Home Health Aide for Your Needs in Palm Beach, Delray Beach and Boca Raton

Posted on: May 13th, 2014

Home health aid from a registered health agency

When practical and possible most people will prefer home health care as opposed to some institution or facility. For effective care you need the services of a professional home health aide, such as a licensed nurse.  Intercoastal HHC is a home health agency serving the communities of Palm Beach, Delray Beach and Boca Raton.

There are many advantages to home health care as opposed to hospital care or some old age or rehabilitation facility.  First your receive treatment in a familiar and comfortable environment. You still have e access to all your homely amenities that you need and use on a regular basis. Your home facilities are just so much better than those in a facility.  Convenience is another important factor. Being at home and not having to travel to day clinic or similar facility means less hassles and less time spent travelling and waiting. Add to that the convenience of your home amenities and facilities and you are able to retain a much higher degree of independence and dignity. The bottom line is that home care offers you a better lifestyle than the alternatives.

The important thing is to select the right home health agency. Such an agency will have professional and qualified nurses, therapists and home health aides. Home health care requires a variety of services as well as the right approach and attitude.  Your home health aide needs to be qualified in order to administer certain medical treatments such as injections, wound care, IV care, cardiac care, Dementia care and more.

In addition a home health aide needs to be able to provide therapeutic services such as physical and occupational therapy. A home health agency will have different staff members who are trained in a specific field, be it general nursing, therapy or assisted living and home chores.

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