Skilled Nursing

Achieving goals of independent illness management at home
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Well Trained, Vastly Competent

Tri-County Homecare provides skilled services of registered nurses and licensed practical nurses, under the direct supervision of a physician. Our nurses provide intensive health teaching that includes instruction and demonstration to patients and families towards achieving the goal of independent illness management at home.

What Are the Four Services Skilled Nursing Can Provide in the Home?

– Skilled Observation and Assessment
– Teaching and Training
– Technical Hands On Skills
– Management and Evaluation

Skilled Observation and Assessment

If you have a patient with a recent illness, prolonged hospitalization or a reasonable potential for exacerbation, home care can service that patient to assess, observe, and intervene to avoid further complications

Teaching and Training

Even when basic education for a newly diagnosed condition is given in the hospital, most patients continue to need education and follow-up upon discharge to home Teaching may include, but is not limited to, instruction regarding medication, diet, disease process, care procedure, or signs and symptoms to report to physician.

Technical Skills

Several skills that are routinely done in the hospital can be performed in the home. Examples
include wound care services, administering injections and IVs. Often times home care focuses
on teaching caregivers these skills if necessary.

Management and Evaluation

This is a unique home care service that focuses on ensuring that the patient or caregiver follows
the plan of care ordered by the physician. The goal of these admission criteria is to implement,
evaluate, and modify the plan of care to promote the patient’s successful recovery and safety in
the home.

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