Home health care can be the key to achieve the highest quality of life possible for senior citizens. Home health care includes any support services that allow a senior person to live safely in their home. In-home care services can help senior citizens who need assistance to live independently. This includes people who have chronic health issues, recovering from a medical setback or have special needs or a disability. Professional caregivers such as nurses, aides, doctors on call, lab services and therapists provide short-term or long-term care at home, depending on an individual’s needs. It can enhance safety, security and independence; ease management of an on-going medical condition; avoid unnecessary hospitalization and aid with recovery after an illness, injury, or hospital stay —all through the care given in the comfort and familiarity of one’s home.
The most common form of home health care is nursing care. In consultation with the doctor, a qualified nurse will set up a plan of care. This may include wound dressing, ostomy care, intravenous therapy, administering medication, monitoring the general health of the patient, pain control, and other health support.
A health professional with special training in nutrition helps people make healthy food choices and form healthy eating habits. A nutritional counsellor helps senior citizens to set achievable health goals and teaches various ways of maintaining these goals throughout their lifetime. Nutrition is an important part of a healthy lifestyle. The seniors can avail tele-consultation for the nutritional counselling through our platform.
Physiotherapy is a method of treatment that encompasses rehabilitation, injury prevention, healing and promotion of holistic fitness. Using a combination of proven techniques and evidence-based natural methods like exercises and a range of massages, a physiotherapist aids in diagnosing the disorder and suggest a treatment plan best suited to improve the patient’s physical well-being and restore them back to normalcy.
With age, hearing loss becomes a more common complaint. Regular hearing check-ups are highly advisable for the maintenance of overall hearing health. You may not realize that you have hearing loss, because it’s often a gradual process. Although restoring hearing loss is not possible, there are ways to make up for it and protect the existing hearing. There are a lot of styles and options available in hearing aids. All of this can be explored and availed at the comfort of your home.
There is a provision to consult a doctor for general health check-up and seasonal fever at the comfort of your home. In case of physical weakness or other reasons, one may prefer to stay at home and have a doctor visit home for any consultation.
An attendant is a semi-qualified person who can help a senior citizen in their day to day living activities. They can be best said as companions who can take care of the basic activities and assist the elders or patients in bathing, grooming, oral medication as per your guidance etc.
Maintenance of oral and dental hygiene can prevent a lot of diseases. In fact, lack of such hygiene can increase one’s risk of severe health problems such as heart attack, stroke, poorly controlled diabetes etc. Since dental health is linked to overall physical well being, it is vitally important to educate older adults about this issue and find ways to help them maintain proper oral care. All these services can be extended to your door –step as well.
Get diagnostic tests done without spending hours in a queue at the diagnostic lab. We understand the significance of health tests and aim to make diagnostic services user-friendly. Our Diagnostics partners offer the convenience of Home Sample Collection. A trained technician arrives at the doorstep of the patient, upon receiving a request, to collect samples. The required testing is carried out and the reports are delivered to respective individuals.
Counselling is a process where an individual finds a way to express his/her problems or feelings in a dependable and confidential environment with the help of professional guidance. A trained counsellor can assist the elderly to see things more clearly, possibly from a different view-point. The seniors can also avail the tele-counselling facility through our service providers.
With age, our immune system starts losing its effectiveness. This means older adults in their 50s and above, are more likely to catch infections compared to younger adults in their 30s and 40s. Also, once seniors catch an infection, they are likely to take a longer time to recover. This is why old age vaccination is highly recommended. Among the many infections and illnesses affecting the elderly several can be prevented with administration of the right vaccines and by conducting regular diagnostic tests.