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Information & news about home health care for patients in Danville, Salem & South Boston, Virginia.

CHHC FAQ's

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What areas and locations do you serve?

Commonwealth Home Health Care serves patients throughout Virginia and portions of North Carolina.  Offices are located in Danville, Virginia (home office and headquarters) and Salem, Virginia.  Personnel and inventory are strategically located to benefit our patients with timely response.

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How in-home caregivers can take better care of themselves

photo of a journal laying on a table with a pencil, cup of coffee & cookies Hobbies like reading can help reduce stress for in-home caregivers

We've all heard it before: you have to take care of yourself before you can take care of anyone else.

That's easy to say, but often hard to do when you're consumed with caring for a loved one who has a chronic illness like Alzheimer's.

Medicare FAQ's

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How do I obtain Medicare coverage for medical equipment I need in the home?

A Dispensing Order written by the treating physician must be sent to us before an item can be supplied. Some items require a Detailed Written Order (DWO) prior to delivery or a Certificate of Medical Necessity (CMN).

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What are the effects of sleep apnea?

photo of car accident victim being loaded onto stretcher Sleep apnea can cause serious accidents since you're more likely to fall asleep at the wrong time.

Sleep apnea is a serious medical condition that's characterized by breathing that stops and starts repeatedly.

The disorder doesn't just make you tired from lack of sleep, though. It's also a risk factor for serious medical conditions and accidents. Some of the complications can include:

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What are the risk factors for sleep apnea?

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Sleep apnea can affect anyone, even children, but certain factors increase your risk.

While all types of sleep apnea are characterized by breathing that stops and starts repeatedly, the risk factors also vary by the type of sleep apnea you might have.

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What causes Sleep Apnea?

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There are several kinds of sleep apnea and each has different causes. Regardless of which kind you might have, though, it's very important to see your doctor if you suspect you have the disorder.

Sleep apnea can be very dangerous and lead to accidents as well as other serious health issues like heart disease, high blood pressure, and stroke.

The types of sleep apnea and some of the risk factors or causes include:

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What is COPD?

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Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) is a chronic lung disease that makes it hard to breathe. It includes chronic bronchitis and emphysema. COPD is the 3rd leading cause of death in the U.S. and is increasingly common. There's no cure for COPD but while it can cause disability and early death, the good news is that it's often preventable and treatable. Patients with COPD often have shortness of breath because the flow of air into and out ...

What is Sleep Apnea?

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Do you (or your partner?!?) stop breathing during the night and suddenly starting again?

If so, it may be sleep apnea, a serious sleep disorder that's characterized by breathing that stops and starts repeatedly.

Some of the symptoms include:

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Danville

Commonwealth Home Health Care, Inc.

479 Piney Forest Rd.
Danville, VA 24540
(434) 797-2332

Office Hours
Monday - Friday: 8:00 - 6:00 pm.
Saturday: 9:00 - 1:00 pm.
Sunday: Closed

South Boston

Commonwealth Home Health Care, Inc.

2200 Beechmont Road
South Boston, VA
(434) 404-4102

Office Hours
Monday - Friday: 8:00 - 5:00 pm
Saturday & Sunday: Closed

Salem

Commonwealth Home Health Care, Inc.

1900 Apperson Dr.
Salem, VA 24153
(540) 380-3383

Office Hours
Monday - Friday: 8:00 - 5:00 pm.
Saturday: Closed
Sunday: Closed