When you choose Ruaa Healthcare as your home care provider, we work with family members, physician(s) etc. to review the patient’s needs, then with a complete picture in mind we will develop an individualized home care services program. Ruaa Healthcare is looking to provide the following services:
We provide a range of services to enable you to live independently in your own home for as long as possible. We assist with:
Patients who no longer need inpatient hospital care for an acute issue are often discharged to homes. Post – acute care in the home setting should be done while they recover. Ruaa Healthcare professionals provide expert post – acute care for patients in need of it. Transitional care in these settings may include:
Days following surgery are usually a trying time for patients & families! You may experience pain and feel fatigued & may need help or at least some assistance until you are fully recovered to resume normal daily routines. Surgical recovery times can differ widely, from a few days to months & regular day-to-day support after surgery is a key element in reducing recovery time. It can be hard for family members or friends to find the time to give you the care you need to make a full and healthy recovery. A trained, experienced home caregiver can fill this gap and help you and your family cope by providing extra support following your surgery. Hard to find? Ruaa Healthcare professionals are your answer! Our caregivers can help surgery patients during the crucial days, weeks or months following their operation & provide assistance with day-to-day needs like:
Providing strong post-surgery support is one of the best ways to assure a faster and better recovery.
New born babies are very small & fragile. They need lots of care. Taking care of a new-born will affect the overall development of the baby & determine he or she grows into a healthy baby. We can help you care for your little one with superior home health care services to new mothers and their new-borns. With the specialized help our caregivers provide, mothers can relax and remain stress free – which helps to enhance the bonding between mother and baby, which in-turn aids in the overall development of the infant. Our home care professionals can guide you in things like how to feed, change, dress, bathe and look after your baby safely and carefully.
We provide specialized care for:
Urinary catheterization is a procedure widely used in nursing clinical practice and consists of inserting a probe or catheter into the bladder. This method is efficient in relieving urinary retention and incontinence while preserving renal function. Scientific knowledge and technical ability is required for using it as Urinary Tract infections may occur by improper use. In addition to UTIs, other complications like urethral trauma, pain and false passage may also occur. Many homecare patients may have urinary catheter and will require regular care. Perineal care is done prior to inserting the urinary catheter to prevent the entry of microorganisms inside the patient’s body.
Ruaa Healthcare home care providers perform perineal care routinely for patients who have indwelling catheters to reduce the risk of skin breakdown and irritation. Our professionals are adept in catheterization techniques and are focused in providing comfort to the patients.
A colostomy is a surgical procedure that brings one end of the large intestine out through the abdominal wall. During this procedure, one end of the colon is diverted through an incision in the abdominal wall to create a stoma, an opening in the skin where a pouch for collecting faeces is attached. People with temporary or long-term colostomies have pouches attached to their sides.
With the right tools & info, it is very convenient to care for an ostomy at home after the surgery. The team of home health aides from Ruaa Healthcare has the knowledge and experience necessary to assist patients with in-home Colostomy care. Our services are focused on making patients feel more comfortable, secure and independent in caring for and living after a Colostomy. Colostomy care services include:
By managing your diabetes effectively you can feel well and avoid complications that could seriously impact your health and well-being. At Ruaa HealthCare at Home, our expert team of professionals can be an excellent resource as you manage this common but serious condition at home. With assistance from us, you can reduce your risk of long-term complications and development of other chronic conditions. Our services include:
As there is a steady growth in the number of patients requiring long-term mechanical ventilation, due to a rise in the number of people suffering from chronic diseases, Ruaa Healthcare provides complex care and long term ventilation at home for children and adults. Healthcare ventilator nursing-led care services can help ventilated patients requiring both BiPAP and CPAP nursing care in their own homes. Our professionals are trained by the Clinical Nurse Specialist to ensure their competency to meet all of the clinical needs our patients & also our clinicians have vast amounts of experience in the care of ventilated patients. You can rest assured that our team of clinicians are trained and qualified to operate BiPAP and CPAP machines. Each one of our ventilated patient care services is tailored to the requirements of the individual.
Our Ventilation Management services include:
Long term oxygen treatment is needed by certain patients with Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) to improve both quality and length of life. Homecare is a growing segment and the number of oxygen therapy patients is increasing every year.
With support from Ruaa Healthcare, stable patients can be treated with oxygen therapy at home. We offer equipment and individualised programmes to fit the patient’s needs. New technology and our services enable independence and mobility. Through our services, we can provide assistance and education as needed.
For homecare patients, Ruaa Healthcare is able to provide the following:
Incontinence is not considered a normal part of aging, but the incidence of the condition increases with age. Additionally, there are numerous health conditions that result in incontinence. As studies have proved, 1 in 10 persons over the age of 65 suffer from incontinence. The best way to determine the most appropriate course of treatment is to first receive a diagnosis which may consist of X-rays, Blood Work, Urine Analysis and a variety of other special tests.
Ruaa Healthcare professionals offer bowel and bladder training programs to help patients deal with this embarrassing and frustrating condition based specifically on the patient’s medical history and any underlying health conditions. The main objective of bowel and bladder training is to help patients learn various techniques and exercises, as well as adopt simple lifestyle changes to help control the incidence of incontinence. Our program is also geared towards helping patients understand how and when accidents happen and determine ways to avoid them. A team of skilled nurses, home health aides and therapists work with each patient to create the most practical and comfortable training plan.
Bowel and Bladder Training includes:
Airway suctioning is a common practice in the treatment of children with a variety of conditions. Sick children/infants sometimes cannot remove secretions effectively; therefore, these secretions may be removed by suction. Nasopharyngeal suctioning needs skilled nursing service. Ruaa Healthcare provides nursing professionals experienced in this process for homecare. We assist our patients in achieving their desired level of independence & quality of life.
Our services include:
Nebulization is the process of medication administration via inhalation. It utilizes a nebulizer which transports medications to the lungs by means of mist inhalation. Initiating nebuliser therapy at home can be a difficult time for you and your family. The Ruaa Healthcare team understands the anxieties you may experience and have developed our service to ensure that your transition from hospital to home is as smooth as possible. Our team of professionals is committed to ensuring your comfort and safety at all times. We aim to ensure your quality of life by giving you the most suitable equipment for your condition and lifestyle, together with the convenience of support and maintenance in your home.
Nebulization therapy is used to deliver medications along the respiratory tract for various respiratory problems and diseases like:
In some cases, nebulization is restricted or avoided due to possible untoward results or rather decreased effectiveness such as:
Palliative care is a specialized form of medical treatment that focuses on offering relief from the pain, symptoms and stress of serious injury or an operation. Palliative care is also meant for people suffering from a terminal illness where a cure is not always possible and for those who have suffered, or are suffering, a complicated illness and need their symptoms controlled. At Ruaa Healthcare we are dedicated to provide emotional support and the medical care for our patient’s needs, in dealing with long term medical problems. A multidisciplinary team of health care professionals focuses on improving our client’s quality of life by providing clinical support services and home nursing services in our palliative care program.
We treat or manage pain and other physical symptoms and will also help to manage any psychological, social or spiritual needs. Our main objective is to help the patient, and everyone affected by the patient’s illness, to achieve the best quality of life. The patient could receive palliative care along with other illness related treatments, such as Chemotherapy or Radiotherapy.
The Chronic diseases Management Program from Ruaa HealthCare helps patients with chronic illnesses like diabetes, heart failure and breathing problems – to better manage their health and achieve the best quality of life possible at home.
With a patient-centered approach our specially trained and certified clinicians in chronic care management help patients learn ways to manage their illness in their homes. Through coaching and education, patients and families learn self-management skills that help them feel more confident to live a healthier lifestyle.
There has been an increase in the number of patients being treated at home with chronic pain. Managing a person's pain is critical in caring for their physical, mental, emotional, and social needs. As pain affects all aspects of a person's life even on their ability to interact, to sleep, eat, relax, or enjoy life. An educated and well-trained pain management team can be instrumental in providing pain relief.
After assessing and monitoring a person's pain needs correct pain management can be put in place. The pain management service is able to help the person define and locate the pain. They can help the person realize how it is affecting them and what other symptoms are involved. The Ruaa Healthcare specialized and multidisciplinary team helps individuals manage and treat pain that can get in the way of living a productive life.
As many pain relief measures involve potentially harmful medications like Narcotics and Barbiturates, proper monitoring by a pain management team is crucial. Using Narcotics can build in up in a person's system leading to overdosing of the medication. In addition, certain drugs, which are used combined with pain relieving medications, can enhance the efficacy of both the drug and the narcotic leading to untoward side effects. Proper assessment of the pain and symptoms is necessary and is critical for the pain management.
Chronic Pain Management Services provide patients with:
Rehabilitation is quite often a lengthy and complex process, at a time when you are struggling with mobility and cognitive challenges. Ruaa Healthcare home care services program, for patients recovering from stroke or other neurological disorders, is centered on providing continuous and individual attention on a daily basis. Our main objective is to make you, our patient, as independent as possible while improving your mental ability to recover and providing emotional support for you and your family. Our specialist rehab teams provide 24/7 observation and care. Our trained and caring in-home nursing attendants and caregivers will assist you with bathing, grooming, dressing, using the toilet and other personal care tasks that you find difficult to do by yourself. We take care to preserve the dignity of our patients during this difficult time. We provide:
Therapeutic electrotherapy is done to relieve pain in certain medical conditions. It can be considered to be one of the treatment options used to help resolve your injury and relieve pain. In this electrical impulses are delivered through electrodes placed on the skin in an attempt to control the brain’s perceived pain impulses. Electrotherapy can also stimulate nerve and muscle tissue. It is most commonly utilized to re-educate weak muscles or muscles atrophied from injury or disuse.
After proper evaluation our Ruaa Healthcare physical therapists will provide therapeutic procedures to either restore and/or improve range of motion, strength, balance, coordination, endurance, or functional ability. They conduct Home Exercise Programs and electrotherapy (Ultrasound, TENS, ES) to treat musculoskeletal and soft tissues injury, back and joint conditions, limited range of motion, and pain.