Atherosclerosis Symptoms: Frequently Asked Questions

By |September 29th, 2020|Categories: Rehabilitation|

Atherosclerosis, more commonly known as clogged arteries, is a condition mainly affecting older people. While most atherosclerosis symptoms don’t occur until after a blockage, there are some common symptoms associated with the condition.Haym Salomon Home For Nursing & Rehabilitation in Brooklyn NY delivers outstanding, compassionate, and preventive care to its [...]

Different Types Of A Back Injury – Can You Fully Recover?

By |September 21st, 2020|Categories: Rehabilitation|

Injuries affecting the spine are common - most people will have some kind of back problem during their life. A back injury can be demoralizing, debilitating and painful. Knowing about the different back problems and symptoms is the first step on the road to treatment and recovery. Many injuries require [...]

What Type Of IV Fluids Are Used And What You Should Know

By |September 14th, 2020|Categories: Nursing|

If you can’t eat or drink normally, or have swallowing difficulties, IV fluids can be crucial for your survival. After falling seriously ill or undergoing an operation, it’s more important than ever to remain hydrated and get the right nutrients. We all need water, salt and other essential nutrients [...]

A Leg Swelling: What Exactly Does It Indicate

By |September 7th, 2020|Categories: Rehabilitation|

A leg swelling is worrying and very unpleasant. It can be mild or serious, and will need swift professional diagnosis, treatment and care.The more serious causes of this condition are fluid build-up and inflammation. Fluid build-up may be related to deep vein thrombosis, acute kidney failure, heart failure, pulmonary hypertension, [...]

Recover From A Stroke With Understanding It And Rehab

By |August 31st, 2020|Categories: Rehabilitation|

Recovering from a serious illness takes time, and usually requires medical care, emotional support, and personalized rehabilitation therapy. Many elderly people who need time to recover from a stroke can regain their independence with stroke rehabilitation. A team of doctors, nurses and therapists will help set you on the road [...]

Stay Safe With This Rehab Therapy For Healthy Aging

By |August 24th, 2020|Categories: Rehabilitation|

After undergoing surgery in hospital or rehab care in a nursing home, patients returning home may need additional support. They can benefit from the guidance of occupational therapists, who provide advice on how to adapt and stay safe. What Does Occupational Therapy Do For Adults To Stay Safe? Occupational therapy [...]

COPD Exacerbation Symptoms: Frequently Asked Questions

By |August 17th, 2020|Categories: Nursing|

Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) affects the lungs, making breathing difficult and impacting your overall health and quality of life. COPD exacerbation is when symptoms are worse than usual and can leave you feeling breathless. Many factors can make COPD symptoms worse, including the weather. Fluctuating temperatures as well as [...]

Great Nursing Assistants Make For Great Quality Care

By |August 10th, 2020|Categories: Nursing|

It’s common to hear our patients telling people about the wonderful work nursing assistants do for them. Some even describe the aides as their daughters, suggesting a relationship so close they couldn’t live without them. Although much of their work goes unnoticed and takes place behind the scenes, these carers work [...]

How Do Spirituality And Religion Affect Health

By |August 3rd, 2020|Categories: Rehabilitation|

Spirituality can play an important role in one’s health and overall wellbeing, especially as we get older. They get you to see life in a wider context, evoke compassion, and help you cope with the vicissitudes of life. Nourishing your spiritual side eases stress, relaxes you, and provides a break [...]

Total Parenteral Nutrition Feeding – How It Works

By |July 27th, 2020|Categories: Nursing|

Total Parenteral Nutrition (TPN) is a way of supplying the body’s nutritional needs through a vein, bypassing the digestive system. Doctors use it when patients cannot or should not get their nutrition through eating. This is a form of intravenous therapy and under certain conditions it may be performed in a care home. Total Parenteral Nutrition requires careful preparation and close [...]

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