Once your child is out of the hospital, you’re facing a critical time. You don’t want to miss any signs or symptoms that mean your child’s health is worsening again, so it might make sense to enlist the help of pediatric home health care providers.
Help with Breathing Issues
Breathing issues can be a much bigger concern at home than they are at a hospital. Pediatric home health care providers can help you to manage oxygen and find other solutions to make breathing easier for your child. They can work with your child’s doctor to determine what might be contributing to the problem so that you can find the right solution. Breathing problems after having been in the hospital can be a huge issue that could send your child right back to the hospital, which is not something that anyone wants.
Assist with Feeding and Nutritional Issues
Getting the right types and amounts of food help to ensure that your child doesn’t suffer from malnutrition while she’s healing from her hospitalization. Pediatric nurses and care providers know how to help your child to get the nutrients that she needs, especially if eating is difficult for her right now. If she’s using feeding tubes or other methods of getting her nutrition, it’s easier to manage with experienced help.
Monitor Potential Issues
After a hospitalization, there are always possible issues and situations you need to be on the lookout for. With help from pediatric home health care providers, you won’t have to worry that you’ve overlooked something that was vitally important. They can help you to put checklists together that ensure that every possible situation is accounted for every day.
Serve as a Respite for You
Being there for your child is definitely important, but if you’re not getting the rest that you need you’re not going to be able to do as much as you want to do. When you have experienced help on hand, it’s easier for you to relax when you have that time to yourself. You can come back to taking care of your child and know that you’re refreshed and ready to face the next challenge that is headed your way.
Working with pediatric home health care providers can help you to feel far more secure about your child’s recovery at home after being in the hospital. Depending on the reason for hospitalization, they may even be able to help shorten expected recovery times.
If you or a loved one are in need of Pediatric Home Health Care Services in Whitehall PA or the surrounding areas, contact the caring professionals at Extended Family Care of Allentown. Call today at (610) 200-6097.
Carole gained most of her formal managerial training by attending Pennsylvania State University in pursuit of her degree in Health Policy and Administration. She attributes her informal training to have been acquired on a more personal level. Carole understands first-hand what families may experience when allowing a home care provider access to their home while providing care to their loved one. She was a caregiver for two of her grandparents until their passing and believes in the importance of allowing family members the opportunity to remain in the comfort of home if they so desire. Carole is also the mother of a child with multiple medical conditions who requires nursing services in the home. It is because of her personal experiences that Carole understands first-hand how important it is to manage a quality, high-integrity home care agency in which clients and families can place their trust and be confident they are receiving the best care possible. Carole also believes in the importance of giving back to the community. Therefore, she volunteers and spear-heads fundraising activities for a variety of charitable and professional organizations, namely the Pennsylvania Home Care Association, Autism Speaks and Avengers Baseball, Inc.
Carole, a resident of Lehigh County, is married and has 2 children. In her free time, she is the “team mom” for her son’s tournament baseball team, enjoys cooking, spending time with her family and friends, and is an avid NY Giants, NY Yankees and Penn State football fan. Carol is a verified Google Author
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