We all must agree on the fact that nursing services at home facilities may be the best choice for people who need round-the-clock medical care and attention. Nursing Services at Home allow you to hire a personal staff who will be available at all times whenever your patient needs them. Basically, there are two broad categories under permanent nursing care services at home. Firstly attendant services and secondly nurse at home apart from these two services nursing care also includes physiotherapy, baby care, lab tests, medical equipment on rent and much more.
What services do In-home nursing services include-
Attendant services- attendants are GDA-certified caregivers whom you can hire for the caretaking of your loved one. They can be appointed to provide assistance to your family members in day-to-day activities.
Nurse Services- nursing caregivers are trained, professional ANM/GNM/BSC-qualified nurses their responsibilities are confined mostly to providing medical care and supervision to the patient. You can hire a male nurse or a female if got ailing patients at home.
Baby care- kind, trained and professional nanny or Jappa maid services to provide the utmost care to your newborns. Jappa maids will help you out in managing all the necessities regarding the proper growth and development of the infant.
Physiotherapy- current advancement of technologies allows you to have the benefits of physiotherapy at home itself. Qualified and trained personnel will come to your place and will perform the therapy on the affected area.
Others- apart from these basic nursing services we also deal in providing medical equipment on rent, in-home lab tests, doctor visits, one-time nurse visits for urine catheterisation, stoma bag care, administration of certain fluids through injections, and so on.
5 Basics a caregiver must be aware of.
Personal care and hygiene- a caregiver himself must be fit and hygienic in order to provide personal care to the concerned person. Personal care includes all the washroom activities, bathing, sponging, dressing&grooming, oral hygiene etc. a caregiver must be trained to perform all these activities.
Knowledge of basic vital signs- people generally expect their caregivers to be aware of the basic vitals such as taking temperature, monitoring sugar, and blood pressure, and taking pulse rate. It is part of the Nursing caregiver’s training to gain knowledge of basic vitals and to examine them.
Knowledge of basic medical terms and First-Aid- You must check if your hired attendant is aware of some common medical terminologies and can assist your patient in case of unknown emergencies. They should possess knowledge of first aid also.
Importance of nutrition for recovery- it is a proven fact that nutrition is the key element in the recovery of the patient. A caregiver helps the patient in food preparation and feeding. A caregiver must know the importance of certain food items to be given to the patient to boost recovery.
Emotional needs of the patient and companionship- caregivers must be friendly, kind and warm in nature. They should be able to provide healthy companionship to the patient. They must include new and innovative methods to engage the patients in fun-loving activities.
Q- Are caregivers qualified?
There are two types of caregivers
General attendants. (Partially qualified caregivers)
Nurses. (Highly qualified caregivers)
Q- What is the difference between the duties of attendants and nurses?
The duties and responsibilities of a general caregiver are mostly confined to basic care and assistance whereas a nurse’s responsibilities include medical attention.
Q- Can an attendant do the dressing?
An attendant can definitely do a basic betadine dressing but if the wound is severe, then you must Hire a Male Nurse/female nurse for the dressing.
Q- Are the prices of attendant and nursing services at home the same?
No the prices of both services are totally different. Also, prices are dependent on the medical condition of the patient.
Q- How should I hire a male nurse?
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