Summer Safety – Tips for Kids

Pediatric Home Care Ulster NY

The final school bell has rung, the pencils and notebooks are packed away and the kids are ready for some summer fun! Children love the hot summer months, because they provide the perfect opportunity to spend lots of time outside. Whether it’s swimming in the pool, hiking through the woods, taking long walks, or going… Read more »

Summer Safety – Grilling/Weather/Lightning

older couple grilling outdoors

Grilling Don’t leave food unattended The grill should be placed away from the home, definitely not next to the outside of the home and away from overhangs and branches Keep a fire extinguisher nearby and or a spray bottle of water nearby for flare ups Clean your grill regularly, grease and fat from foods are… Read more »

Summer Safety – Bug Bites/Ticks/Poison Ivy

Home Health Agency Orange NY

Planning to spend time outside means planning to spray yourself and your kids with insect repellent — repellents don’t kill insects, but they can help reduce bites from mosquitoes, ticks, fleas and other bothersome bugs. There are different types of repellents: Use insect repellents containing DEET on kids sparingly. Never use repellent on As we… Read more »

Summer Safety – Heat/Hydration/Sun Safety

Home Health Agency Englewood NJ

Muscle cramping might be the first sign of heat-related illness, and may lead to heat exhaustion or stroke. Symptoms — Heat Exhaustion — May Include: Heavy Sweating Weakness Fainting, Fatigue And Cramps Cold, Pale, And Clammy Skin, Feeling Thirsty Fast, Weak Pulse Nausea Or Vomiting What You Should Do: Move to a cooler location. Lie… Read more »

A & T Healthcare offers services for patients of all ages—from newborns to the elderly. Our pediatric & senior home care services are welcome alternatives to long hospital confinements or nursing homes. When an individual receives health care from A & T in the home setting, they gain a sense of privacy, independence, and control over their lives, while also being met with a high standard of treatment.

Being at home surrounded by familiar people and objects is often the most conducive place to recover. Home health care helps to relieve some of the concerns that can overwhelm a patient and family when they opt to receive treatment outside of the home.

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