Three Benefits To Having A Private Nurse Visit Your Family - Wellness Sultana

Sunday, 27 January 2013

Three Benefits To Having A Private Nurse Visit Your Family

Private nursing and home health care is the same as being treated in a hospital or medical setting, but in the comfort of your own home. Depending on your plan and your condition, a private nurse may visit you for several hours a day, multiple times a week, or only for a temporary period of time. There are many benefits to having a private nurse visit your family over an outpatient clinic or hospital setting.


Using a private nurse for your family has advantages like being able to enjoy the comfort of your own home while receiving quality care at the same time. You may feel more secure in your home, won't have to worry about forgetting any of your personal belongings and won't be afraid to relax in an unknown environment. You'll also be able to enjoy your privacy and freedom with the healthcare brought to you.

Being in the comfort of your home allows a more personal and customized care plan for you. The nurse will get to know you and your specific needs and preferences on a better basis, and you'll feel more confident and well-rested knowing they're supervising you from a close range instead of making rounds through a hospital or clinic.


Having a private nurse in your home allows you to still receive support and care from your family as well. While hospitals only allow a certain number of visitors per room and have designated hours to see them, your family - whether they live with you or not - will be able to be in the home with you. They may not be able to be by your side every minute of every day, but they can still be around to make sure the day-to-day operations of your home are taken care of. If you live with other members of your family, you can take comfort in knowing they're there for you.

If you're not suffering from a serious ailment or not on bedrest, and have daily responsibilities to take care of within your home or family, you can still do so thanks to a private nurse. Whether it's babysitting grandchildren for a few hours after school each day or completing a couple of household chores, your routines won't have to be altered because you're stuck in a hospital room. You can rest easy knowing your family is there for you while you receive private treatment.

Treatment and Recovery

Because hospital bills add up, those who are being treated in a hospital often have shorter stays than desired or recommended - leaving their treatment or recovery incomplete. But with a private nurse, you can ensure that your progress and treatment are being followed up, whether it's the nurse administering medication daily or monitoring vital signs. They can come on an as-needed basis, which is much less expensive than the daily cost of staying in a hospital bed and receiving that same care. You'll save plenty of money by using your own bed instead.

And while you're comfortable in your own home, surrounded by your loved ones and in a familiar area, studies have shown that your recovery time can be much quicker than when stressed or uncomfortable in a hospital setting. The fact that you're more relaxed in your own surroundings and know you're saving money can make you feel at ease.

Private nursing is a great way to still receive quality care at a fraction of the cost with much more comfort. If you're currently being treated or will need to admit yourself into a hospital soon, consider private nursing for a more affordable, comfortable and intimate experience.
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Janice Wheller is a nurse practitioner and guest author at Best RN to BSN, where she contributed to the guide to the Top 10 Best Online RN to BSN Programs.

1 comment:

  1. Thanks for sharing the blog, seems to be interesting and informative too. Can you suggest some of the interesting places to visit for Private Nurse