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May is Older Americans Month

May is Older Americans Month and Lori Criss, Director of Ohio Mental Health and Addiction Services, says that there are many ways to help Seniors keep loneliness at bay. Some of her suggestions include: Stay connected to family and friends Stay connected to your Faith Congregation Visit with friends over a meal or coffee Take […]

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Help Pack the Statehouse on April 2nd!

Join OCHCH and other home care and hospice leaders on Tuesday, April 2nd for Advocacy Day at the Statehouse. This is the time to share your experiences and your struggles with your legislators. “This is our opportunity to express our concerns, issues, and vision to each of our elected representatives. This face to face contact […]

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Introducing RCTCLEARN.NET, Our Online eLearning Portal

Enhance Your Training Program with Unlimited Access to Our Online eLearning Portal! RCTCLEARN.NET provides quality continuing education (CE) training to agency professionals, aides, LPNs, RNs, therapists, and volunteers. This online learning resource provides agencies and their employees with unlimited access to more than 100 courses for professionals and paraprofessionals. View the Course Catalog. OCHCH Education […]

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Home Health Must Prepare for the Coming Revolution in Home Health Payment

 The Ohio Council for Home Care & Hospice will co-sponsor the PDGM National Summit on February 21, 2019 in Columbus The Patient-Driven Groupings Model (PDGM) will revolutionize the payment methodology for all Medicare Home Health Agencies in the United States. Created by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS), PDGM is slated to […]

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Celebrating the Critical Role Aides Play in Home Care and Hospice

This week, November 14 – 20, we celebrate Home Health Aide Week. Home health aides are a critical part of the health care at home industry. Home health aides provide assistance with basic daily living tasks, including light housekeeping, preparing meals, personal care services, and companionship. “The aide is the center of the care we […]

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