Celestial Care Earns Award

We are proud to announce that Celestial Care has been recognized as a Best of Home Care – Provider of Choice® private duty nursing agency by Home Care Pulse, the leading quality assurance firm in our field. This coveted award is based on client and caregiver satisfaction scores in several categories including compassion, work ethic, […]

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Comments From A Happy Client

Celestial Care received a letter from one of our clients this week who recently ended service because of the client’s improved health.  Here are some excerpted comments from her letter. “I want to express my appreciation for the wonderful nursing care that [my husband] received from your agency.  I can’t begin to tell you how much […]

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Client and Employee Feedback

Celestial Care uses “Home Care Pulse”, the leading survey company in the home care industry, to get both client and caregiver feedback on a monthly basis.  All employee feedback is anonymous.  In June, Celestial Care received an overall client satisfaction rating of 4.91 and caregiver satisfaction rating of 4.85.  The rating is based on a scale of […]

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Hospital Discharges

Proper planning at the time of hospital discharge is very important.  If the patient has the right equipment and care arranged, the chance of re-admission will be minimized.  Home health agencies normally provide “limited” visits after discharge while other agencies, family or friends provide the ongoing care.  Private duty agencies usually provide more of the […]

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Kudos From a Client

We recently provided care for an elderly woman in the last stages of life.  The hospital told her daughter (an M.D.) that her mother would need to go to a skilled nursing unit upon discharge from the hospital.  She felt strongly that her mother should go home to live out the last days of her life.  […]

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Choose the Right Agency for In-Home Care

The longer I’m in the business of in-home care, the more I’m convinced of the importance of choosing the right agency.  Your loved one is safest if you work with an agency that have employees (not independent contractors), utilizes caregivers that are licensed (improved accountability), and has a Registered Nurse supervising the case.  The quality of […]

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“Best Doctors” issue of Phoenix Magazine

The new “Best Doctors” issue of Phoenix Magazine is out and, for the ninth time, Dr. Douglas Lakin achieved “Top Doctor” status.  He has been the Medical Director of Celestial Care for many years and has been instrumental in it’s success.  He has provided expert medical advice to our nursing team and has been the attending physician […]

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Suggestion by New Client

A new client said Celestial Care should describe it’s services as “Personal Health Coordinators”.  That is an accurate description of what we do in addition to providing “Exceptional Private Nursing Services.”  Our nurses regularly communicate with our client’s other health care providers and can minimize the number of times that the client visits the doctor.  […]

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Skilled Nursing Training Session

Some Celestial Care skilled nurses attended an excellent in-service training class presented by Kim Murphy, FNP, CWOCN, with St. Joseph’s Hospital in Phoenix.  The training covered ostomy care, which is a condition that Celestial Care frequently manages for our clients.  Thanks to Kim Craddock, RN, our Nursing Supervisor, for arranging it.

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Registered Nurse Applicants

We are getting several high quality, experienced registered nurses applying for employment with Celestial Care.  Most of the applicants are referrals from our existing registered nurse team.  We are extremely grateful for their support and confidence!

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