The year 2019 has officially arrived, and many people are looking for ways to improve the health of their loved ones for the New Year. Palmeira Home + Health knows that home health care services can greatly benefit overall health, so we’ve listed a few of the benefits that home health services can provide:
Home care givers can provide necessary medical care when family members are not available to take care of a patient. Not only does this provide peace-of-mind, it also allows for professional medical care to be provided should a medical emergency occur, ensuring the health of the patient is prioritized even when others are not available.
Access to Specialized Services
Some patients may have complex conditions that need services more specialized than basic medical care. Skilled medical care can be delivered at home by specialized professionals. These services range from physical therapy, speech therapy, and occupational therapy. Home health care can ensure that your loved one’s complex medical needs are met, which benefits their overall health.
Some patients may be prescribed multiple medications. It can be overwhelming and difficult to manage each one plus assess the signs of side effects. Home health care professionals provide education to the patient as well as ensure the right medications are being taken at the right times to avoid harmful drug interactions and manage health conditions.
More Social Interaction
Patients who are unable to leave their home due to a health condition or recovery after hospitalization may feel isolated at times. However, home care provides provide social interaction along with medical services. Many home care professionals form a close relationship with their patients and often quickly become a valued companion. This social interaction avoids depression and allows for mental stimulation that is vital to overall well-being.
By providing medical services to the home, home care services avoid the need for a patient to be placed in a nursing home or medical facility. This allows the patient’s independence to be retained, as they can stay in a comfortable environment and adhere to their normal routine. A sense of retained independence gives a boost to the patient’s mental health which then benefits their overall general health.
Close Interaction with Physician
Home health care providers work closely with a patient’s physician to update care progress and gather information. This gives patients an opportunity to access their physician when they may be unable to on their own. By keeping in close contact with a patient’s current physician, home care providers can remain up-to-date on treatment plans and provide accurate medical care based on physician recommendations.
Home care can make 2019 the best year yet for the health of your loved ones. For those in Arizona and Nevada looking for the highest-quality home health services with better care for better outcomes, please visit Palmeira Home + Health at www.PalmHH.com .
About Palmeira Home + Health
Palmeira Home + Health, a division of Palmeira Health Services headquartered in Orange, CA, is a leading home health care provider offering skilled nursing services to patients in Arizona and Nevada. Palmeira helps patients recover faster by initiating follow up care sooner within 24 hours, using a sophisticated Point-of-Care Technology for a more effective continuum of care, and providing a coordinated treatment regimen focused on lower hospital readmission rates. Palmeira currently works with over 500 physicians, hospitals and rehabilitation centers to provide services with lower readmission rates half the national average. Learn more about Better Care for Better Outcomes™ at www.PalmHH.com.
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