Private Nursing Care
Private nursing care can complement existing healthcare services and provide additional support tailored to the specific needs of elderly individuals. It allows for a higher level of personalised care, monitoring, and assistance, promoting the overall quality of life for elderly individuals. With Relative Care, we provide a comprehensive type of Private Nursing care and private homecare services for our customers.
With our comprehensive private nursing care, Relative Care aims to:
With Relative Care’s approach, personalised care is essential to achieving the best outcomes for our clients. Our private nursing care approach with designated home carers is centred on understanding and meeting the individual’s specific needs and preferences. We recognise that each person has unique requirements and choices regarding their care, and we strive to tailor our services accordingly.
Our private nursing care approach is built on understanding, compassion, and personalised attention. We create a supportive and nurturing environment where individuals feel heard, valued, and empowered in their care journey.
Some of our customers choose private nursing care and personal care on the Central Coast as part of their plan for the following reasons:
- They are unable to get the level of care they need
- They do not have a robust support system (i.e., family, friends, or other caregivers) to assist with their care needs.
- They have complex medical needs, such as chronic illnesses or post-surgical care, and may require specialised nursing care.
- They need enhanced monitoring and supervision. It can help detect changes or complications early on and prevent potential health issues.
- They are willing to invest in private nursing services to meet their needs.
- May want to prioritise the quality and comprehensiveness of care they get from the private nurses.
- Private nursing care often offers personalised attention, specialised expertise, and individualised care plans. (that leads to willingness to invest)
By tailoring our services to the individual, we aim to empower them to maintain their independence, dignity, and autonomy. When individuals receive home care services on the Central Coast that respect their unique needs and preferences, it can lead to a higher quality of life. It empowers individuals by providing elder care, enhances communication and trust, allows personalised treatment plans, and promotes dignity and respect.
At Relative Care, the ultimate goal of Private Nursing care is to improve our clients' health outcomes and quality of life. Here are a few ways our nurse can help:
Our private nurses aim to promote proper wound healing and prevent infections by providing expert wound care services. Our private home care nurses are skilled in dressing wounds using appropriate techniques and materials. They can assess the wound, clean it properly, apply the necessary dressings, and ensure it is appropriately secured. They also monitor the wound regularly to track healing progress, identify signs of infection or complications, and adjust the dressing as needed.
Managing your Continence
Our nurses prioritise your dignity throughout the continence management process. They understand the sensitive nature of continence issues and will treat you respectfully and sensitively, ensuring your privacy is maintained. As one of the aged care provider on the Central Coast, Relative Care can help with your Toileting Schedule, Fluid Management, Mobility, and Accessibility, as well as your Incontinence Products.
Our private nurses and live-in carers for senior citizens aim to promote safe and effective medication use and enhance medication adherence by providing expert medication management services. They can help organise and prepare medications, remind individuals to take them, and administer them as prescribed. It helps to prevent missed doses and ensure that medications are taken as intended. Our nurses monitor medication effectiveness and any potential side effects. They closely observe individuals for any adverse reactions or changes in their condition that may be related to their medications. If any concerns or side effects are identified, our nurses will communicate with the individual’s doctor to discuss potential adjustments or alternative medicines.
Our private nurses aim to optimise your nutritional intake and minimise potential complications. With that, our nurses can help you with peg feeding. We ensured that we would assess your dietary requirements, use appropriate formulas in feeding, and provide nutritional education. We need to consider each client’s specific needs and medical conditions when determining their enteral ( involving or passing through the intestine, either naturally via the mouth and oesophagus, or through an artificial opening) nutrition requirements. They will administer the formula correctly through the peg tube, following proper hygiene and aseptic techniques. They will also monitor the administration process to ensure the formula is delivered safely and effectively.
Palliative and end-of-life care
Our private nurses, who specialise in palliative and end-of-life care, are dedicated to providing compassionate, holistic support and elder care to individuals and their families during this challenging time. They aim to enhance the quality of life, alleviate suffering, and ensure that customers and their loved ones receive the physical, emotional, and spiritual support they need. If needed, our nurses can coordinate with hospice services to ensure a smooth transition to end-of-life care. They work closely with hospice providers to ensure that individuals receive the appropriate support and assistance in their preferred setting, whether at home, in a hospice facility, or in a hospital.
And other complex care needs
Private nursing with private caregivers for Central Coast older adults can benefit a wide range of complex cases requiring specialised attention and care. Such complex issues include managing Chronic Illness, Post Surgical Care, Pediatric Care, Rehabilitation Support, and even Mental Health Support.
The specific services a private home support nurse provides can vary depending on individual needs and preferences. It’s essential to have open and transparent communication with Relative Care to discuss your specific requirements and ensure the services provided align with your expectations and goals. It will improve compatibility and overall satisfaction with the home support nurse’s level of care and support.