Today’s hospitals stay usually aren’t very long. Many patients are sent home to recover and family members can find it difficult to maintain a job while still caring for a loved one. A home caregiver agency can alleviate this worry and stress on a patient and their family members by providing care an individual needs in the comfort of their home. Depending on the level of service a patient needs will determine how often the individual is needed and the care they will require. Some individuals require companionship and socialization services to concierge services. Whatever type of care a patient needs, a home caregiver can help.

Concierge services by a home caregiver agency are customized services based on plastic, cataract or orthopedic surgery. This includes:

     *     Preparing meals

Transporting the patient between home and the surgery center

Giving an individual assistance to and from the bathroom

Medication assistance

Grooming, bathing, and dressing

Collecting personal belongings and the physician’s instructions

Waiting for an individual to be discharged and transporting the client home

Staying overnight if needed

Passive range of motion if required by a physician

Many other services that are tailored specifically for a patient

Patients that stay in their home are often more comfortable and happy. Clinical services can be performed by licensed nurses. They can provide an individual with overall health monitoring and administer medications. Wounds can become a very serious problem for almost any patient and they can care for them appropriately. Colostomy and catheter care needs to be performed to reduce the chance of infection and a licensed nurse can help with these in the home. Whether a patient needs care once a week or every day, a nurse is available to provide the home care services a patient needs. Many debilitating conditions can occur at any age and remaining in a long term care facility or hospital isn’t an option for many individuals. Home care focuses on keeping the patient well and medically stable.

If you have a loved one that requires additional help at any age, please visit Careminders.com/Omaha. They offer a wide range of services that will be beneficial to the patient and the family while they recover or manage their health concerns. You can also like them on Facebook for more information.