Nursing at Home services cover a wide range of healthcare services that can be easily administered at your home by a registered Nurse. The main aim of Nursing at Home is to treat an illness or injury as per the advice of the treating physician while closely monitoring the health of the patient and communicating the same to the physician. Home nursing services usually cover, Intravenous or nutrition therapy, injections, wound care be it a pressure sore or a surgical wound, patient and care – giver education, and monitoring serious illness and unstable patient health. They are usually cheaper than hospitals and nursing homes, while being more convenient and equally effective. Each service is specifically customized to the needs of an individual patient and healing is much better at home away from the fear of hospital acquired infections.
Scope of Service
Long Term Nursing: This service is specifically designed for providing nursing services to patients who require close monitoring and aid in treatment compliance at home also for monitoring medical equipment where required. The service is available in 12hrs shift, 24hrs 2 staff and 24 hrs. stay format depending on the patient’s requirement.
An experienced registered Nursing professional (GNM / BSc Nursing) provides care and compassion to the patient to aid in early convalescence.
- ICU Care – Patients requiring close monitoring and supervision, support in management of medical equipment and procedures and medication such as suction, IV therapy administration etc. We fit ICU trained nursing staff to match the patient’s needs.
- Neurological Care– Patients who are less critical but require close monitoring, or who are bedridden e.g. post stroke convalescence, head injury, Parkinson’s disease etc.
- Cancer Care-Patients who are undergoing rigorous therapy such as chemo or for colostomy care. Focusing on pain management, administration of IV medication and for end of life care.
- Post KTP Care- Specifically designed for safe transfer and adapting to the home environment for patients post KTP, protocols developed in close coordination with Surgeons and nephrologists
- Respiratory Care – For patients who suffer from chronic respiratory disease and require seasonal support to manage their disease.
- Geriatric Care – for assisted living of old patients with chronic illness and multiple diseases. Providing medical care to your loved ones aiming at improving quality of life
Short Term Nursing: These services include a wide range of healthcare services that can be easily administered at your home by a registered Nurse in a short duration of time ranging from 15minutes – to 2hours.
Services and Procedures
- Vaccination- Get vaccinated at home and stay safe from infectious diseases. Be it Hepatitis B, Pneumococcal vaccine, FLU Vaccine or any adult vaccine we provide home services to administer the vaccine at the comfort of your home
- Wound Care- This covers all major and minor dressings that would require you to visit your GP or a hospital. Our experienced nurses are adept at handling varied types of wounds- post-operation surgical wounds, infected wounds and pressure sores.
- Urinary Catheterization Care- Urine catheterization care at your home; be it catheter insertion, catheter removal or bladder wash all can be done by a registered nurse
- Tracheostomy tube Care- Changing of tracheostomy tubes done by highly experienced level 3 nursing staff with ICU /Emergency experience
- Injections, IV &TPN Administration- You can prevent against hospital acquired infections for a minor process like injection administration or IV infusion
Long Term Nursing: All care is supervised and driven through the treating physician’s advice
Preparing for a Nursing at Home service
Proper preparation is important to make the most of the at home nursing service.
- Ensure the contact details of the treating physician are available
- Prepare a Personal emergency contact list (Family members)
- Keep your prescription and other reports ready
- List the tasks expected from the nurse
- Explain to the nurse any specific instruction that you feel is essential in providing care