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Hi it’s Patrik Hutzel from INTENSIVE CARE AT HOME where we provide tailor-made solutions for long-term ventilated Adults & Children with Tracheostomies and where we also provide tailor-made solutions for hospitals and Intensive Care Units whilst providing quality services for long-term ventilated patients and medically complex patients at home.
In last week’s blog, I talked about,
QUICK TIP FOR FAMILIES IN ICU: PALLIATIVE CARE VS INTENSIVE CARE AT HOME, WHICH ONE TO CHOOSE?
You can check out last week’s blog by clicking on the link below this video:
In today’s blog post, I want to answer a question from one of our clients, and the question today is
Can IV (Intravenous) Antibiotics Be Given at Home with INTENSIVE CARE AT HOME?
Hi, it’s Patrik Hutzel from intensivecareathome.com where we provide tailor-made solutions for long-term ventilated adults and children with a tracheostomy at home. And where we also provide tailor-made solutions for medically complex patients at home and where we also provide tailor-made solutions for hospitals and intensive care units whilst providing quality care and saving money and resources.
In today’s tip, I want to talk about, are IV antibiotics able to be given at home with Intensive Care at Home services? And the short answer to that is yes, what is needed is an IV cannula that can be a peripheral cannula. It can be a Venflon. It can be a Hickman’s line. It can be a PICC line, or it can be a central venous line. We can look after all of that at home without any issues.
Why can we look after Hickman’s line, PICC line, central lines, IV cannulas at home? Simply because we employ hundreds of years of intensive care nursing experience in the community. As a matter of fact, we are the service provider that is looking after the sickest and highest acuity clients in the community worldwide. And therefore we can provide this level of service at home.
So if you have a loved one in intensive care and you think you can’t go home because your loved one is on IV antibiotics, think again, your loved one can go home with our service Intensive Care at Home. And if you are at home already and you need help because your loved one is on ventilation, you don’t have the support, your loved one keeps going back to ICU all the time because you don’t have intensive care nurses at home, you can have IV antibiotics and you can have intensive care nurses at home, 24 hours a day, 365 days of the year with our service at Intensive Care at Home.
That’s my quick tip for today.
If you have a loved one in intensive care and you want to go home, check out intensivecareathome.com and call us on one of the numbers on the top of the website, or simply send me an email to [email protected].
And if you are at home already, and you have a loved one on a ventilator, and you have, for example, support workers or general registered nurses that are not trained to look after ventilated patients, you should contact us as well. We can help you with intensive care nurses instead. And if you’re looking for funding, please contact us as well. We can help you with all of it.
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Now, if you have a loved one in intensive care and you want to go home with our service intensive care at home and if you want to find out how to get funding for our service and how it all works, please contact us on one of the numbers on the top of our website, or send me an email to [email protected]. That’s Patrik, just with a K at the end.
Please also have a look at our case studies because there we highlight more about what we can do for clients, how clients can live at home with ventilation and tracheostomies and you can look at our case studies as well at our service section.
Intensive care at home Case studies
And if you are at home already and you need support for your critically ill loved one at home, and you have insufficient support or insufficient funding, please contact us as well. We can help you with all of that.
And if you are an intensive care nurse or a pediatric intensive care nurse with a minimum of two years, ICU or pediatric ICU experience, and you ideally have a critical care certificate, please contact us as well. Check out our career section on our website. We are currently hiring ICU and pediatric ICU nurses for clients in the Melbourne metropolitan area, Northern suburbs, Mornington Peninsula, Frankston area, South Gippsland, as well as Wollongong in New South Wales.
So we are also an NDIS, TAC (Victoria) and DVA (Department of Veteran affairs) approved community service provider in Australia. Also have a look at our range of full-service provisions.
Also, we have been part of the Royal Melbourne health accelerator program in the past for innovative healthcare companies.
Thank you for watching this video and thank you for tuning into this week’s blog.
This is Patrik from intensive care at home, and I’ll see you again next week in another update.