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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, including home TPN.
In last week’s blog, I talked about,
PETER CASE STUDY – A YOUNG MAN ON A VENTILATOR PASSED AWAY AT HOME AS NDIS (NATIONAL DISABILITY INSURANCE SCHEME) DENIED HIM ICU NURSES, 24 HOURS A DAY!
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
Husband in ICU with Myotonic Dystrophy, Ventilated with Tracheostomy & is on Dialysis. Can He Go 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 tracheostomies. And where we also provide tailor-made solutions for hospitals and intensive care units to save money whilst providing quality care.
I have a question from a reader who says, “My 47-year old husband is in ICU with muscular dystrophy. He’s been on BiPAP at home, but he now got admitted into ICU with a collapsed lung/pneumonia and he had difficulties coming off the ventilator after he had a breathing tube. So, he ended up with a tracheostomy. As part of his 5-month ICU stay, he also ended up in kidney failure and he’s now needing dialysis three times a day. Can Intensive Care at Home help with getting my husband home? We are in Sydney, Australia.”
So that’s a great question. Yes, we are able to take your husband home, especially now with NDIS (National Disability Insurance Scheme) funding you should contact us at intensivecareathome.com, call us on our Australian number, and then we can map out the next steps.
But to look at the practicalities, your husband, in order to leave ICU needs Intensive Care nurses 24-hours a day. And this is certainly something that we can provide here at Intensive Care at Home and including the dialysis. So, next step really is for you to contact us so we can help you with the funding for the NDIS and also set up the home and the home care nursing. Create a team and get your husband home safely. I’m sure he would be pretty depressed after five months in ICU and you should reach out as quickly as possible. So I hope that helps.
If you have a loved one in intensive care, especially on ventilation, tracheostomy, but also if you are needing Home TPN, if you are looking for non-invasive ventilation such as BiPAP, CPAP, we can help with that as well with 24-hour intensive care nursing instead of intensive care. Go to intensivecareathome.com. Call us on one of the numbers on the top of our website, or send us an email to [email protected].
Now also have a look at our membership for families in intensive care at intensivecaresupport.org.
If you need a medical record review for your loved one or for yourself in intensive care or after intensive care, please contact us as well and we can help you with a medical record review.
Also, subscribe to my YouTube channel for regular updates for Intensive Care at Home and Intensive Care Hotline for families in intensive care.
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This is Patrik Hutzel from Intensivecareathome.com, and I will talk to you in a few days.
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, Sunbury, Bendigo, Mornington Peninsula, Bittern, Patterson Lakes, Frankston area, South Gippsland, Drouin, Warragul, Trida, Trafalgar and Moe 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.
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.