Competent Care Home Health, an In-home nursing company in Orange County, gives families an on-site medical professional to help care for their loved one when they are in need of medical support. Whether recovering from an illness or surgery, needing specialized services, or facing a terminal illness, your loved one will receive caring, attentive treatment from a skilled professional nurse in the comfort of the patient’s own home. In-home nursing provides a far more affordable option than inpatient hospital stays or nursing home placements. In addition, in-home nursing can postpone or prevent the need for institutionalized living.
For patients, in-home nursing at their Orange County home, delivers not just quality care but the familiarity and comfort of being at home. While at home, patients will have access to their personal possessions and the furnishings and rhythms that are normal to them, compared to an impersonal hospital or skilled nursing setting. For caregivers, in-home nursing provides needed respite care, allowing for time away from the physical and emotional demands of caring for a loved one.
The In-home nurses at Competent Care Home Health, assist with a full range of medical procedures. Often patients are released from a hospital setting but still need certain medical services. In-home nursing provides continuity of care throughout the recovery process, serving as an important bridge as a person heals. An in-home nurse can consult with other medical providers to understand a patient’s specific needs and report on progress during convalescence.
A home care nurse serves as an important member of the care team, which also includes physicians, therapists and family members. Nurses not only can do and record certain types of treatments, but be a skilled observer. If complications arise, additional help is needed, or progress is occurring at a faster rate, your in-home nurse can share that information with other care providers.
An in-home nurse can provide a broad range of medical services for patients at their Orange County home. In-home physical therapy helps patients regain and maintain physical movement and range of motion after an injury, surgery or illness. In-home nursing for wound care ensures that wounds are cared for and dressed properly, that disease or infection does not occur, that feeding tube sites are clean and cared for and that pain is managed appropriately.
In-home nursing for post-operative surgical care ensures that patients are following discharge instructions, including fluid drainage, dressing care, medication management and pain management. Nurses in this role will observe, make notes and report recovery issues to the surgeon or physician.
In-home nursing for traumatic brain injury and in-home nursing for spinal cord injury assists with the complex physical, emotional and mental needs of recovering patients. Such care includes a range of services, including rehabilitation, medical support, psychological support, speech therapy, physical therapy, occupational therapy, bowel and bladder management, bathing, transportation to appointments, and mental health issues.
In-home nursing for ventilator dependency involves close work with family members to train them to better help loved ones. Nurses help patients become more comfortable with ventilators and, for those who can, assist with every-day activities.
In end-of-life situations, nurses serve as medical advocates, ensuring that medical requirements and patient preferences are balanced and completed appropriately. Additionally, in-home nurses provide compassionate companionship and work to maintain the dignity for the patient for the remainder of their life. Personal care and pain management by an in-home nurse can help patients and family members address the anxiety and other emotions associated with dying.
In-home nursing is a cost-effective, personal treatment option that gives patients and caregivers a broader peace of mind and confidence during treatment of a wide range of medical issues. For more information on how Competent Care Home Health can provide Orange County in-home nursing services for you and your family, contact us today by calling 1-(800) 755-4818.
Competent Care Home Health provides in-home nursing services throughout Orange County, including, Aliso Viejo, Anaheim, Anaheim Hills, Brea, Buena Park, Costa Mesa, Cypress, Dana Point, Fountain Valley, Fullerton, Garden Grove, Huntington Beach, Irvine, La Habra, La Palma, Laguna Beach, Laguna Hills, Laguna Niguel, Laguna Woods, Lake Forest, Los Alamitos, Mission Viejo, Newport Beach, Newport Coast, Orange, Placentia, Rancho Santa Margarita, San Clemente, San Juan Capistrano, Santa Ana, Seal Beach, Stanton, Tustin, Villa Park, Westminster, and Yorba Linda.