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What is the Continuum of Care?  | Generations Home Care
Arizona Continuum of Care

Home Care Plays a Vital Role

Continuum of Care is a concept involving a system that guides and tracks patients over time through a comprehensive array of health services spanning all levels and intensity of care.

In-home care plays a vital role in the continuum of care by providing caregivers to assist with non-medical services like homemaking, medication reminders, assistance with activities of daily living and family respite care.  These types of services help medically-fragile individuals and seniors live more independently.  They also aid in reducing re-admissions back to the hospital.

“From a home care coordination perspective, it is of utmost importance for Generations Home Care services to play a role in understanding and making a connection to services outside of our non-medical scope of services. Our goal is to help educate and connect our clients to services within the entire Continuum of Care for best outcomes.”

-Statement from CEO, Cathy Shiroda

“As a home care agency, we work closely with our clients, family members, guardians and/or fiduciaries. Our caregivers are typically the first person involved in the care plan to notice a change of condition.”

-Statement from Client Services Director, Rachel McKusick

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Generations Home Care, when necessary, refers clients to other skilled medical services like home health, mobile physicians, or hospice and palliative care.

Not only does this connectivity allow us to provide our clients with a range of health services that address the full spectrum of their needs within the continuum, but we also use our expertise to plug them into available local resources and support organizations.

The result is a holistic kind of in-home care that emphasizes a consistent, client-centered approach.

About Generation Home Care

Generations Home Care offers a full range of in-home care and support services which help individuals of all ages, needs, and challenges remain safe and independent living within their own home. Services range from short-term to 24/7 around-the-clock care.

We offer levels of care ranging from companionship, to respite for the primary family caregiver, to homemaking services to assist with activities of daily living.

Our Specialty Services Include: 

  • Rehab or Hospital to Home Program (for safe discharges)
  • Post-Operative Care (short-term care during recovery period)
  • Non-Medical Life Management Services (for persons with chronic conditions)
  • Veteran’s Connection to Care Program
  • Live-In Services and Couples Care

If you live in Arizona, and would like to learn more about how we can help you or a medically fragile loved one, contact us today at 602-595-HOME (4663) or by filling out the contact form on our website.

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