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April 16th is National Healthcare Decisions Day

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National Healthcare Decisions Day, a day devoted to educating the public about the importance of advance care planning, is April 16. At HHHC, we often stress the importance of planning ahead for future health care decisions, but this day is a good time to remind everyone to make their future health care wishes known. The past couple years has made it abundantly clear that there are no guarantees when it comes to our health. In …Read More »

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HHHC Receives 5-Star Rating for Patient Satisfaction

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Home Health & Hospice Care is once again proud to report a 5-Star rating from CMS (Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services) in Patient Satisfaction! HHCAHPS (Home Health Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Providers & Systems) star ratings help you quickly and easily assess the patient experience of care information provided on Home Health Compare. You can use these ratings to more easily compare home health agencies using a 5-star scale, with more stars indicating better …Read More »

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Hearts for Healthcare Workers

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Looking for a creative and meaningful activity to keep the kids entertained? Or perhaps you need to step away from Netflix for a bit? Join us in displaying Hearts for Healthcare Workers and let the healthcare heroes in our community know how much they are appreciated. Simply cut out, color, and/or decorate colorful hearts and display them on your front door, windows, or mailbox to show your support. Snap a photo and share it using …Read More »

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We have earned GuideStar’s Platinum Level!

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Home Health & Hospice Care recently earned the 2018 Platinum GuideStar Nonprofit Profile Seal of Transparency, the highest level of recognition offered by GuideStar, the nation’s largest source of nonprofit information. Through GuideStar, community members and donors can access in-depth financial information about the organization’s goals, strategies, capabilities and progress toward fulfilling its mission of providing trusted patient centered services that enhance each individual’s independence and quality throughout life. “We’re proud to share the results …Read More »

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November is National Home Care & Hospice Month

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During November, the National Association for Home Care (NAHC) encourages all communities to celebrate National Home Care and Hospice Month, honoring the many nurses, therapists and social workers who make a difference for the patients and families they care for. Home care is medical care that is appropriate for people suffering from chronic illness, following surgery, or recovering from acute injury or illness and want to remain at home. Home care gives someone the ability …Read More »

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Home Health & Hospice Care Earns Perfect Health Survey Score

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Home Health & Hospice Care and the Community Hospice House earned a perfect score on a recent survey by the Health Facility Certification Unit of the NH Department of Health & Human Services. This unit inspects home care and hospice agencies every three years to ensure compliance with State and Federal regulations and to evaluate the quality of care to patients. Agencies are not privy to when a survey will be conducted which is a …Read More »

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What is Hospice?

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Hospice is a philosophy of caring for those living with a life-threatening illness. The hospice philosophy holds that end-of-life care should emphasize quality of life. The object is to treat the whole person, and not just the disease. The hospice philosophy focuses on patient/family-centered care that addresses the physical, spiritual, emotional, and practical needs of the patient. An interdisciplinary team of health care professionals works with the patient and family to design and implement a …Read More »

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In the News – August 1, 2016

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Home Health & Hospice Care is recognized for its positive impact on local families.

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