Overview of Long Term Nursing Services
When chronic diseases are diagnosed, individuals often express concern about their ability to remain at home and receive the skilled medical care that they need to stay healthy. This is where long term home health care comes in. This type of care is arranged for an indefinite amount of time and provides assistance with more complex health concerns that cannot be managed independently.
Long Term Nursing Services Provided:
- Alzheimer’s or dementia
- Brain or spinal cord injuries
- Complex seizures
- Tracheostomy or ventilator dependency
- Wound care
For most chronic illnesses, family caregivers simply lack the knowledge and experience necessary to manage their loved one’s condition. With the assistance of Salus Homecare of Orange County’s home health care, medical matters become easier to manage, families feel empowered to continue supporting the goals of their loved ones to age in place and individuals remain comfortably at home rather than resigning to making the move to an assisted living or nursing care facility before they are ready.
Long Term Nursing Care FAQ's
To read more FAQs, click here. If you have any specific questions, feel free to call our 24/7 hotline at (888) 725-8742
I hear plan of care mentioned a lot. Can you explain what that is?
The plan of care is created during the assessment process and re-evaluated on a regular basis. It includes your goals and needs and specific information about the services and steps that will help you to meet them. Salus Homecare of Orange County takes an interdisciplinary approach to developing the plan of care and includes input from you, your family members and the medical professionals involved in your diagnosis, care and hospital discharge.
Will I have more than one nurse coming into my home to meet my care needs?
The answer to this can depend on your specific health concern and how many hours a day or week you need services. While we typically try to keep home care nurses consistent, sometimes an illness necessitates different specialists, and this might mean you receive care from more than one person.
Are the home health care workers coming into my home insured?
Yes. Salus Homecare of Orange County is a professional agency, and all of our employees are appropriately licensed, bonded and insured for your protection.