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A 35-year-old member asked:

Can a home health aide give tubal feedings?

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Dr. Susan Madonna
Family Medicine 22 years experience
Home health : The permissible scope of tasks for home health aides varies by state. Please check with your local jurisdiction or home health agency. In many states, the aide may set up and flush the tube, but not actually administer the feeding itself, which typically must be done by a nurse or trained family member. There may be exceptions.
Last updated May 30, 2017


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