What to Expect from an In-Home Care Visit
Posted: 10/17/2013 10:43 PM by
When you choose in-home care for your healthcare needs, the first visit will be different from the rest. The first visit will essentially be for evaluation and education. The company will send someone to assess your situation and see if in-home care can fulfill your needs. A professional or paraprofessional will evaluate:
Family help availability
Your ability to carry out daily tasks
Condition of your home and presence of safety measures
Medical supplies available
At this time, you will also be provided with resources and information on your condition and treatment. Based on the evaluation, a plan is developed by you, your family, and all involved medical staff. Each visit thereafter will include an assessment to see how well the plan is working.
RNs or LPNs will provide in-home health care. This can include: taking samples for lab tests, changing wound dressing, and administering medications. Some specially trained nurses can administer medications through intravenous lines or injections.
Management staff can provide other services, as needed. They can help with meal preparation, medicine reminders, bathing, laundry, cleaning, and more. Healthcare providers and management staff may come at different times and perform different duties each time. With each visit, you can and should expect quality care, respect and professionalism from all involved with your in-home care.
If you need in-home care in Mooresville NC or would simply like more information, contact us at Interim HealthCare of the Carolinas. We provide professional care services to meet your unique needs. We’re available 24 hours a day to assist you!
If you need personal care in Mooresville NC or would simply like more information, contact us at Interim HealthCare of the Carolinas. We provide professional care services to meet your unique needs. We’re available 24 hours a day to assist you! - See more at: http://www.interimhealthcare.com/Franchise-Sites/carolinas/Blog/October-2013/surgery-recovery-get-personal-care-own-home#sthash.kBMEamvy.dpuf