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FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

FAQ

  • What is Home Health Care?

    A growing number of patients need continuing professional medical services when after they are discharged from the hospital. Professional home care services include a broad range of care and support services for those who are recovering after hospitalization, who are disabled, chronically or terminally-ill and need medical, nursing, social, or therapeutic treatment and/or assistance with the essential activities of daily living.

    Home care services are provided by the organizations/agencies that enroll and train the required staff for this array of services in the comfort of your home.

    • Skilled nursing
    • Attendants
    • Rehabilitation therapies: physical & occupational
    • Home health aide services
    • Hospice and palliative care
    • Wound care
    • Pain management
  • Who needs home health care?
    • Older citizens who have health problems, but who want to maintain their independence in their homes with the support of a professional caregiver.
    • Patients of all ages who return home after surgery, and need care, supervision or assistance.
    • Patients who have complex treatments that require the use of medical equipment and/or medication monitoring.
    • Young adults, recovering from accidents or injuries, who can manage on their own – if they know an experienced healthcare worker will be there when needed.
    • Adults who want their parents to have quality care at home.
    • And millions of citizens with chronic diseases and disabilities, like Alzheimer’s, heart failure, kidney disease, or diabetes, who need careful monitoring but do not want or need to enter a hospital or nursing home or skilled care facility.
  • What if I need home care services for only a short time or far few days?

    Home care services can be used on a short-term or long-term basis. Many of our patients use our services for only for a few days, while others have been with us for long.

  • What medical facilities can be provided at home?

    An array of professional services can be made available at home depending upon the need of the patient. High-end nursing care with a range of medical equipment like Syringe pumps, Bi-pap, c-pap, nebulizer, Oxygen, suction machine, cardiac monitors, walkers, medical beds, wheelchair, alfa mattress, etc. Moreover, high-end nursing procedures are also possible which are generally done in a hospital setup only like I.V infusions, RT insertion, wound care, surgical dressing, back care, urinary cauterization, etc.