Posts Categorized: In-Home Care

Georgetown Home Care Promotes Managing Director to Chief Operating Officer

Brings unique skill set to the role; Has been with the company since the beginning; Innovates to change the industry norm WASHINGTON, DC – On January 31, 2017 Georgetown Home Care (GHC) promoted its Managing Director, Jessica Salgado, to Chief Operating Officer. Mrs. Salgado was the company’s first hire, bringing her background in business and… Read more »

Preparing For Live-In Care

The economics and logic of bringing care into the home makes sense. But that doesn’t always make it easy. That’s especially true when caregiving moves to the full-time, 24-hour per day capacity. But, the more prepared clients and their families are, the easier the transition will be. There are a multitude of emotions experienced as… Read more »

Avoiding Hospital Readmission: Understanding The Care Plan

Just before you are discharged from the hospital, your doctors will visit you to go over your plan of care.  It’s important to make sure you understand your care plan before you leave the hospital, but it can be very confusing when you are just starting to recover from an illness.  It always helps to have a… Read more »

Avoiding Hospital Readmission: Follow Up With Your Primary Care Doctor

Your primary care doctor knows you and your medical history better than anyone else.  It’s important that you make time to you see your doctor as soon as possible once you’ve been discharged from the hospital.  Kaiser Southern California studied over 100,000 hospital readmissions and found that seniors were three times more likely to be… Read more »