Private Duty Nursing From Our Home Care Agency in Clinton Township, MI
Our senior care options include private duty nursing to support loved ones with chronic medical conditions
Sometimes a family caregiver just cannot meet the increasing medical needs of a loved one. Comfort Keepers ® home care agency can help. Our specially trained private duty nurses provide the level care a loved one needs to stay safely at home rather than in a nursing facility or hospital.
Give us a call at (586) 200-6712 to learn more!
How We Can Help
Our skilled licensed practical nurses (LPNs) and registered nurses (RNs) can perform many medical tasks alongside your eldercare specialist such as the following:
- setting up medications in weekly pill boxes or automatic medication dispensing machines to help ensure medications are administered appropriately
- administering medications, such as oral and topical medications, eye and eardrops, injections, nebulizers, inhalants, and oxygen
- providing personal medical care, including nail trimming, oral cavity suctioning, and bowel supervision
- filling insulin syringes, interpreting blood sugar results and physician-ordered sliding scale dosages, and drawing up and/or mixing insulin for future injections
- maintaining ostomy and catheter hygiene
- care training for family members
Private duty nurses are available to assist clients with regularly scheduled nursing visits or hourly services for extended shifts, 24 hours a day, seven days a week. We work closely with the client’s medical team and family to provide extended support through our eldercare services. Contact our home care agency today at (586) 200-6712.
Senior Home Health Care Provides SCOPE Assistance
What is SCOPE home assistance? SCOPE stands for Specialized Care: Options, Programs, Education. Comfort Keepers senior home health care agencies offer SCOPE assistance that is specialized into five categories that commonly affect the senior population. These categories include:
- Diabetes Defenders
- Mobility Mentors
- Wound Care Warriors
- Heart Health Heroes
- Breathing Buddies
Each category offers specialized support with the corresponding problem your senior loved one is experiencing. Our agency offers:
Diabetes Defenders offer specialized diabetes care that can include a personal log of blood sugar readings to establish stabilized measurements and monitor any changes over time or sudden fluctuations; insulin administration; monitoring of client’s diabetic signs and symptoms and any changes occurring; sterile needle disposal and pick-up; and monthly nursing assessments.
Mobility Mentors provide transferring home assistance with mobility aids; equipment education for clients and family; range of motion monitoring and PT/OT exercise as prescribed; direct contact with DME provider; and monthly nursing assessments.
Wound Care Warriors offer expert wound care treatment coordinated between administrator and physician; dressing changes and treatment administration; purchase of all wound care supplies; weekly wound evaluations; and monthly nursing assessments.
Heart Healthy Heroes can monitor seniors with heart problems by keeping a log of blood pressure numbers; dosing and home monitoring of Coumadin and other medications as required; meal planning for heart healthy diet; and monthly nursing assessments.
Breathing Buddies offer home assistance with home oxygen, including mask placement and tank upkeep; pulse-ox monitoring; breathing treatments and exercises; direct contact with oxygen providers; and monthly nursing assessments.
Your family and loved one can rest easy knowing our eldercare services are providing specialized, industry-leading support that will keep your loved one safe in their homes as long as possible. To learn more about our SCOPE program, or our home care agency, contact us today at (586) 200-6712.