Monthly Health Tips

Winter Weather Safety Tips

February 27, 2020

Sounds like there will be plenty of shoveling and snow blowing during the winter months. Use caution when working outdoors. Heart attacks increase during the winter months due to what the weather does to your body internally. Heart attacks are more common in winter because cold temperatures can constrict heart vessels, When your heart vessels […]

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Carroll Area Nursing Service Named as a 2019 HomeCare Elite Agency

February 27, 2020

Due to our caring and dedicated staff, Carroll Area Nursing Service has once again earned the recognition of a HomeCare Elite agency. Remember that anyone who needs home health services ALWAYS has a CHOICE – your health, your body, your choice.

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Carroll Area Nursing Service Named as a Top Agency in the 2018 ABILITY HomeCare Elite

November 12, 2018
Carroll Area Nursing Service HomeCare Elite Agency

Carroll Area Nursing Service is proud to announce that it has been named a Top Agency of the 2018 HomeCare Elite, a recognition of the top-performing home health agencies in the United States. For 13 years, HomeCare Elite has annually identified the top 25 percent of Medicare-certified agencies and highlighted the top 100 and top […]

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Wound VAC Training

January 29, 2018
wound vac training at carroll area nursing service

Nurses at Carroll Area Nursing Service received Wound VAC recertification recently. Janet L. our certified training nurse held the class. Our nurses are highly trained in Wound VAC treatment and other wound cares. Carroll Area Nursing Service takes great pride in client care and offering the most advanced form of care.         […]

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Cell Phone Hygiene

August 29, 2017
two women holding cell phones

Today’s world is filled with people of all ages using cell phones.  The average American checks their cell phone 47 times per day, and every time you touch your cell phone you are transferring bacteria from your hands to your phone.  Most people don’t give a second thought to using their cell phone everywhere including […]

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Bus Rollover Accident Training

July 29, 2017
Carroll Area Nursing Service employees at bus rollover accident training

Manning was the site for a county-wide emergency simulation of a bus rollover accident on July 19th. Carroll Area Nursing Service had four nurses participate in this exercise – Ann Langel, RN, Janet Ladehoff, RN, Beth Harms, RN, BSN, and Marie Pudenz, RN, BSN. The drill had approximately 20 kids simulating injuries and required a […]

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14 Ways to Sneak More Fruits and Veggies Into Your Diet

June 27, 2017
clear glass full of strawberries

Fruits and veggies are low in calories, high in vitamins, minerals, phytochemicals, and fiber. Experts suggest that we eat 5-9 servings of fruits and vegetables daily. Eating 5-9 servings of fruits and vegetables on a daily basis is difficult for many people and studies show the average Iowan eats only 1 – 1.5 servings a […]

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