What are the Roles of Home Nurses?

The home nursing service is a benefit that is available for sick old people. On many occasions, the lack of time prevents us from attending to our sick family members. Therefore it is advisable to get a qualified nurse at home.

The Roles of Home Nurses

If you have a family member who suffers from a chronic, temporary illness or has a limitation that prevents him from having the autonomy, your best choice is to hire nursing care for patients at home [พยาบาลดูแลผู้ป่วยที่บ้าน which is term in Thai]. These professionals are dedicated to the health care of patients at home that complements the visits and treatments performed by a doctor. The functions of nurses at home are various and are not limited to treating the patient, but also helping the whole family. Let’s see the most recurring functions:

  • Assist the patient in their daily hygiene.
  • Assist the patient to perform the therapeutic exercises recommended by their doctor.
  • Prepare food or serve what is already prepared.
  • Assist the patient in all their daily tasks to achieve greater autonomy.

Why Choose A Home Nurse

Peace of Mind: Many families do not have time to care for a sick family member. However, when they know the service of nurses [พยาบาลเฝ้าไข้ which is the term in Thai] at home they are much calmer since they know their family member is being taken care of.

Comfort at Home: Neither you nor your family member will have to travel to a hospital or health center, your home will be your center. You will not have to wait in crowded rooms but it will be the professional who comes to your home.

Avoid Risks Due to Improper Travel: As we have indicated, when you convert your living room into a health center you will not have to move around and, therefore, the patient won’t have to bother about the effort involved in going to a health center.

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