Veterans Care Coordination understands the overwhelming challenges of the home care industry. We continually strive to find ways to positively connect providers to resources and services that simply strengthen and enrich the experience of everyone involved. A straightforward solution VCC can offer you and your clients is CareSupport. But what is CareSupport? If you utilize PPE in your daily operations or have clients that need assistance with medical supplies and equipment, CareSupport is here to help you. Our CareSupport team can assist in maintaining benefit eligibility through underutilized hours, for each client, for an annualized year. In addition, they can help you with purchases of qualified items like medical supplies you may need or other items to assist your clients with aging in place.
At VCC, we have a strategic relationship with a company called freedom. home care solutions. freedom. holds the same high standards in quality and value as VCC. freedom. offers personalized medical supply shopping services for Veterans, their surviving spouses, and all seniors, making it easier for them to age at home. Through the freedom. retail site, not only is it simple for home care providers to purchase PPE products, but it also offers customers the ability to order their PPE, incontinence supplies, and nutritional items in one convenient place.
Medical Supply and Safety Aid Basics
There are various options for Medical supplies that can assist seniors in their activities of daily living (ADL) to promote healthy, independent patient outcomes. In addition, through assisted devices, your loved ones receive the support they need to retain their independence, giving the family peace of mind. Some items may be covered by insurance, through the Veterans Aid and Attendance benefit, or through medicare. However, there may be specific limits, prescription requirements, and laws that can vary by state.
As seniors age, they may need to adjust their homes as challenges arise in their daily routines. These adjustments will help create accessibility and safely maintain mobility levels. Durable Medical Equipment or DME can be purchased to assist in their new lifestyle adjustments and everyday activities. Purchasing the correct mobility item can be the first step in improving their safety. Here are some products that can significantly increase senior mobility:
Durable Medical Equipment (DME):
- Wheelchairs – both manual and power
- Hoyer Lifts
- Transfer Aids
- Exercise Bands
- Floor Peddlers
- Hospital and Adjustable Beds
- Blood Pressure Monitor
- Compression Socks
- Incontinence Supplies Underpads, Underwear, Catheter, Mattress covers
- PPE Equipment
- Over-the-counter Vitamins and Supplements
- Eating Tools
- Diabetic Tools and Support Items
- CPAP Items
- Nutritional Products
- Wound Care
- Grab Bars
- Bath Transfer Chairs
- Raised Toilet Seats
- Lift-Chair Toilets
- Safety Bath Mats
- Lift Chair
Whether you require medical supplies, safety aid basics, or mobility products, freedom. via our CareSupport team, is here to help improve the quality of life for aging seniors. Don’t hesitate to contact us if you need to order products, have product questions, or need help shopping for your agency, yourself, or a loved one. You can also order other medical supplies via our firstname.lastname@example.org email.
Written by Angela Rhyne, Director Retail + Operations