Nursing Care

What Does An Eldercare Home Health Nurse Do?

skilled nursing care boca ratonUnder your Medicare Home Health Benefits, licensed home health Registered Nurses perform the following medical duties patients in their care:

The Medicare home health nurses regularly assess and monitor the patient’s current condition.

This monitoring and assessment can include the some of the following home health care services:

• Heart Monitoring

• Lungs & Skin Monitoring

• Blood Pressure Monitoring

• Monitoring The Patients Diet

• Medications • Drawing Blood,

• Monitoring Lab Work,

• Monitoring Urinary and Bowel Output

These Licensed Home Health Nurses also provide skilled treatments such as:

• Wound Care

• Ostomy Care

• Diabetic Care

• Performing Injections

• IV or Infusion Therapy

• Care for Fractures

If you or a loved one are in need of information related to your Medicare Home Health Benefits, Contact Us today or call 561-989-0441 for your free consultation.

 

Training Provided By Medicare Home Health Nurses

These skilled Medicare home health nurses are also tasked with the responsibility of teaching & training you and your elder care caregiver on how to effectively manage the condition yourselves, at home.

Depending on a patient’s particular condition, the home health nurse will assist you with:

• A new or changed diagnosis, device or medication

• Managing medication schedules

• Educate patients on the disease process

• Conduct bowel or bladder training

• Colostomy care or other in-dwelling catheter care

• Self-catheterization

• Gastronomy feedings

• Safety tips

• Prescribed diets

In addition, the homecare nurse will also arrange for an emergency response system for you, especially if you live alone.

 

Home Health Nurses & Medicare Home Health Benefits

These services and skilled nursing care are covered under your Medicare home health benefits & may be needed due to a variety of circumstances including:

An acute or chronic illness, such as:

• Parkinson’s Disease

• Cancer

• Diabetes

• Heart disease

• COPD

• Unstable Cardio/Pulmonary status

• ALS

• Multiple Sclerosis

• Alzheimer’s

Injuries that resulted from:

• Auto accidents

• Slip & Falls

• Broken bones

• Joint replacements

Some of these conditions may also be related to memory and functional deficits caused by onset of dementia or other neurological changes, as well.

If you or a loved one are in need of information related to your Medicare Home Health Benefits, Contact Us today or call 561-989-0441 for your free consultation.