Home Health Care Blog

Surviving in a COVID era as Health Care Provider/Business

Five  months into this COVID Pandemic and not being sure how much longer  it will last, one has to take stock of where the company is. I am thankful for all the workers who stuck it out and provided great care for all our patients. Having the right personal protective equipment available greatly impacted our […]


The biggest challenge that most healthcare workers face is the fear of getting infected and passing the infection to either loved ones or other patients. From the beginning we had that as our priority to protect the staff. We made it mandatory early on to use a mask for all our visits. We had the […]


Home care workers have always had the role to keep patients at home and away from the Hospitals hence one of the measures of quality is Rehospitalization rates. This is especially important at this time with the COVID-19 crisis when the hospitals are past capacity with COVID-19 emergencies. At Acclaim, we have trained our staff […]

Home Care Elite Top 500 Award

Another new year and we at Acclaim keep going. It was a busy 2019 striving hard to learn all the new changes coming with the new Medicare PDGM method of billing and payment as well as getting used to ICD-10 coding. Through it all, the staff remained ever dedicated to Quality patient care. We were […]

Patient Satisfaction Survey Distinction Award

I know I have the best clinicians working at Acclaim Home Health Care! This was confirmed to me by the receipt of an email from FAZZI which administers our Medicare mandated and reported patient Satisfaction Survey HHCAHPS It read: Fazzi’s HHCAHPS Patient Satisfaction Award of Distinction Winner  Acclaim Home Health Care, Inc. – CCN: 227491 […]

Conversations on Home care and the American social structure.

As medical advances allow us to live longer, our generation is going to have to figure out an adequate social support structure to keep older people safe in their homes. Home care companies can either provide skilled care which is intermittent Nursing, Therapies and Home care Aides through insurance or privately paid Home care services. […]

The journey of an entrepreneur

Much as I have shared my bio under the page About us on this website, I have rarely shared the challenges facing a new Entrepreneur which I was 12-13 years ago. I got the opportunity to hopefully inspire a new breed of Entrepreneurs during a Woostapreneur event on May 9th at Worcester State College, with me […]

Big Heart Award 1st Quarter 2018

Big Heart Award 1st Quarter 2018

Margaret Gorham is both English and Spanish speaking. She started working as a Physical Therapy Assistant (PTA) for Acclaim Home Health Care in 2006. She has stayed dedicated and is the oldest continuous serving employee in the company. She has a great sense of humor,  great smile and attitude that puts her patients at ease. She […]

Nurses Week May 6th to May 12th 2018

The word nurse means to care for, to bring back to health. It evokes the picture of compassion and caring.  Home Health Care is heavily reliant on great Nurses to assess our patients, find out their needs, make a plan for their care, communicate with the doctors, the labs, the specialists and be the Case manager […]

Connecting the dots.

Connecting the dots.

Connecting The Dots #37 Jayne Schack Connecting the Dots is a non-traditional legal program with the emphasis on the attorney as a trusted advisor with an interdisciplinary approach to solving life’s issues with host, Attorney Liz Myska. Liz welcomes Jayne Schack from Acclaim Home Health Care. Posted January 29th 2018 6:24pm. Watch on WCAATV http://www.wccatv.com/video/connecting-the-dots/CONNECTINGTHEDOTS37