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Personal Care & Nursing Services

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Personal Care 

​Through our skillful efforts, we can address your loved one’s more intimate and personal needs. No matter what circumstance, our individualized care achieves full independence for our clients. Able Hands Home Care makes you feel at ease knowing that we have experienced and certified aides to assist in all activities of daily living.

 

The services that we provide are below:

  • Bathing (provide assistance)

  • Grooming (hair combing, getting dressed)

  • Shaving (shave beard or mustache)

  • Dental care (brushing teeth)

  • Dressing (putting on clothes)

  • Eating (feeding client)

  • Ambulation (assistance with walking)

  • Transfer of clients (aid the client with transferring from bed/chair to wheelchair and vice versa)

  • Taking vital signs (take blood pressure; check respiration, and document the results in the client's chart)

  • Basic first aid-assistance to a sudden illness, condition, or situation; assistance to a client in physiological distress

  • CPR (the manual application of chest compressions and ventilations to patients in cardiac arrest, done in an effort to maintain viability until advanced help arrives)

  • Home management (create a harmonious environment with clients and staff)

  • Home safety and sanitation (ensure the home is secured at all times and the trash is emptied

  • Infection control in the home (ensure there are no signs of the infestation in the home.  Use PPE as needed when delivering personal services to the client)

  • Proper nutrition - (ensure special diets are followed as documented by the physician

Nursing

  • Assessment ( an identification by a nurse of the needs, preferences, and abilities of the client.  Assessment includes an interview with and observation of the client by the nurse and considers the symptoms and signs of the condition, the client's verbal and non-verbal communication, the client's medical and social history, and any other information available.  Among the physical aspects assessed are vital signs, skin color, and condition, motor and sensory nerve function, nutrition, rest, sleep, activity, elimination, and consciousness

  • Observation (observe the client for any changes in a condition such as but not limited to signs of pain, change in appetite, weight loss/gain, change in vital signs, and change in complexion

  • Wound care (a nursing intervention to prevent wound complications and promotion of wound healing.

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