The Doctor for home visit service is aimed at creating convenience for the patient while saving time and effort. This service is especially useful for patients who are bedridden and have mobility issues. It saves not only the time taken in commute but also the time spent waiting to meet the doctor. Not all illnesses need hospitalization, but owing to lack of support at home, patients end up in nursing homes for medical care. It is in those cases that the doctors home visit proves to be highly beneficial in adjunct with Nursing at home services.
Scope of Service
Family Doctor Visit Our family doctor is an experienced MBBS, BAMS level physician as per your choice and availability, the purpose of the doctor visit at home is to review the health status of the patient, recommend diagnostics, formulate a treatment plan and refer them to a specialist, if required. The physician is also available for death decleration at home.
If treatment is being taken under a super specialist the visiting doctor at home becomes an extension in monitoring and providing care, communicating and liaising with the treating physician.
ICU Doctor visit this is a visit by an ICU experienced consultant either a MD medicine visit at home or a critical care specialists visit at home. This is especially useful for patients who have an ICU set up at home or who are chronically ill and required constant monitoring and care. The doctor visiting at your home supervises the monitoring of patient and advises on care, be it reviewing medication, increasing frequency of monitoring or modification in treatment plan.
Specialist consultation Online tele-consultations have recently become more popular specially during the pandemic The Super specialist consult at home is specifically designed for people who do not want to visit hospitals but yet would like to get an expert advice from a qualified super specialist. This provides speedier access while increasing safety for people who are immunocompromised. Be it an episode of acute illness, or management of a chronic illness or just a second opinion – MD medicine, cardiologist, oncologist, neurologist, nephrologist, urologist etc. all are available for online consultation at the convenience of your home.
Preparing for a Doctor at Home service
To help make your first doctor visit at home go smoothly here are a few pointers:
- Give a detailed report about your medical history and current medical needs,
- Ask a family member to be present when the doctor visits to help answer some of the questions
- Keep all prescriptions, laboratory reports, and discharge papers handy for the doctor to review
- Wear loose and comfortable clothing as the doctor might require to perform a comprehensive physical examination.
What We Don’t Do:
Manage emergencies – the timeframe within a medical emergency is of critical importance thus unless the medical emergency occurs while our Physician is there, it is advisable that you take the patient to the nearest hospital in such cases.