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In-home Healthcare Boca Raton, FL

In-home Healthcare Boca Raton, FLKaren Kelly and Deborah Morley, the people behind Expicare Nursing Agency founded the agency 35 years ago. Their goal was to improve the lives of the elderly in their community through quality nursing. Karen and Debra have used their combined expertise and high standards for customer service to have one of the highest rated companies in quality home, hospital and hospice care in the region. More than three decades later and are still doing it with the same mission as before.

However, you might be wondering what an in-home healthcare nurse in Boca Raton, FL, can do for you. Typically, home healthcare services are going to require background checks, and Expicare Nursing Agency requires two FBI background checks. These nurses are also bonded and insured under the agency’s professional liability insurance and workers comp. The agency takes care of their taxes and handles all payroll concerns for the nursing staff.

Expicare Nursing Agency aims to be a reliable company, available 24 hours a day seven days a week. But just what does an in home healthcare nurse in Boca Raton, FL, do?

Home health care nurses provide one-on-one care for the patients who are in their homes, and oftentimes these patients are elderly, critically ill, or disable. Sometimes these patients are recovering from accidents, injuries or surgeries. In-home nurses may also assist pregnant women and new mothers who require ongoing care support and education.

When choosing a home nurse for your family, you should understand there are three tiers of home healthcare nurses; these tiers are based upon your credentials and experience. There are nursing assistants, LVNs, and RNs.

The typical care that a registered nurse or RN may provide are:

  • Assessing patient needs and developing a plan of care with the patient’s physician.
  • Coordinating and overseeing care plans with the patient’s family and support staff such as LPNs and nursing assistants.
  • Monitoring and evaluating a patient’s response to treatment, medication, healing and/or mobilization progress.
  • Overseeing case management of a patient.
  • Assisting with activities of daily living, such as mobility, bathing, grooming, toileting and more.
  • Administering medication and IV fluids.
  • Taking vitals and drawing labs, and managing wound care.
  • Tending the wounds and other needs of their in-home health patients.
  • Working with clinical healthcare professionals to coordinate home care.
  • Performing physical assessments of their patients.

The typical care that a licensed vocational nurse or LVN can provide are:

  • Directing nursing assistants and task-based nursing care.
  • Monitoring patients and reporting status or patient concerns to the supervising registered nurse.
  • Assisting with activities of daily living and mobility.
  • Administering medication and IV fluids.
  • Taking vital signs and managing wound care.

The typical care that a nursing assistant may provide are:

  • Reporting patient concerns to the supervising LVN or RN.
  • Assisting with activities of daily living and mobility.
  • Performing task-based nursing care.

Many in-home healthcare workers in Boca Raton, FL, need to be detailed oriented, have interpersonal skills, have physical stamina, and have integrity. Clients and families are going to be relying on you as an in-home healthcare worker.