Our lives may revolve around the Covid-19 pandemic as we try to navigate this difficult time, but that doesn’t mean the need for nursing care has gone away. In fact, during a public health crisis, it is more important than ever to ensure you receive the proper care for whatever you need, even if it is unrelated to Covid-19.
Moreover, because we should try to stay at home whenever possible (and because receiving care at home allows you to avoid the stress of going in public during the pandemic), receiving nursing care in the comfort of your home is ideal.
But that begs the question: Is home nursing care safe during Covid? In this article, we will discuss what to look for while seeking home care to ensure you receive your care safely.
What to Look for While Receiving Home Nursing Care During Covid:
Receiving home nursing care during Covid may sound risky, but receiving home care can actually be even safer than going to a hospital or doctor’s office. While looking for safe in-home nursing care during the Covid era, be sure to do the following:
- Seek Excellent Communicators: Seeking good communicators for in-home nursing care is always important, but it is even more so during Covid. Since you must be able to trust your caregivers that they are being careful while not at your home, you need to be able to communicate with them effectively. In other words, you need to be able to clearly and concisely communicate your concerns and they must be able to clearly and concisely communicate the precautions they take. As Covid-19 can be dangerous for most people requiring home care, it is crucial to be able to communicate clearly with your caregivers.
- Make Sure Your Caregivers Have a Comprehensive Plan: We recommend calling any prospective caregiver to go over every detail of their Covid protocols. Make sure you are comfortable with everything they do to avoid the spread of disease. Also, make sure their plan aligns with CDC recommendations.
- Seek Testimonials: One of the best ways to ensure credibility and trust is to make sure your caregivers have a track record of success. Read through your caregivers’ reviews on Google and their website to ensure they have experience providing excellent care. If possible, try to get a referral as well.
Receive in-Home Nursing Care with Kinkaid in Los Angeles:
If you or your loved one is in need of in-home nursing care, please reach out to us to see how we can help. Kinkaid Private Nursing Care offers premium in-home services to patients looking for the best and most intensive care on the market. We only take on a few clients at a time, so we always provide specialized care to meet the needs of each client. Moreover, we take extraordinary measures to ensure maximum safety throughout the Covid-19 pandemic. Please contact us to learn more about the measures we take.
For more information about Kinkaid Private Care, please visit our homepage and learn about the array of services we provide. These services include home detox throughout California, as well as in-home nursing care and the coordination of a variety of at-home medical services in the Los Angeles area. We also offer at-home Covid-19 testing.
Jennifer is a healthcare executive, and the founder of Kinkaid Private Care, a private health management company specializing in assisting patients in their homes with complex medical diagnoses. Jennifer is a registered nurse with more than 20 years of experience working in some of the most highly regarded hospitals in Los Angeles and Orange County. Over the years she has developed an extraordinary network of highly qualified nurses with various specialties. This network allows her to provide the best medical experience and match specialized nursing care to the specific needs of her clients.