Home health patient teaching for insulin therapy include the following MyHomecareBiz objectives:
1. Provide the evidence-based, best practice methods for self-managing insulin injections,2. Ensure the patient/caregiver successfully recalls and demonstrates insulin self-injection...
Depression and anxiety are major health issues among patients receiving home care, but are under-diagnosed and under-treated ... causing negative health outcomes. Your patient may be anxious and/or depressed because illness prevents participation in activities. While anxiety or...
For the patient with Congestive Heart Failure, in addition to assessing Shortness of breath M1400 on OASIS also include these MyHomecareBiz Best Practice assessment strategies:
From Healthday: Mentally stimulating activities can protect home health care patients' brains against aging, even if genetically predisposed toward dementia or Alzheimer's disease, a new study reports MyHomecareBiz:
Do you have guidelines on what nurses should carry in their nursing bags for home health visits? If not...use ours!
Recommended supplies for home health nursing bags:
- Current compact-sized drug reference book
- Current home health care handbook
Home health care patients with atrial fibrillation, deep vein thrombosis, pulmonary embolism and/or artificial heart valves will likely be placed on maintenance anticoagulation therapy to reduce/eliminate blood clots.
Your home health policies and procedures need to address how to perform employee evaluations, reports MyHomecareBiz.. Employee evaluations shouldn't be intimidating for you or your employee. Preventing a negative experience can depend on how you - or another reviewer - handles the...