Home health agency employees? Are they really safe to be around your elder Mom or Dad?

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Ever feel like you are out of control? You take 1 step forward only to find your loved one just took 2 steps back. We’ll show you how to get back peace-of-mind in 3 easy steps. It’s amazing! And it’s FREE for a limited time.

Home Health agencies send their employees into one house after another.  Sometimes they will cover 3 homes in a day, giving care, getting close, touching the very clients they are supposed to stay away from.

I, too, have to touch my patients.  So, how do I keep myself safe and above all keep my patients safe from one exam room to the next?

I reached out to my friend Christina Falke, (cfalke@HBMhomecare.com) who runs the Heart, Body & Mind Home Care office here in Southwest Florida.

I wanted to see if the very strictest protocols we use in our clinics were being used elsewhere.  As a physician assistant, my oath and the oath of every provider is “Do no harm.”

Christina has always been on the cutting edge of ideas. So, I wanted to see if her agency had the high standards we had to have in our clinics…

I was blown away…

Here’s are the guidelines Heart, Mind & Body Home Care put in place immediately to protect their clients….

But the Heart, Body & Mind Home Care employee isn’t through yet…  there’s more…

BE THE CAREGIVER WHO MAKES IT LOOK EASY


Ever feel like you are out of control? You take 1 step forward only to find your loved one just took 2 steps back. We’ll show you how to get back peace-of-mind in 3 easy steps. It’s amazing! And it’s FREE for a limited time.

Now, let’s talk about the protective equipment we must use to protect not only you but everyone in your home and the employee as well. 

This is a lot of protection…for the patients we see in the hospital who have tested positive for the COVID-19 virus, we add 2 more protections…

  • Gowns
  • Eye protection (plastic glasses worn over regular glasses and eyes)

I gotta tell you, this agency rivaled our own medical practices.

As we begin to open our homes, see family, eat together, let’s continue to keep the COVID-19 out of our homes,

Here’s a protocol all of us on the front lines use when we have visitors in our own homes…

Click below for a copy of my “HOW TO CLEAN A VISITOR: STEP BY STEP GUIDE TO KEEPING YOU CORONAVIRUS-FREE IN YOUR HOME”, and I’ll send it to your email…

Suzanne Fiscella

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