A Comprehensive Guide to Wound Care at Home: Understanding, Treatment & Healing

Nurse helps patient with wound care needs

Wounds are a common occurrence in our daily lives, ranging from minor cuts and scrapes to more serious injuries that may require medical attention. Understanding the basics of wounds and the care needed for the different types of wounds is crucial for promoting healing and preventing complications. In this comprehensive guide, we’ll explore what constitutes […]

Post-Surgery Recovery Checklist: For You, Your Family & Your In-Home Nurses

Young nurse helping senior man to stand up

So, you just had a procedure, and you’re leaving the hospital to continue your recovery at home. Now what? With the right preparation and additional care from an in-home nurse who comes to you, on your schedule, you can heal faster and reduce your risk of complications or hospital readmissions. To support your recovery journey, […]

End of Life Care at Home: What Hospice Doesn’t Tell You

Nurse holding senior mans hand at end of life.

Losing a loved one is one of the most challenging experiences we face in life. When the time comes to manage end-of-life care, navigating the complexities of palliative care and hospice services can be overwhelming.  While these terms alone can often bring about unsettling feelings, it is important to know that they are valuable and […]

After-Surgery Care at Home: The Vital Role of Registered Nurses in Recovery

Nurse taking care senior man to bed in the room at home.

The presence of a registered nurse (RN) at home can be a game-changer when coming home from the hospital. This isn’t just a matter of convenience; it’s a crucial step toward a smoother recovery and avoiding post-operative complications.  Studies indicate that up to 15% of people will experience a post-operative complication, with as many as […]

What Are The Protective Medications Given At the Hospital?

Female nurse gives a dose of insulin to diabetic senior woman during home visit.

If you had surgery, or are in the hospital, your nurse might have given you protective medications to help reduce discomfort associated with being hospitalized or with side effects that arise from taking pain medication: Stool softeners or laxatives Ulcer prevention Anti nausea Stool Softeners or Laxatives Stool softeners and laxatives, such as Colace© or […]