Enterostomal Care and Wound Care
We can provide special care for patients with ostomies, fistulas, pressure ulcers, postoperative care of stomal patients, patient counseling, fistula care, incontinence management, wound and pressure sore care to patients with very special requirements. Additionally ET nurses provide technique instructions, appliances and equipment necessary to care for an ostomy, methods of protecting low-profile skin, and odor-proof pouching systems.
Home Health Aides
Also provide personal and homemaking services for the elderly, convalescent, and disabled persons, usually providing services in the patient’s home. Home health aide services include: checking pulse and respiration, helping with prescribed exercises, changing surgical dressings, providing emotional and psychological support, and assisting with prescribed medications. Additionally, they maintain accurate and up-to-date records of services and the patient’s progress.
Medical Social workers conduct thorough psychosocial assessments , which help identify patient requirements. Additionally, the assessments help to recognize the boundaries, obstacles , and safety concerns that might hinder the recovery process. Medical Social workers can also educate patients and their families on community resources and support. They also assist with long term planning of the overall care options.
Registered Nurses / IV Nurses / LVNs
Registered nurses (RN’s), regardless of their work setting, treat and educate patients about various medical conditions, and provide advice and emotional support for their patients and family members. RN’s record patient medical histories and symptoms, help perform diagnostic tests and analyze results, operate medical machinery, administer treatment and medications, and help with patient follow-up and rehabilitation. RN’s also teach patients and their families how to manage their illness or injury, explaining post-treatment home care needs; diet, nutrition, and exercise programs; and self-administration of medication and physical therapy