Managing Chronic Conditions at Home: A Holistic Approach to Healthcare

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A chronic condition doesn’t have to mean hospital stays and ongoing trips to the doctor. Thanks to in-home services, individuals with health issues can get the care they need at home. This holistic approach offers physical and mental benefits that improve overall health.

How In-Home Care Offers a Holistic Approach

Holistic medicine focuses more on the approach than the techniques. It addresses the patient’s psychological, spiritual, and familial needs. It ensures they enjoy optimal health in every aspect of their well-being.

 In-home care means an individual can get the care they need in a comfortable environment. They are close to friends and family members. They can also establish a trusting relationship with their care provider to reduce feelings of anxiety and isolation.

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What is In-Home Care for Chronic Conditions?

 Basic Care: Caregivers can provide basic care needs that benefit individuals with chronic conditions. They offer transportation assistance and help with daily tasks. They ensure their clients eat foods that align with their dietary needs and that their home environment is safe.

 Physical Therapy: Many clients have painful conditions that limit their mobility. Caregivers can provide physical therapy that reduces pain, increases mobility, and helps clients reach their wellness goals. They can also offer other pain management solutions.

 Speech Disorders: In-home aides can work with clients with speech disorders. They can diagnose, treat, and prevent speech, cognitive-communication, language, and swallowing issues.

 Cancer Patients: A skilled caregiver can administer chemotherapy at home. They will ensure the client is taking other prescribed medications. They can help with pain management and make dietary and exercise recommendations.

 Diabetes: Aides can help diabetic clients by monitoring their blood sugar levels and administering insulin injections. They ensure they follow a diet and exercise routine that minimizes symptoms. They can also treat comorbidities that may occur in advanced diabetes cases.

 Ancillary Services: Ancillary services are medical services or supplies not provided by hospitals or healthcare professionals. They include home modifications, automated medication dispenses, and emergency response systems. An in-home care agency can provide ancillary services that ensure a safe home environment. 

Alzheimer’s/Dementia: Home aides oversee the safety of clients with Alzheimer’s and dementia. They offer wandering prevention, companion care, homemaker services, and respite care. They ensure clients do not encounter dangerous situations.

Heart Patients: Caregivers ensure patients follow the Congestive Heart Failure (CHF) program to maintain optimal health. The program focuses on self-management, evidence-based guidelines, monitoring symptoms and weight, reporting declines in health status, and medication adjustment to prevent hospitalization. It gives patients every opportunity to reach their wellness goals.

Prestige’s Skilled Nursing Services

Prestige Home Care Agency offers highly skilled nursing care for chronic conditions. Our years of experience back our highly professional services. We are Joint Commission Accredited and Medicare Certified.

Prestige Home Care offers various services for people with chronic conditions. We can assist with wound care, chemotherapy, pain management, physical and speech therapy, and more. We also offer pediatric care, senior care, intellectual disability services, veteran assistance, and behavioral health therapy.

 Contact us to learn how we can help you or a loved one achieve a higher quality of well-being.