What are the health services at home and what are the current applications?

What are the health services at home and what are the current applications?

What are the health services at home and what are the current applications?
Upload date : 04.09.2018

Classification of Home Care Services

Home care services are divided into two classes according to the person providing the service. Home care given by experts or semi-experts in different professions is called formal care and care in the home given by family members as relatives is defined as informal care. And also we can classify home care services under 2 main groups as home health care and social support services at home.

Home Health Services include medical services, nursing services, physiotherapy, medical equipment and device services, delivery of medicines to home and psychological support. The purpose of this study is to improve or ameliorate the health status of patients who are ill and reduce the hospitalization. The success of home health services is evaluated by evaluating the needs of the patients and their families after the hospital; treatment, care and life arrangements as well as well planned exit procedures and effective coordination of the home care service team.

Social Support Services at Home are services that support services provided via social workers, care support staff, family members and clerics, and services such as transportation, home and personal care, home catering, and services that fill out the areas of need outside the health care. The services provided in this context include nursing services, support/health services, day / night care, personal care (self-care), food and nutrition, home assistance, home order reconstruction, social support and counseling services. 

 

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