How Can a Private Duty Nurse Help?

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Private duty nurses are gradually becoming a popular option for people who require more specialized care or those who wish to receive care in the comfort of their own homes.

What a Private Duty Nurse Offers

Private duty nurses focus on providing individualized nursing care, specifically catering to the unique needs of their clients. The three primary ways private duty nurses can help their patients are with personal assistance, specialty medical care, and emotional support:

Personal Assistance

One of the primary ways that a private duty nurse can help is by ensuring safety and comfort with personal tasks. This might include things such as:

  • Mobility and safety assistance
  • Bathing, grooming, and dressing assistance
  • Light housekeeping
  • Meal preparation
  • Accompanying clients to appointments and on errands

For patients recovering from surgery or dealing with a chronic illness, these everyday tasks can become overwhelming or even impossible to manage alone. A private duty nurse can provide invaluable assistance, supporting patients with their day-to-day needs. They can also help with medication adherence, ensuring patients take the proper medications at the correct times to support their recovery.

Specialty Medical Care

Another important area where private duty nurses can help is in providing specialty medical care. This can include everything from wound care and catheterization to managing symptoms and administering IV medications.

Private duty nurses are trained to provide a wide range of medical treatments and interventions depending on the needs of their clients.

Emotional Support

Perhaps most importantly, private duty nurses can help to provide a sense of companionship and emotional support. They can form meaningful relationships with their clients, offering a listening ear and a source of compassion and comfort.

For patients who may feel lonely or isolated, having a private duty nurse can make all the difference in the world. By supporting patients medically and emotionally, private duty nurses can help create a sense of stability and well-being that is important in the healing process.

Private Nursing Care For The Ones You Love

At Boston Private Nursing, we have several services designed to meet your or your loved one’s needs:

Hospice Care

Hospice care is designed to provide physical comfort and emotional support to terminally ill patients and their family members. We have a specialized team with experience caring for patients with life-limiting illnesses.

Nursing Services

Specialty Care

Certain medical conditions require specialized care. We provide specialty care for post-surgical, injury care, chronic disease, and other medical conditions.

24-Hour Care

We offer personalized 24-hour care in the greater Boston area for each client, from short-term care during a surgery recovery period to long-term hospice care for clients needing frequent medical supervision.

Cosmetic Surgery Care

Most surgeons recommend, and some require, their patients to have 24-hour nursing care after cosmetic surgery procedures. We offer cosmetic surgery care for patients preferring personal care from a registered nurse in the comfort of their homes or hotel rooms.

Home Care

We offer customized home care in Boston to meet the unique requirements of every client. Our home care services include short-term nursing care, long-term care, private nursing visits, and 24/7 care, with nurses working around the clock to care for your every need.

Hotel Care

Boston is a medical magnet, drawing patients from around the world for the highest quality medical care. We provide hotel care services in Boston to clients traveling to the city for medical treatment, business, or leisure.

Post Op Care

Patients tend to recover from surgery faster and transition back to their everyday lives easier when they can heal in the comfort and security of their homes. Our post-op care allows you to recuperate where you are most comfortable.

Senior Care

We offer a full range of senior care services from highly trained and experienced professionals to meet each client's specific needs, whether you require registered nurses, aides, or care from both nurses and private aides.

Nursing Visits

Nursing visits are ideal for people looking for aid without having to commit to long-term or short-term shifts. Additionally, they help in preventing or avoiding hospitalization and in stabilizing patients who have recently been discharged from the hospital or rehab.

Get the Care You Deserve

If you or a family member requires top-quality and personalized medical attention, look no further than Boston Private Nursing. Our team of highly-qualified and compassionate medical professionals is committed to providing exceptional care round-the-clock. As a nurse-owned and operated service, our focus is on meeting each client's unique needs and preferences. We pride ourselves on our unwavering dedication to delivering compassionate care that fosters the highest level of physical and emotional well-being.

Schedule an in-depth consultation to create a personalized healthcare plan and find the right caregiver for you. Complete our form or contact us today at (781) 253-7401.