If you are the parent to a child who is currently struggling with health problems, it is possible to receive in-home health care. Check with a Pediatric Service today. They will gladly send someone to the home to assess the situation. At this point, they can offer their professional opinion regarding what type of care is best.
Perhaps the child is disabled. In this case, they may need someone to come in and help with receiving their medication. If they are on oxygen, it is always helpful to have a nurse available to answer questions. Perhaps the child has recently had surgery. If this is the case, it can be a bit overwhelming for the parent to know how to care for them. A nurse is available to stop by anytime 24 hours a day to make sure they are doing okay.
Maybe the child is currently using a feeding tube. In this case, it is important to have someone available to help out in case something were to go wrong. As a parent, it is important to understand that asking for help is not a sign of weakness. This child relies on their parents for everything they do. It is okay to invite someone into the home to help alleviate the burden.
Talk with your doctor to find out whether or not Careminders Home Care Pediatric Service would be the right choice. If so, it may be possible to get started with having someone in the home right away. The frequency of the nursing care is going to depend on the child. As a parent, it is important to understand the importance of not allowing yourself to be overwhelmed. Sometimes, you may just need someone to come and sit with the child so you can run some errands or even possibly take a nap. There is no shame in admitting that it is just too hard to handle sometimes. A nurse is available to offer professional care any time of day. Rest assured, the nurse has gone through an extensive training course and they know what to expect and how to care for this particular child.