Bringing Capable, Compassionate Nursing Care Home
With the advancements in technology, nurses have gained a lot of expertise in caring for patients using swifter and smarter life-supporting equipment with connected health, telemedicine, and e-communication techniques
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Nursing care is that silent yet strong backbone on which rests the proper recovery of a patient. Almost everyone associates nurses and nursing care with a hospital set up, following the doctor’s instructions and nursing the patient back to health. After their discharge from hospital, most patients are dependent on their family members for taking care of them until full recovery. For those more serious or bedridden, nursing care at home is synonymous with being looked after by hired maids and man-servants.
However, it is mostly observed that neither family nor their sick is satisfied with the care provided. This is because unskilled help is not trained in the nursing care of highest quality standards and best techniques of assisting a patient through procedures like IV injections, catheterization, wound dressing, acts of daily living, and about palliative care for terminally ill. Hence, the unskilled nursing increases chances of infection, affects recovery and does more damage than good.
Other than this, family members are often unable to attend to such care due to a nuclear family set up, work stress, and juggling between other duties. The unstructured hiring agencies for maids and man-servants are often costly and a nightmare in terms of dependency. Hence the need for structured cost-effective quality home nursing care for the sick and bedridden is growing every day.
This need is being channelized by leaders in home healthcare by providing specialized, technology-enabled ICU/hospital-level care at home with nurses trained on providing expert level care to the patients. With the advancements in technology, nurses have gained a lot of expertise in caring for patients using swifter and smarter life-supporting equipment with connected health, telemedicine, and e-communication techniques.
In a typical hospital set up, medical attendants and nurses often attend to multiple patients, and hence, the services rendered are clinical and often bereft of a personal touch. At home, with their attention focused on one patient only, the nursing attendants fill the void of a much-required humane touch. The dedicated attention received by the patient and this humane touch works wonders in providing the right emotional and psychological frame of mind for early recovery.
The home healthcare players, like HealthCare atHOME, take great care in hiring and training nursing professionals in a home health care set up. These trained nurses form an important link between patient and doctor. Apart from their nursing degrees, they get highly specialized training in e-monitoring, the highest level of emergency and ICU care and are fully equipped to operate sophisticated instruments. Since they form an important link in remote monitoring of the patient, they are fully trained in recognizing important signs and symptoms, and are adept at providing urgent lifesaving emergency medical care as well. Hence patient and family can be assured of the quality and reliability of the care provided.
While technology is making world-class quality of care possible at home, the real strength of home healthcare services lies in their highly skilled and compassionate manpower provided by clinical leaders. Nursing at home is now amongst the most sought-after services from the organized home healthcare industry.