About Johns Hopkins Home Care Group

Johns Hopkins Home Care Group - Serving Maryland Since 1983. Johns Hopkins Home Care Group is part of Johns Hopkins Medicine, one of the nation’s leading health systems. It provides the communities it serves with a diverse and inclusive home care environment designed to help patients regain and retain their level of function and independence. Johns Hopkins Home Care Group employs medical professionals trained to help patients of all ages. We are owned by the Johns Hopkins Health System and The Johns Hopkins University. We are licensed by the state of Maryland, accredited by the Joint Commission — Home Health Services, Pediatrics at Home, Pharmaquip Infusion Pharmacy, Pharmaquip Equipment Services and Clinical Respiratory Care. We are Medicare- and Medicaid-certified. Contact Johns Hopkins Home Care Group at 410-288-8100 to learn more about the services we offer or the home medical equipment designed to help you maintain your health and independence in the home.

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3 Reasons You Get Contact Pressure Sores From Your CPAP Mask (And What You Can Do About It)

3 Reasons You Get Contact Pressure Sores From Your CPAP Mask (And What You Can Do About It)

Most people think of pressure sores as something that happens to those who are bedridden, but it can happen to CPAP users as well. If you’ve experienced this, you know how uncomfortable it is—and how much it can interfere with your sleep apnea treatment. There are three main causes of CPAP contact sores, and these(...)

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Recognizing When to Have Difficult Conversation with Aging Parents

Recognizing When to Have Difficult Conversation with Aging Parents

It’s not easy for anyone to watch their parents grow older, and it can be even harder to know when it’s actually time to have the talk with them about their ability to remain independent. This usually starts with a conversation about Advanced Directives and the need to complete these in their state of residence,(...)

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Sleep Awareness and the Resources for Better Understanding

Sleep Awareness and the Resources for Better Understanding

As National Sleep Awareness month comes to a close, you may have already experienced sleep difficulties “springing forward” from daylight savings. But for those with other existing sleep issues, it may be hard to know how to correct or cope with your condition. There are many risks and rewards when it comes to the amount of quality sleep(...)

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Why Social Workers Are An Important Piece of Health Care

Why Social Workers Are An Important Piece of Health Care

They’re there during some of the worst parts of a health crisis, and help coordinate care and offer direction to grieved loved ones. Yet, they can be the least-talked about when it comes to patient care. Since March is National Professional Social Work Month, Johns Hopkins Home Care Group would like to take some time to recognize the many things these(...)

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6 Tips to Help Manage Congestive Heart Failure

6 Tips to Help Manage Congestive Heart Failure

February is American Heart Month. While it's important for all of us to take basic steps to improve or maintain a healthy heart, many are dealing with a very serious issue that requires continuous attention. Approximately 5.7 million Americans live with Congestive Heart Failure (CHF), according to the CDC. This is a condition in which the heart’s pumping power is(...)

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Caregiver Tips for Tube-Fed Adults

Caregiver Tips for Tube-Fed Adults

The Feeding Tube Awareness Foundation has identified more than 300 conditions that require the use of a feeding tube, ranging from neurological disorders to esophageal conditions. Those who become caretakers of tube-fed adults often find themselves in that position because a parent or partner has developed a medical condition or is undergoing chemotherapy. We understand the(...)

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