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Home Health Aide
Assistant in home: There are several categories of service persons who help and support individuals in their home. Among those are hha who help with personal tasks such as bathing and sometimes more household activities such as meal prep. It varies. In general they cannot dispense medication but often can make it possible for individuals with some medical condition to remain at home. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Home aide: Personal care aides generally are responsible for light cleaning, cooking, running errands, and doing laundry, as well as assisting clients with bathing, showering, grooming, and other personal hygiene tasks. They also engage clients in activities like reading, talking, and playing games.Visiting nurses making general exam ,checking blood pressure, current medication,physical therapist exercising ...Read more
Home health aide: Home health aide is there to assist the client is pre-designated duties related to easing the activities of daily living including bathing, cleaning, toileting, light cleaning, cooking, maintaining function with monitoring of an exercise program, ambulating the client, personal hygiene, etc. A home health aide can be part of the medicare qualified package or be paid for separately. ...Read more
Do a nurse aide help at home with postop ADL? Or, would it be best to choose a home health aide for activities of daily living, if needed?
Call the Visiting: Nurse Association in your area. They will assess your situation and offer the type of services you need. Peace and good health. ...Read more
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. ...Read more
Ask your employer: That is a question for only your employer to answer. ...Read more
Where can I buy home health aide insurance coverage in florida when medicare does not cover any of this cost?
What does it mean when they say meningitis only spreads through "prolonged" close contact like in a dorm? What abt home health aides? (Never got vax)
Odd statement: Meningitis can and does spread among those who congregate in dorms, dining halls, or other close venues but I consider the statement inaccurate. Meningococcal & other forms of meningitis can spread in any setting where people get together, including home care, if conditions are right. Those involved in direct patient contact should be vaccinated against any illness they may encounter. ...Read more
Hard to say: The available vaccines target the risk pool of teens, late teens & early 20's. These groups by habit & activities are more likely to share the risk. The vaccines could help anyone build immunity to the strains in the vaccine, but the duration of benefit is limited to several years before waning. As a pediatrician who saw a lot of all types of meningitis over decades I never considered getting it ...Read more
What safety precautions should a home health aide take when a patient is receiving oxygen through a nasal cannula?
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What should I do about my patient high blood pressure? It has been over in the 200's for a week I am a home health aide and i work for this lady and last friday we noticed that her BP was very high in the 200's and every since then we have been monitoring
HH Nursing: In order to receive home health paid by medicare (or your insurance) you must have two things: a skilled need and you must be home bound. Skilled needs can include all kinds of things: wound care, physical therapy, medication monitoring, intravenous medications, etc. The hh nurse is responsible for creating a plan of care and monitoring which includes weekly visits, at the minimum. ...Read more
Good Questions: Home health services are so helpful in so many aspects of care, and are generally under-utilized in patients that have difficulty in getting to their appointments, or even with tasks like checking sugars, taking medications, dressing changes, etc. The right home health match with a patient is one that the patient trusts, communicates with the provider, and feels confident making suggestions. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
My Dr put me out of work until 12/8 or longer I work as home health aid do you think I be safe to go back to work with elder people?
Home Health: Qualifications for home health-when the patient is confined to the house like bedridden, cannot ambulate, no means of transportation, poor eyesight, difficulty taking medications etc. Ask around in your areas you are certain to find a good home health agency. Whenever they cannot take care of themselves. ...Read more
Home Health Care: House chores r not covered. Home health care is not covered by insurances unless pt. Came just out of the hospital, and usually has a limited number of days. With the breakup of the family ( families living far from another), families with less children, and women working, no one can take care of sick elderly. Then... Need an assisted living facility or nursing home or home help paid by pt ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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