Nurses at home?
When a registered nurse might be just what you need
Your registered nurse on demand can help care for needs of you or your loved ones in their homes meaning they can stay in their home – where they want to be – when they otherwise may be unable to do so.
If you are caring for a loved one, here are five ways a registered nurse from IITRN can support the care of you or your loved one:
- Our nurses can be there when you aren't able to be. If you are caregiving from a distance, an assessment from our nurse can give you peace of mind. Trained and qualified professionals can assess safety risks and make simple corrections in the home—from placing a rug on a slippery floor, to recommendations for ambulatory assistance.
- Our free consult can help you identify home care agencies that can help support activities of daily living (ADLs). In-home services allow adults to receive day-to-day help with the personal care they need, preserving their dignity and maintaining a good quality of life. Assistance with activities of daily living can include bathing, grooming, and medication reminders.
- Our nurses can provide nurse delegation services. These services help your in-home care provider to be able to provide skilled care they would not otherwise be allowed to do. Again, this means you or your loved one may be able to remain at home when they otherwise would not be able to.
- Access to skilled nursing care at home. Our nurses can help with wound care, catheter care or administration of intermittent medications including injections.
- Support with diet and nutrition. Are your loved ones getting the nutrition they need to stay healthy? Adults age 65 and older, people with chronic conditions, and those recently discharged from a hospital or nursing facility are likely to be nutritionally at-risk. Aging, bed rest, illness, and injury can all contribute to the loss of lean body mass. Our services can nutritional counseling and support in identifying options to better protect your loved ones against malnutrition.
- Medication management. If your loved one is on multiple prescriptions it can be confusing to manage. Our nurses can ensure the right medications are being taken at the right times to control health conditions and prevent harmful drug interactions.