FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE • Monday, April 1 2024 •
Rachel Nadeau, Communications Manager

Well Care Home Health announces today that it has earned the Home Health Heart Failure certification from the American Heart Association®, the world’s leading nonprofit organization focused on heart and brain health for all. The certification provides an evidence-based framework for evaluating home health agencies against the American Heart Association’s rigorous science-based standards for heart failure patients, including program management, patient and caregiver education and support, care coordination, clinical management, and quality improvement.
“This certification affirms the lifesaving mission and goal of the American Heart Association to help every person everywhere have the opportunity for a longer, healthier life,” said Kyle G. Lavergne, DNP, APRN, FNP-BC, American Heart Association volunteer. “We’re pleased to have Well Care Home Health join the national network of American Heart Association Home Health Heart Failure certified agencies.”
Well Care Health is a leading home health and hospice care provider serving patients in North and South Carolina. Headquartered in Wilmington, NC, Well Care Health provides quality in-home healthcare, including skilled nursing, physical therapy, occupational therapy, speech therapy, social work, and aide services.
Well Care For Your Heart, Well Care’s in-home Heart Failure Management program, is a comprehensive program driven by the American Heart Association’s clinical guidelines. The program includes education and interventions that focus on a heart-healthy diet, medication regimen, exercise, and self-monitoring. While participating in the program, patients can anticipate fewer hospitalizations, improved self-care, improved activity tolerance, and more. The program also features in-home chest x-rays, customized care plans, and interactive educational tools.
“Well Care is excited to receive this certification and honored to be joining the network of American Heart Association Home Health Heart Failure certified agencies,” said Rebecca Higbee, MAS, BSN, RN, CCM, Chief Operating Officer. “The tools and resources provided by the American Heart Association will help us improve the quality of care for our heart failure patients, ensuring they can stay happy, healthy, and at home.”
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For more information about Well Care Home Health or the Well Care For Your Heart program, individuals should email or call toll-free 888-815-2310.