1. How Will The Nursing Shortage Affect At-Home Healthcare?

    You’ve most likely heard that there’s a looming nursing shortage about to hit the United States. It’s certainly true that the US will need another 600,000 nurses in the next five years, and while many prospective nurses have heard the call and enlisted in nursing schools, most schools are completely full. This isn’t just a problem that at-home healthcare agencies like Tendercare are experi…Read More

  2. When At-Home Care Is A Necessity and Not A Convenience

    Some of the patients we see every day are living on their own. Perhaps they’re seniors who are enjoying living at home while still taking advantage of home healthcare. Other times it’s an adult who has a disability but still has the ability to take care of themselves throughout most of the day. But many of the patients that we see every day are in the care of their parents, or, in the case of …Read More

  3. Who Pays For Home Healthcare Services?

    You won’t be surprised to know that home healthcare services is a need in some people’s lives. In most cases, it’s a requirement, not simply a want. Many times the care administered during home health services is life-saving care, giving not only the patient what they need but also allowing family members to live a more normal life. But who’s paying for home healthcare services? While home…Read More

  4. Looking For A Career In Home Healthcare? We’re Looking For The Best At Tendercare

    If you’re in the healthcare industry and are thinking about changing your current place of work, then maybe you should check out what kind of jobs Tendercare Home Health Service currently has available. We have to warn you though, we’re pretty selective about who we hire, because we’re looking for the right people with the heart to engage in the kind of work we do every day. Let’s take a l…Read More

  5. What’s The Difference Between Occupational Therapy and Physical Therapy?

    Most people think they have a pretty good idea of what physical therapy is. Perhaps they’ve been injured in an accident, whether they slipped and broke their wrist or hurt their leg in a car wreck. And if they haven’t been injured themselves, it’s likely they know someone who has. But knowing just a little bit about physical therapy certainly doesn’t do it justice. Physical therapy helps p…Read More

  6. When Is Long-Term Home Healthcare Appropriate?

    Every time we work with a patient, there’s a process we go through in order to make sure that they’re getting the best care available from our home healthcare agency. (In fact, we even wrote a blog about the process called “The Extensive Care We Take Before In-Home Care Begins.”) But that’s what happens when you enter into a working relationship with our agency. Before that, there are ma…Read More

  7. Helping Those Needing Short Term At-Home Care

      Here at Tendercare, we take care of hundreds of people with dozens of different needs. Sometimes it’s pediatric home healthcare that goes on during the workday, while in other instances it’s 24-hour care for someone needing senior home care. While those sorts of long-term needs might be the most obvious, there are less obvious times when at home healthcare is appropriate. Today we’re …Read More

  8. Why Choose Tendercare For At-Home Care?

      In our previous blogs we have been discussing the advantages of at-home care and why it makes sense to have nurses take care of you (or your loved one) in the comfort of your own home as much as possible. But we haven’t discussed why you might choose Tendercare, specifically, to perform these home healthcare services. What makes us special? Today we’d like to offer you a few reasons why…Read More

  9. Why Is a Code of Ethics So Important With A Home Healthcare Agency?

    No matter what business you’re in, there is a code of conduct that needs to be followed. Some are more strict than others, such as the legal profession where a single transgression can get you disbarred. Others industries have codes of conduct that are posted on the wall of the break for employees to see on a daily basis, while still other businesses might follow conduct that’s unwritten and …Read More

  10. 4 Reasons Why Home Health Care Is Growing So Quickly

      For nearly 25 years Tendercare Home Health has been providing the best in-home healthcare to the people of the Indianapolis area. And in those two-plus decades, we’ve certainly seen a lot of growth, both in our own business and in the entire industry. We started as a registered nurse and her spouse, and today we manage over 300 nurses and supporting staff that ensure that the ultimate in …Read More