Utopia's Certified Senior Advisor Julia Jenne recently completed "Family Centered Patient Advocacy" training, sponsored by PULSE of New York. The program promotes patient safety, support, education and advocacy whether the patient is in the hospital, rehab or long term care facility.
Some of the topics that were covered include:
- Communication skills
- History of patient safety
- Reduce patient readmissions
- Help reduce the possibility of injury from falls, infection, medication errors and much, much more
Founded in 1996, PULSE of NY, is a nonprofit 501(c)(3) organization dedicated to raising awareness about patient safety and reducing medical errors through advocacy, education, and support. For more information, please visit their website: http://www.pulseofny.org/
Utopia Home Care of New York offers home health aide, personal care aide, and companion care services across Long Island and New York City, including Riverhead, Patchogue, Kings Park, Babylon, Westbury, Rockville Centre and Elmhurst. Services are offered on a live in and hourly basis through private pay, long term care insurance, Medicaid, Worker’s Compensation, Managed Long Term Care, and Managed Medicaid programs. For more information or answers to commonly asked questions, please contact our Central Intake Department at (877) 847-5934.