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Pulmonary Disorders

Our care delievery goal is to help patients achieve and maintain their maximum level of independence and wellbeing. Patient education coupled with skilled services, enable patients to be safe in their homes when no home care is required

Which Patients Benefit?

  • Recent hospitalization
  • Diagnosis or recent onset of disease
  • Conditions that require the aid of another person and/or assistive device

Exacerbation of an existing illness or onset of a new disease process, but not necessarily limited to

  • Pneumonia
  • COPD
  • Fluctuating or unstable vital signs
  • Lung Cancer
  • Frequent Emergency Room visits (three or more over six months) indicate the need for a skilled nurse to educate the patient about the disease process and management

Report And Escalate To Care Teams

  • Report a variation on the biometrics and general condition of the patient to care teams
  • Escalate any new symptoms or concerns of the patients to care team for Care Plan Modification
  • Educate the patients and attendants to manage the condition

Patient Education

  • Educate the patient on the disease and how to cope with challenges associated with it
  • How to remain event free and ward of hospitalization events

How Home Care Assists Patients With Pulmonary Disorders?

  • Observation and assessment
  • Cardiac assessment
  • Management and evaluation
  • Pulse Oximetry
  • IV antibiotics
  • Pain Management
  • Diuretic therapy
  • Disease process education
  • Electrolyte replacement
  • Safety education
  • Monitoring Oxygen/nebulizers/inhalers
  • Lab work
  • Instruction percussion
  • Ambulation techniques
  • Postural drainage
  • Energy conservation
  • Suction
  • Transfer techniques
  • Weight monitoring
  • Assistance with ADLs
  • Fluid intake education
  • Trach care
  • Instruction in medication regimen
  • Enteral feedings
  • Physical/speech/occupational therapy

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