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In Home Care for Post-Operation Needs

Post Surgical Care at Home PictureDid you know that our in home care services help your recover in the comforts of your home, regardless of the type of post surgical procedure?

We are often contacted by families that cannot take time off from work, but don’t want to leave their spouse at home without a caretaker. Sometimes, the surgical procedure doesn’t necessarily leave one bedridden, but incapable of certain homemaking abilities. Other times, the procedure makes it difficult to get around the home, or bath oneself.

Our staff is eager to help alleviate this stress for you. We can connect you with the ideal caretaker for your situation, long or short term.

Excellent Serivces For:

  • Elective Surgeries and Reconstructive Surgeries
  • Hip and Knee Replacements
  • Surgeries that limit movement
  • Personal Care Assistants that help with bathing, dressing and transferring

Don’t go it alone. Have Caring Home Care tend to your recovery needs.

 

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Caring Home Care Marches on Washington

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As the snow falls in the nation’s capitol, home health companies decend on Congress to inform them of issues affecting patients and those who administer care in the home.  Yesterday, Caring Home Care hits the hill to speak with Congress, especially the Florida delegation about the issues from changes in the status of aides, rebasing of budgets, the requirement for patients to meet face to face with doctors to getting home care and more.

Caring Home Care is a leader in political engagement, understanding that we are standing for our aides, patients and community.

This event will continue through the week, and when finished, home care employees and business will have met with 80 of the US House and 100 % of the US Senate.

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SurfMed Conducts Classes for Miami Jewish Health System’s Case Managers

Miami Jewish Health Systems is one of South Florida’s oldest and most respect health care organizations owning and managing the state’s largest nursing home, ALF facilities and multiple programs including PACE and now Medicaid’s Long Term Care program for Molina Health Plan in Dade County.

SurfMed has been a long time partner to Miami Jewish, assisting in caring for all MJHS patients in their homes.

This past week SurfMed conducted classes for MJHS’ case managers in the Medicaid program to educate them about changes from Medicaid reform, new coding processes, equipment and supplies.

The class were mainly taught by SurfMed’s CEO Jeff Rittenberg, an expert in all aspects of long term care.

If you need home medical equipment, supplies or advice, call on SurfMed. For all your home care needs.

Stay Healthy – Stay Independent – SurfMed

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Education Essentials for Case Managers in Florida

Surfmed roll out TampaEarlier this week SurfMed Executives traveled to Tampa to teach over 70 Sunshine Health case managers the basics of incontinence and DME and wheelchair rehabilitation. The lessons were taught by SurfMed CEO Jeff Rittenberg and Director Sean Schwinghammer. The case managers are preparing to deal with the roll-out of Florida’s Medicaid Managed Care Reform program in Regions 5 and 6, which includes all of greater St. Petersburg, Clearwater, and Tampa including all of Lakeland and Polk Counties as far east as Sebring.

Sunshine Health should have an abundance of patients who will immediately require face to face meetings, care plan reviews and authorizations or new supplies and services. It is a daunting task which is why SurfMed educates case managers, to help them be prepared for any eventuality. Also the SurfMed staff is ready to take case managers calls all day long to assist in the transition.

Sunshine’s Medical Director said to the staff, SurfMed has been a valuable partner as we roll out other areas, their help and insight has made a big difference to how we provider long term care.

If you need any medical equipment of supplies please call one of our SurfMed team members at 888-201-7873.

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