In-Home Private Nursing – the Right Choice for You

In-Home Private Nursing the Right Choice for You 

To make a successful recovery at home after an operation or an extended hospital stay, it is critical that you or your loved-one has the care they need to stay safe. If they do not, then there is a greater chance of them being readmitted to hospital which can lead to further pain, expense and an extended period of recovery.

For family and friends who take on the role of care givers, dealing with a disability, illness or an end of life scenario can be physically, mentally and emotionally draining.

And while you may also have the best of intentions, you may not have the training, expertise or capability to read the early warning signs of a deteriorating health condition.

This is where having an In-Home Nurse can be of assistance.

How an In Home Private Nurse Helps

When your loved-one returns home after a hospital stay, a professional In-Home Nurse will have worked with your doctor to ensure a recovery plan is in place so your loved-one can start getting better straight away.

They have the critical skills and knowledge to make sure everything is done correctly, and the best possible care is given.

For instance, if your loved-one has a wound or cut it can quickly become infected if it’s not kept clean and dry. A professional nurse has the training and skill to make sure the wound is properly treated and dressed.
For delicate cases such as when somebody has a colostomy bag or requires a catheter, a professional nurse is trained to fit and dispose of these correctly all while exercising the highest levels of respect and discretion.
And for end of life situations where medication is required, a trained nurse can administer the relief necessary so your loved-one is comfortable and you both can get the most out of the rest of your time together.

In Home Professional Nurses and Carers Work as a Team

It is common for In-Home Professional Nurses to work in conjunction with Professional In-Home Caregivers to provide the best in both professional and practical care.

In-Home Carers assist those recovering from surgery or the elderly by delivering personal care such as:

  • help with bathing, toileting and general grooming
  • assistance with getting dressed and in and out of bed
  • light housekeeping and laundry
  • cooking and assistance with eating and drinking
  • assistance with taking medication
  • transport to and from appointments

A professional nurse will work with a professional caregiver to put a plan into action to make sure all medication, dietary and rehabilitation programs are adhered to and will work with them to recognize when something is not right so it can be rectified before the situation becomes critical.

Who Can Benefit from Having In-Home Professional Nursing?

The following people may benefit from In-Home Professional Nursing:

  • Someone with pneumonia
  • Someone with heart disease
  • Diabetics
  • Someone with Motor Neurone Disease
  • Someone with Multiple Sclerosis
  • People with Dementia
  • The elderly
  • Someone who has had treatment for cancer
  • Someone who has had a stroke

Colbrow Care Provides Top Quality Professional Nursing and In-Home Care for the Elderly in Melbourne, Sydney and Brisbane

Colbrow Care is a leading provider of premium In-Home Professional Nursing and Home Care services in Melbourne, Sydney and Brisbane. With over 60 years of experience in the industry, we employ only the very best professional nursing staff and In-Home caregivers so the highest standard of healthcare is achieved.

Our In-Home Nurses and dedicated caregivers will develop a care plan that will result in your loved-one having fewer hospitalisations and will lessen their chances of having to go into a nursing home.

We are a registered provider of Home Care Packages and can advise you on what government benefits and subsides may be available to you so getting your loved-one the care they need may be more affordable than you think!
If you would like to know more about getting your loved-one the best possible care in the comfort of their own home, call 1300 33 11 03 or email today.