Home Care Specialists
Bayada Home Health Care has a special purpose—to help people have a safe home life with comfort, independence, and dignity.
~ The Bayada Way
Bayada Home Health Care is committed to providing the highest quality home health care services. Founded in 1975, Bayada Home Health Care provides nursing, rehabilitative, therapeutic, and personal care services to children, adults, and seniors in the comfort of their own homes. We employ over 13,000 nurses, home health aides, and therapists working from more than 170 offices in 18 states.
With a comprehensive range of home health care services, Bayada Home Health Care provides a complete continuum of care. Watch The Bayada Way video to learn more about the Bayada Home Health Care difference.
Our home health care team includes BAYADA Nurses, Therapists, Home Health Aides, Medical Social Workers, and other health care professionals. With such wide ranging expertise, BAYADA can help clients at every level of care: from pediatrics to geriatrics, to high-tech care or just being there.
BAYADA Home Health Care organizes our services into the following specialty practices: Home Health, Adult Nursing, Assistive Care, Pediatrics, Hospice, and Habilitation.
BAYADA Home Health Care
BAYADA provides a broad spectrum of nursing, rehabilitative, therapeutic, and assistive home health care services for adults.
Home Health professionals provide adults and seniors with short-term nursing, rehabilitative, therapeutic, and assistive home health care services. This care is provided as a limited number of up to one hour visits primarily through the Medicare Home Health benefit.
Adult Nursing professionals provide nursing care services at home for adults and seniors dealing with chronic illness, injury, or disability. These services are provided primarily on an ongoing shift (two-hour or more) basis, and are available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
Assistive Care professionals provide non-medical assistance with activities of daily living for adults and seniors including self-care and household support services. These services are provided primarily on an ongoing shift (two-hour or more) basis, and are available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
February is American Heart Month…don’t miss a beat
February is American Heart Month so here are a few tips and recommendations for your patients to take to heart. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), heart disease in the leading cause of death in both men and women in the United States. The most common cause of heart disease is blockage of the coronary arteries that supply blood to heart. This happens slowly over time and is the leading cause of heart attacks.
The following tips from the American Heart Association (AHA) can help prevent heart disease, and can help people with heart disease live a better quality of life.
· Eat a diet high in fiber, including fresh fruits and vegetables.
· Read labels to help limit your amount of sodium and trans fat intake.
· Eat whole grain foods such as oatmeal, brown rice, beans, and lentils.
· Remember, plant foods contain fiber, however, animal foods do not.
· The AHA recommends 30 minutes of exercise, 5 times per week.
· Be creative if need be, breaking your 30 minutes up into three, 10 minute intervals when necessary.
· Also remember you can count activities such as washing the car, sweeping the floor and vacuuming as your exercise.
Learn to relax
According to the AHA, chronic stress that causes an increase in heart rate and blood pressure may damage the artery walls. The following tips can help your patients reduce stress and relax more.
· Take 15 to 20 minutes a day to sit quietly, breathe deeply, and think of a peaceful picture.
· Limit alcohol intake.
· Try to avoid things that are upsetting, such as rush-hour traffic.
· Work to change your responses to difficult situations, try to be positive, not negative.
Know your “ABCS”
· Ask about taking an Aspirin every day.
· Get effective treatment for high Blood press and Cholesterol
· And if you Smoke, seek help to quit.
This February and throughout the year, take charge of your heart health by reviewing and practicing these tips and recommendations. Unfortunately heart disease takes too many in this country, so challenge not only yourself but your family and friends as well to join you in your efforts to have a healthier heart and happier life.
Home health care can help people with heart disease effectively manage their condition, stay out of the hospital, and remain in the comfort and safety of home, where they want to be.
To find a BAYADA Home Health Care office near you, visit www.bayada.com.Bayada Home Health Care 90 Main St.
Hackensack, NJ 07601