Home Care

Home. The first thing we all ask upon being admitted to the hospital.

“When can I go home?” In today’s high-tech environment, patient are being discharged sooner and avoiding hospital stay altogether as comprehensive health care services are delivered to the patient in the comfort and convenience of their own homes.

Changes, as we all know are inevitable. Along life’s ups and downs, everyone deserves an extra help with the little things make it possible to continue an independent lifestyle…. At home.

RAMAH offer a full complement of home health care services-a viable alternative for those needing assistance at home.

Advantages:

    Cost effective alternative to extended hospital stays or institutional care.
    Being at home helps client to feel better about themselves, and gives them sense
    of security and well being, without imposing burden on family and friends.
    Staying at home means being near family and friends-people who can offer loving care
    and support.

RAMAH HOME HEALTH CARE PROVIDERS ARE THE FOLLOWING:

    Medical provider
    Physical Therapist
    Registered Nurses
    Home Health Aides
    Personal Care Aides/Respite Care
    Companion
    Medication Management (Pharmacy Services)
    Dietary Services
    Laboratory Services
    Ambulance Services

Medical Provider

    Diagnose and treat medical condition and supervise care, including recommending
    other professional services that may be needed.

Physical Therapist

    Use specialized equipment and exercises to improve muscle strength, flexibility
    and mobility.

Dietary Services

    Evaluate patient’s dietary needs and gives counseling based on their illnesses
    and recommended appropriate diet plans.

Laboratory Services

    Provide Phlebotomist Service

Pharmacy Services

    Delivers prescribed medication that is available over the counter.

Registered Nurses

    Provide other medical care that required special training, such as intravenous
    treatment, wound care, and education about managing patients disease and conditions.

Medical Provider

    Diagnose and treat medical condition and supervise care, including recommending
    other professional services that may be needed.

Home Health Aides (Practical Nurses)

    May perform the duties of Personal Care Aide, and may provide the following services.
        May take vital signs and test urine.
        Help with patient’s compliance to dietary restriction.
        Assist with prescribed exercise routines.
        May assist with oxygen equipments.
        Special skin care and simple dressing changes.

Personal Care Aide (Clinical Attendant)

    Performs the duty of a companion and additional duties listed below:
        Assist with bathing
        Assist with ambulation
        Assist with feeding.
        Assist with toileting, bedpan or commode.
        Lifting and turning of patient in bed or chair.
        May remind client to take medication.

Companion (Housekeeper)

    Performs nutritional and environmental support services including household activities
    to maintain an environment, which is safe, clean and promotes the physical and
    emotional well being of the patient.
        Performs light housekeeping activities to maintain safe and clean environment.
        Prepares meals.
        Make and change bed.
        Washing dishes.
        Shopping for patient if no family members are available.
        Laundry.

Ambulance Services

    Ground transport of patient to different medical facilities in Riyadh.

SERVICES OF RAMAH HOME HEALTH CARE

    Routine Home care: such as for diabetes, colostomies, heart and respiratory conditions
    and for wound management.
    High-Tech Services including IV therapy, enteral nutrition, total parenteral
    nutrition, antibiotic therapy and pain management.
    Assistance of activities of daily living.
    Blood Drawing.
    Care of the terminally ill.
    Care of trauma victims
    Medical Management and injections.
    Medication Management.
    Nutrition Counseling
    Rehabilitation Services.
    Respite Care.
    Arrange for durable medical equipment, routine medical supplies and pharmaceuticals.

How Does a HHC Program Works?

The HHC Supervisor visits the patient in the home to perform an assessment and to determine if the patient qualifies for home health care services. The HHC Supervisor then consult the physician to determine the patient’s individual home care needs. A detailed plan of care is developed based on the diagnosis, care needs and prognosis, family support, and home environment. A financial estimate is prepared for the proposed service ahead of time.

A team of health care and in-home support staff is selected and oriented to the case, and the total home care program is implemented. A HHC supervisor makes a periodic visit to the home to monitor treatment and review the care plan. The physician is continually consulted and provided updates on patient progress throughout the course of