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Welcome!

Welcome to the Communities of Care blog.  Since 1999, we have been providing home care nurses for medically complex children and adults who live in the Minneapolis/St Paul metro area.  Many of our clients need home care nursing for conditions like ventilator dependence, tracheotomies, seizure disorders, respiratory disorders, genetic syndromes, heart conditions, neurological conditions, and...
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Happy National Nurses Day!

As a nurse, we have the opportunity to heal the heart, mind, soul and body of our patients, their families and ourselves. They may not remember your name but they will never forget the way you made them feel." --Maya Angelou Let’s take a moment to appreciate all of the nurses who have touched our lives...
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Waiver Programs for Home Care Nursing Recipients

In Minnesota, home care nursing is funded occasionally by a person’s health insurance plan, but most often long-term nursing care is funded by MN Medical Assistance (MA).   MA pays for nursing care and supplies, which generally covers the recipient’s needs.  Sometimes, though, the recipient has a unique or short term need that must be addresses...
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Night Shift Nurses – How to Adjust to Working the Night Shift

In home care nursing, nurses often work 12-hour shifts, and their schedules sometimes require rotating between shifts (from days to nights or vice versa). Adjusting to the night shift means changing most aspects of one’s life and can be stressful. For example, it can be difficult for people who work “regular” hours to get enough...
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Specially-Designed Silverware for People with Disabilities or Tremors

Eat with confidence.  Liftware's selection of stabilizing and leveling handles and attachments are designed to help people with hand tremor or limited hand and arm mobility retain dignity, confidence, and independence. These exciting adaptive designs can help people with limited hand or arm mobility, which may be associated with cerebral palsy, spinal cord injury, Huntington's disease,...
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