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Category Archives: Clinical Considerations

Teamwork Makes the Dream Work

At Communities of Care, we take pride in our inclusive approach to home care. While the home care dynamic between nurse and client is primary, we want to involve the family and physicians in all aspects of the care plan. We build our block schedules to guide routines clearly for both nurses and...
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Celebrating Nursing Grads

As the 2021 school year wraps up, we welcome the graduating nursing students of 2021! We know this year has been unlike any other, and we admire your perseverance and grace through the uncertainty. To celebrate, we're revisiting a few key pieces of home care advice from 2016. Congratulations on choosing one of the most rewarding...
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Vitamin D – An Essential Vitamin in Minnesota Winters

Vitamin D and Diabetes - Types, Effects, Deficiency & Health Benefits With winter in Minnesota fast approaching, vitamin D becomes a buzzword among health officials. What does Vitamin D have to do with winter? It is a key factor in producing calcium to strengthen bones, and the chemical process occurs when sunlight hits...
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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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