What Does Home Nursing Care Means?
Home Nursing Service encompasses a wide range of healthcare services that can be easily administered at your home. Nurses for home care services are usually cheaper than hospitals and nursing homes while being just as effective as the medical care offered in a hospital or nursing home.
An in-home nursing service offers personalized nursing care at home as offered in a typical hospital while being more compassionate towards the patient and getting integrated into the patient’s family and developing an emotional bond with the patient and their family.
The services offered by home care nursing care are provided by registered nurses, physiotherapists, and occupational therapists among others. And as such you need not worry about the quality of service offered by the home nurse.
In the past, the phrases In-Home Care, Home Care, and Home Health Care were used interchangeably. Today, however, people have developed a better understanding of Home Health Care or In-Home nursing service which is basically skilled nursing care whereas the term In-Home Care refers to non-medical care services like personal care and companionship and supervision.
SHORT-TERM NURSING CARE
Short-term nurses provide nursing services for 1-4 hours or a specific period. Short-term nursing care is temporary medical aftercare following surgery, injury, or other medical condition that is expected to improve.
Specialties: Vaccination at home, Injection at home, ECG at home, Dressing or wound care at home.
LONG-TERM NURSING CARE
Long-term nurses provide nursing services for 12-24 hours. Long-term nursing care is a comprehensive range of medical, physical, and surgical care to meet the physical, social and emotional needs of people who are chronically ill or disabled
Specialties: Ventilator care at home, Tracheostomy care at home, Bedsore care, catheter care, Infusion care, Ryle’s tube care, Care of IV Lines
NURSING ATTENDANTS AT HOME
Nursing attendants take care of the daily activities of patients in need. They provide supportive care. However, they are not allowed to carry out any medical procedures.
Specialties: caregivers, support care, old patient care, caretaker, assisting in daily activities
How Can We Help?
Our in-home nurses excel in providing services such as
- Post-surgical Care
- Chronic care
- Urinary Catheterization Care
- Wound care
- Injections, and IV infusion
- Diabetic care
What’s more, they are always supervised by a senior doctor. Get well sooner by getting 12 / 24-hr care from a medicrov in-home nurse.
What Are The Benefits Of Home Nursing Care?
The benefit of home health care is plenty. Besides being more convenient than getting admitted to a hospital or nursing home, nursing care at home also helps a patient recover sooner, as it has been found that people tend to recover sooner from their illness or ailments when surrounded by their loved ones.
- It also supports diet and nutrition. Home health care nurses can be there to support the patient in your absence.
- It brings skilled nursing care to the comfort of your home.
- Nursing care at home also helps in managing chronic health conditions to avoid unnecessary hospitalization.
- Home care nursing services also help in providing recovery care at home following a hospital stay for illness or injury.
- It offers one–on–one focus and support.
- Clients have better health outcomes.
- It offers medication management.