Home Health Services in Racine Ease the Transition Home from Hospital

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Posted: 7/15/2019 12:39 PM by Interim HealthCare

When your loved one is ready to return home after a hospital stay, it can be hard to anticipate any difficulties that may arise during the excitement. This transitional period is very stressful for your loved one. With home health services from Interim HealthCare of Racine, the transition can be smoother.

How Home Health Services Can Help

Home health services help to facilitate your loved one's recovery while they remain in the comfort of their own home. Typically, a trained nurse or caregiver will tend to your loved one as needed and help them with a variety of treatments or therapy that has been ordered by the doctor. 

The nurse will ensure that your loved one follows discharge instructions. Often, these can include new medications, changes in existing medicine doses, and therapeutic exercises. All of these things will be incorporated into your loved one's new daily regimen.

Another benefit of hiring an in-home nurse is for continuing education on your loved one's condition. If they are recovering from an illness or are living with a chronic disease, a home health professional can educate them on warning signs for worsening conditions.

Allowing your loved one to stay at home as they recover is possibly the greatest benefit of home health services. Your loved one will be more comfortable and focused on recovery in a familiar environment.

About Our Home Health Services in Racine

With Interim HealthCare of Racine, your loved one can experience our personalized home health services. We work directly with you and your loved one to develop a care plan that will meet every need.

Each person's care is unique, which is why our nurses and caregivers approach each patient uniquely. They are well-versed in a variety of services, and some specialize in care for Alzheimer's and Dementia patients.

Our home health services can include:

  • Injections
  • Management of urinary catheters
  • Monitoring of blood pressure and other vitals
  • Dressing changes
  • Medication administration
  • Health assessments

We understand that welcoming a nurse or caregiver into your loved one's home can be a little scary. We take precaution to interview, screen, and evaluate each of our staff members before allowing them out into the field. You can have peace of mind in knowing your loved one is being care for by a professional.

Call us today at (262) 910-1391 to learn more about our home health services in Racine and Kenosha Counties, WA.

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