At Vaughan Home Care Services, Inc. you have the advantage and convenience of receiving the best level of care at competitive pricing. Let one of our Registered Nurses assess you for a plan of care that is specified to your needs. Some of our supreme services consist of:
Skilled Nursing Services
Provided by a registered nurse, or a licensed practical (vocational) nurse under the supervision of a registered nurse.This would occur when the patient's condition is such that the service can be safely and effectively provided only by a nurse. Our skilled nursing services will consist of the following:
- Medication Management
- Wound Care – proper management by treating and monitoring wounds that are the result of disease, injury or medical treatment.
- Intravenous Therapy – will not provide chemotherapy or blood
- Tracheostomy Care – consisting of the maintenance of a patient’s airway, adequate humidification, aseptic wound care, and sterile tracheal aspiration.
- Enteral Nutrition
- Education and Training of Diseases
- No Parenteral Nutrition
- No Vents.
From daily telephone calls from a “Buddy”, to daily “Friendly” visitor, to round the clock paid companions. Some of our companionship services are as follows:
- Reading a good book
- Mental stimulation
- Exploring life stories
- Enjoying new experiences
- Lifting spirits
Personal Care Services
Services which substitutes for the bodily activities of daily living which and individual would normally provide for himself/herself. Personal Care Services may include, but are not necessarily limited to, the following services provided for the client:
- Care of teeth, skin, hair, and/or nails
- Light meal preparation
A trained volunteer or para-professional stays with your loved one and take over your care giving role, whether for several hours or several days. These brief reprieves from a care giving situation are healthy for the caregiver and also for the care recipient…a change of daily routine for both. Respite care may include the following services in accordance with instructions from the regular caregiver:
- Assistance with toileting
- Assistance with dressing
- Assistance with meal preparation
- Reminder to take medication if necessary
- Reading to client
- Calling for help and assistance in any unusual situation by contacting the regular caregiver, the client’s physician or an appropriate agency.
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