With hospitals filling up with coronavirus patients, experts said the pandemic has highlighted the increased need and importance of care in the home.
For people recovering from COVID-19, home care can be both essential and elaborate, involving a health care professional who provides additional oxygen, monitors vital signs, administers medication and helps with daily tasks such as eating, bathing and getting in and out of bed.
Home care professionals and nurses said the corona
A private duty nurse is a Registered Nurse (RN) or a Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) who works one-on-one with individual clients. Care is provided in the home of the client rather than in a hospital setting. Home Health nurses are offered cases within twenty miles of their homes. The nurses work eight to twelve hour shifts. Round-the-clock nursing is available.
Many private duty nursing cases involve pediatric cases. The child may require Tracheostomy Care (Trach) or Gastrost