3% of hospitals nationally to receive both awards! ... See MoreSee Less
Peninsula Home Care at Nanticoke welcomes Valerie Roth to the team!
Valerie, who has 24 years of experience in healthcare, joins the Seaford, Del. office as a Clinical Manager Process Improvement (CMPI). Her experience is broad and deep, having worked previously in nursing homes, physical therapy rehab facilities and the Department of Corrections.
“My favorite part of working in home care is knowing that I can be a part of a team that gives people the opportunity to stay in their homes with their family as their health improves,” she says. Read more about Valerie here: bit.ly/2u64lbi... See MoreSee Less
Congratulations to our winner Lisa Johnson on acing our hydration quiz! Your Peninsula Home Care water bottle is being shipped to you today!
Test your knowledge on how to deal with the soaring summer temps by clicking the link below for a chance to win a Peninsula Home Care water bottle filled with tips to beat the heat this summer! plbz.it/2uo0i6Y... See MoreSee Less
Peninsula Home Care at Nanticoke (PHCN) welcomes Lauren Allaband to the team.
Lauren joins the PCHN Seaford Office is an LPN, bringing with her eight years of experience to our patients in the Seaford, Delaware area. She is responsible for providing skilled nursing care to patients in the comfort of their own home. Her previous employment includes urgent/primary care, women’s health care and private duty nursing home care.
Lauren states, “Providing care to patients in the comfort of their own home and being able to provide the care to make that possible are my favorite parts of working in home care." ... See MoreSee Less
Many seniors don't realize when they are in the midst of experiencing heat exhaustion or even heat stroke due to the side effects of certain medications. Watch this segment for information on how you can beat the heat during these hot summer months. ... See MoreSee Less
Take a quiz to see how much you know about staying hydrated and WIN a water bottle. You must like Peninsula Home Care page, share your result and send us a direct message to claim your prize. Let's play! ... See MoreSee Less
There's no place like home - AARP reports 87% of seniors say they want to age in place. Peninsula Home Care's alliance with Community Health Workers, programs like the Otago fall prevention program and award winning home care can help seniors meet this goal. Good news for seniors, if not (according to this article in the Baltimore Sun) for home inventories. ... See MoreSee Less
Every 11 seconds, an older adult is treated in the emergency room for a fall. The Otago strength and balance program has proven that many of these falls can be prevented. As the first home care agency on the Eastern Shore to offer the program, Peninsula Home Care is excited to share the success story of how the Otago helped one local woman transition from a walker and cane to walking independently on her own, and with her trusty companion Hunter! Read the full story: bit.ly/2u64lbi... See MoreSee Less
Peninsula Home Care at Nanticoke welcomes Ashlee Hitchens to the team.
Ashlee joined the PCHN Seaford Office as an RN Case Manager. She brings sixteen years of experience in the medical field; seven years as an RN. Hichens is responsible for patient case management and care.
“I enjoy having the opportunity to make a difference in patients’ lives, in a time when they need it the most, while helping to make their life more manageable”, said Ashlee. ... See MoreSee Less
If you or someone you love uses a portable oxygen concentrator and plans to travel by plane this summer, the airline needs to know in advance. This article provides a great FAQ and a list of requirements by airline, with links to information and forms. (And, thanks to the folks Precision Medical, Inc. for the post!) ... See MoreSee Less
The heat may prevent your senior loved ones from enjoying the family BBQ but that doesn't mean they have to miss out on the delicious ( & healthy) warm weather foods. Here are a few that will make their mouth water and give them a taste of summer! ... See MoreSee Less