Home healthcare allows an elder with special needs to stay in their home while receiving professional support from caregivers such as nurses, aides, or therapists, depending on one’s need post surgery therapy. So it is for people who are getting older, are chronically ill & recovering from surgery or illness, or are disabled. With in-home care, one is independent in the comfort of their home, close to family, safe & secure, in a conducive environment for recovery and happiness.
There are many different types of caregivers that one can hire, all with different qualities, qualifications, and purposes.
Care Aides/ Assistants (CA)
A health care worker assists elderly persons with a disability or convalescents with the day-to-day living activities in the individual’s home and a care facility for long-term care. In addition, CA provides personalized care (bathing, dressing) for the individual, accompanies, and supports the elder in all activities, and is responsible for timely medication, transportation to and from appointments & emergency response.
In India, their duties do not involve housekeeping (washing dishes, cleaning & dusting the home, doing laundry, making beds, preparing meals, etc. However, in some cases, they also help with and while running errands.
NEMA Eldercare prides itself in providing caregivers who are well-trained, patient, punctual, quick learner, good listener, responsible, and willing to go the extra mile.
Registered Nurses (RNs)
Registered Nurses are professional caregivers qualified to work in and out of a hospital setting. For example, if a senior has undergone any major surgery or is recovering from any debilitating medical condition. The best home care worker choice would be a Registered Nurse.
It is someone who can help with your rehabilitation and post-treatment careneeds, such as diet, exercise, nutrition, and medication. In addition, registered Nurses are often recommended for follow-up care once you have been discharged from a hospital or when you need long-term health care.
Private duty nursing care needs to be prescribed by a doctor. Care is provided primarily in shifts, up to 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.