Posted on Monday, March 1, 2021
COVID cases within homecare keeps fluctuating, and many more agencies are dealing with virus patients than before. According to NAHC, nearly 10% of home care admissions tied to COVID.
“We have seen — and this is coming by way of agencies’ good deeds — media attention as well as kind of a cultural change in health care,” William A. Dombi NAHC President, said. “Public awareness and health care sector awareness of home care’s value has exponentially increased. [It’s seen] as a viable alternative to other care settings.”
“We are also in the midst of an earlier integration of care at home,” Dombi said “If anybody ever talks to you about post-acute care as the way of defining home care services, they’re off base. Now, others are realizing that home care can be pre- and post-acute, and can also be a very successful way of dealing with individuals with chronic multiple comorbidities.”
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