Home health care companies provide a diversity of services. Skilled nursing and home
health care aids can the serve seniors, those with disabilities, and or physical
problems. People recovering from accidents and surgery are prime candidates. These
services may be covered by health insurance and or Medicaid/Medicare. Your healthcare
provider must provide an order (prescription) for the services rendered to be covered.
Depending on your needs a home healthcare licensed nurse may be able to dispense
medication, treat wounds and provide a wellness plan for the individual. Home health
care aides may also assist in bathing, dressing and general hygiene. Home healthcare
companies provide services a companion caregiver is not allowed to perform. A combination
of companion care and home healthcare is often the best solution. The home health-care
company always has sufficient help on hand to cover their needs. One drawback to
this is the individual client may be served by a variety of home healthcare workers.
Home healthcare companies provide a much-needed service that many seniors and disabled
could not survive without. Some home health aides are specially trained to dispense
medications and treat wounds.
The cons include; limited time with each patient. Only certain things are covered
by insurance. Multiple home health care nurses and home healthcare aides may see
the same patient and may not know their recent medical history. This also limits
your ability to create a bond with the individual and know their needs, wants and
what their dislikes may be.....
The pros almost always outweigh the cons. The professional home healthcare companies
provide services that they alone can offer. Only licensed home health care nurses
and trained licensed home health care aides are allowed to dispense medications,
give shots, treat and dress wounds. They have large staffs and are normally available
24 hours a day in case of emergencies. Home healthcare providers are a necessity
for those in need. ....
Home healthcare companies are normally on call 24-hour for in-home care. They offer
a variety of services from help with rehab from surgery, accident age-related issues.
Their surfaces are often covered by Medicare, Medicaid and or a variety of personal
insurance. By providing licensed medical personnel they are able to give medications,
administer injections treat wounds and a myriad of other services. These healthcare
companies are staffed by individuals that are able to manage your
Appointments, personnel and integrate them into the patient’s needs. They always
have additional staff on call to cover in case of emergencies. In many cases this
may be your best option for care…