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The Guide To Bringing Parents To Nurse In Home

January 28, 2011 by  
Filed under CNA Training

It’s that time of year! If your parents, your mother or father wants to spend time with you and your family during the holidays, and they live in an assisted living facility or nursing home, there are some things you want to be aware of the order drag it out and give them (and you) to have a nice time! If you prepare in advance so you should not have major problems. First, if one of your parents has diabetes, they are probably looking forward to a delicious meal at home cooked wonderful.

The problem is that he or she might not be able to eat the same food as you earn – so be sure to plan a meal that they can participate in and eat. In addition, make sure you have enough test strips for diabetes, so you can keep things under control.

If your parents have high blood pressure, high cholesterol, problems with swallowing or dietary restrictions, it is always good to talk to the dietitian at the nursing home to give ideas on what may or server how to go about feeding situation. You will need a few options for the provision of home care or medical supplies as well.

One thing you might want to keep on hand is a blood pressure monitor. Of course, there are professionals in blood pressure, which can cost a fortune, but there is also much more basic to use at home. Take the blood of your parents regularly will help you stay on top of their condition and predict possible changes.

Also, if your mom or dad have an incontinence problem, you may consider buying adult disposable underwear. The nursing home can send too – but it is important to make sure they are available in both directions. There are excellent products on the market and some of the most trusted brands, you might want to consider is Kendall and Tena.

If the parents stay for some days, it is important to get medical supplies, such as dressing changes, pressure packs, or even a colostomy supplies. Again, it’s a good idea to talk to the nurses to make sure you have all the necessary medical supplies before the special day arrives!

If your parents are themselves probably will not need much medical device, which is an assisted living facility or nursing home should. If anything, and your parents live on their own, there is always a good idea to ask someone if they need something specific to make their stay more enjoyable. The next thing you may be wondering about is where to buy the medical supplies! Good question. For some companies and businesses that you can actually have a professional licensed health care or organization.

Also, if you think you may have trouble caring for their parents for Christmas (or Holiday) you can rent a help or a company nurse, while their parents are out of the nursing home. They can also help you choose the products that you may have to buy to make your stay more enjoyable.