Types of Home Health Care Services

Types of Home Health Care Services

Home Health Care is a wide range of medical services provided to patients in the comfort of their homes. The focus of Home Health Care is to deliver ‘Healthcare outside hospitals’ in the right way. Home Health Care provides clinical excellence and superior patient experience at an affordable cost.

Types of Homecare Services

Depending upon the patient’s condition, there are a wide range of Home Health Care Services that one can receive at home. This can range from primary nursing care to specialized medical services, which include the following:

Doctor Care

With today’s hectic lifestyle, doctor service at home has become the preferred option. Doctor care is where the doctor comes home to the patient to diagnose and treat any illness. The doctor reviews the health status, suggests diagnostics, prepares a treatment plan, and refers them to a specialist if required. Doctor on call service saves a lot of time, and it is very convenient to make a booking online.

Who Will benefit

  • Patients suffering from seasonal flu and acute diseases
  • Patients suffering from chronic conditions like Bronchitis, diabetes, heart disease and hypertension.
  • Elderly and bed-ridden patients who find it difficult to travel to the hospital

Nursing Care 

Nursing care is the most common and extensive care a person can get outside a hospital. Nurses are assigned to set a care plan and assistance after doctors’ consultations. This might vary according to the patient’s condition and health care needs. Nursing care includes medical monitoring such as medical reminding, checking sugar levels, blood pressure and temperature. They also include therapies such as speech therapy, occupational therapy, physiotherapy, etc.

Who Will Benefit:

  • Nursing care at home can be vital for people suffering from progressive neurological conditions such as brain stroke, spinal cord injuries, dementia, terminal cancer, etc.
  • Older adults who are weak and need assistance with daily activities.
  • Post-pregnancy care for mother and baby.
  • To provide injections and infusions to patients.

Occupational Therapy

Occupational therapy deals with helping patients with physical, developmental, social, or emotional disabilities and regain their basic functionalities.

Who Will Benefit:

  • Kids and teens who have birth injuries and congenital disabilities.
  • Patients suffering from mental health or behavioral problems
  • Patients suffering from Autism
  • Patients who have gone through traumatic injuries
  • Post-surgical conditions

Speech Therapy

A speech therapist helps a patient with impaired speech, regain their ability to communicate clearly.

Who Will Benefit:

  • Children with speech disabilities like stammering, speech delay and problems in producing sounds.
  • Patients with hearing impairment
  • People suffering from eating and swallowing problems.
  • People suffering from neurological impairments and degenerative conditions, including stroke, head injury, Parkinson’s disease, and dementia.

Physiotherapy Services

Physiotherapists are health care professionals who can help patients regain their mobility, strength and functionality and reduce pain using different techniques such as massage, exercises, and movements. Home Healthcare Services provides physiotherapy services in the comfort of your home.

Who Will Benefit:

  • People suffering from back or neck pain
  • People who are facing difficulty in walking
  • People suffering from joint and muscle pain.
  • People suffering from mobility issues post-injury or surgery.
  • Pregnant women for posture and easy delivery
  • People suffering from stiff necks and shoulder tightness
  • Surgery Recovery
  • Patients suffering from Paralysis

Rehabilitation services

Rehabilitation is for people who have lost the basic abilities they need for daily life. A person may need rehabilitation at some point due to injury, immobility, age, or disease. Rehabilitation is a process of restoration designed with a set of interventions to reduce disability and optimize functionality in individuals with health conditions.

Who Will Benefit:

  • People suffering from injuries like burns, fractures, brain injuries, and spinal cord injuries.
  • People who have suffered from a stroke.
  • Patients who have severe infections
  • Patients who have undergone surgery
  • Patients suffering from genetic disorders and birth defects
  • People suffering from developmental disabilities
  • People suffering from chronic pain.

Companionship

Nurses are sent home to offer non-medical services to older adults or people with disabilities. Some patients, usually older adults living alone, may need a companion to provide comfort, convenience, and supervision. These companions help the patients with their basic daily life activities (ADL) and make conversations and interact with them to make them feel cared for. This way, patients can enjoy a higher level of well-being and personal independence.

Who Will Benefit:

  • Older adults who live independently
  • Patients with mobility issues
  • Patients suffering from Alzheimer’s or Dementia

Covid Care at Home

Covid care at home is a comprehensive home care service only for covid positive patients. Home health care services provide virtual consultations with professional caregivers who diagnose the patient’s symptoms and provide the necessary care plan they need. Apollo Homecare has come up with SOCH (Supervised Omicron/Covid Care at Home) which provides 10 days home isolation care for patients who are either positive with mild symptoms or suspected of Omicron/Covid.

Who will benefit:

  • Covid positive patients
  • Patients suspected of Covid
  • Patients with mild symptoms
  • Patients who are asymptomatic.

Diagnostic Service

The COVID-19 pandemic has restricted people to their homes for months. This led to an increase in home healthcare services, including diagnostics. Laboratory tests, such as blood tests, urine tests, lipid profiles, thyroid tests, are performed in the patient’s home. Samples are collected at the patient’s home, and results are sent home after diagnosis.

Who Will Benefit:

  • Older adults who live independently
  • Patients with mobility issues
  • People who are not able to go out due to several reasons such as weakness, pain, illness, unavailability of vehicles, etc.

Medical Equipment at Home

Home Healthcare services also provide a wide range of medical equipment for rent and purchase delivered to our doorsteps. These may range from small portable equipment like pulse oximeters, Holter monitors, cardiac monitors, etc., to larger equipment like ventilators, oxygen cylinders, wheelchairs, and ICU beds. The availability of medical equipment at home has made healthcare more accessible and affordable, and patients no longer need to take the stress of visiting clinics and hospitals.

Who Will Benefit:

  • Critical care patients
  • Patients who need regular monitoring of health
  • Covid patients
  • Elderly patients who need equipment for long term usage

Apollo Homecare:

We at Apollo Homecare believe the greatest wealth is health. Apollo Homecare provides compassionate and comprehensive health care services to you and your families in your comfort zone.

To Experience Apollo Homecare’s professional health care services at your doorsteps.

Reach us out on 1800 102 8586

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