CareLink's Quincy and Springfield, IL locations are Joint Commission accredited for both nursing and supportive services, demonstrating our compliance with state of the art standards for quality and safety.
The Joint Commission is an independent, not-for-profit national body that oversees the safety and quality of health care provided at accredited organizations.
Concerns about quality or safety issues may be directed to our accrediting agency, the Joint Commission, 800-994-6610
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Transitional Care helps ensure a smooth adjustment to being back home after a hospital, nursing home or rehabilitation stay. We can help Find the Path Home.
Senior Safety Checklist - We can help identify strategies for in-home safety. Checklist Courtesy of Sarah Kirby, North Carolina State University
People with chronic health conditions can Stay Healthy At Home when they have a good chronic care management plan.
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The Alzheimer's Association A national network of chapters, is the largest national voluntary health organization committed to finding a cure for Alzheimer's and helping those affected by the disease.
Arthritis Foundation Arthritis Foundation efforts center on the three-fold mission of the organization: research, prevention and quality of life.
National Multiple Sclerosis Society The Society and its network of chapters nationwide promote research, educate, advocate on critical issues, and organize a wide range of programs- including support for the newly diagnosed and those living with MS over time.
National Stroke Association NSA reaches out to people who want to learn more about stroke, have survived a stroke, know someone who has suffered a stroke, or care for a stroke survivor.
American Parkinson Disease Association American Parkinson Disease Association (APDA) is a nonprofit, voluntary alliance, dedicated to improving the lives of those affected by Parkinson's disease, through fundraising, community building, advocacy, and increasing public awareness.
The Joint Commission CareLink's Quincy and Springfield, IL locations are Joint Commission accredited for both nursing and supportive services, demonstrating our compliance with state of the art standards for quality and safety. Concerns about client safety and quality of care may be reported to the Joint Commission at 800-994-6610 or by clicking the link above.
Alzheimers Association:The Alzheimer's Association, Quincy Area Branch, is devoted to helping optimize the quality of life for more than 3,400 people with Alzheimer's disease and other memory loss disorders and their families in Central Illinois. 639 York Street, Room 200 Quincy, IL Phone: 217-228-1111
Illinois Senior Services Center: 1152 North Bradfordton Rd Springfield IL. Phone: 217-793-2243
Illinois Department on Aging: Professional staff briefly assess needs, send literature and write referrals for a range of services such as case management, the Long-Term Care Ombudsman program, legal services, transportation, employment and nutrition services. 421 East Capitol Avenue, #100 Springfield, IL. Phone: 1-800-252-8966
Information about your chronic disease or condition and its treatment is available from the following sites.
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Below are two of the major online sources for medical articles.
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PubMed Central PubMed Central (PMC) is the U.S. National Institutes of Health (NIH) free digital archive of biomedical and life sciences journal literature.
Learn more about clinical trials that might be relevant to your situation.
ClinicalTrials.gov ClinicalTrials.gov is a registry and results database of federally and privately supported clinical trials conducted in the United States and around the world. ClinicalTrials.gov gives you information about a trial's purpose, who may participate, locations, and phone numbers for more details.
Cochrane Collaboration Cochrane Reviews are intended to help providers, practitioners and patients make informed decisions about health care, and are the most comprehensive, reliable and relevant source of evidence on which to base these decisions.
Five Steps to Safer Health Care This fact sheet tells what you can do to get safer health care. It was developed by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services in partnership with the American Hospital Association and the American Medical Association.
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