What is Home Nursing?

Nursing is a specialized field of healthcare that involves the promotion, protection, and optimization of health and abilities. Nurses provide services such as: prevention of illness and injury, facilitation of healing, alleviation of suffering through the diagnosis and treatment of human response. In regard to home health care, nurses provide their services from the comfort of a client’s home. A home care nurse is actually a registered nurse or licensed practical nurse that is dedicated to providing assistance to the elderly, or any other patient who is unable to leave the home. Common duties of home care nurses include injections, medication administration, wound care, and intravenous services. An important thing to keep in mind is that home care nurses provide specifically provide services related to medical care, as opposed to daily living care that would be provided by a home care helper. By providing medical services from within the home, those who have trouble with movement or who do not have the means to visit a specialized medical center have access to professional medical treatments to recover from or manage their conditions and symptoms.

Types of Nursing

Nursing includes a wide variety of services. Some common types of nursing include:

  • Registered nursing
  • Nurse practitioning
  • Home health nursing
  • Licensed practical nursing

Nursing is a vital part of the recovery and treatment of many illnesses and conditions. By providing Houston home nursing services, IPR Healthcare is able to provide professional medical treatment to clients who are unable to leave their homes.

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IPR Home Nursing Services

  • Catheter care
  • Colostomy care & instruction
  • Comprehensive assessment of complex and multiple disease processes
  • Diabetic care
  • Disaster planning
  • Dressing changes with wound care
  • EKG’s
  • Enteral & parenteral nutrition

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  • Evaluating needs patient may have to improve and maintain health
  • Gastrostomy care
  • Home safety & emergency education
  • Injections
  • IV therapy
  • Lymphedema care
  • Management & valuation of Patient Care Plan to assist patient in reaching optimal level of functioning

Why Choose IPR for Home Nursing?

IPR’s registered nurses and licensed vocational nurses are oriented to provide quality services as directed by the client’s physician. Our registered nurses take lead in managing patient care; they provide teaching regimens for the client and the client’s family, coordinate treatment plans to other professional services deemed required by the client’s physician and communicate with the client’s physician and family. Our nurses are committed to providing the highest quality, safe, caring, and cost-effective care for each client. IPR Healthcare’s wide variety of Houston home nursing services allow our trained staff to provide treatment to the largest number of clients possible. We bring our professional knowledge and caring, friendly service to your home in order to ensure that treatment is done in a comfortable, familiar environment. Our Houston home nursing services are provided based on a client’s symptoms, needs, and previous medical history, allowing us to provide a personalized and effective treatment plan.

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