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nurse for the elderly

Bayan Gardens school
Khobar, Eastern, Saudi Arabia
6000 SR
April 07, 2021


Private duty nurses provide a variety of services to patients, including companionship and bathing. Private duty nurse can be licensed practical nurses, nursing assistant, and professional, registered nurses. The job description of these individuals depends greatly on the type of education in which they choose to pursue.

The services that private duty nurses provide include the following:

Diabetes care

Traumatic brain injury care

Medication and insulin administration

Wound care

Hospice care

Tube feedings

Tracheotomy care

Catastrophic injury care

Pulmonary injury care

Ventilator care

Spinal cord injury care

Seizure disorder care

Private care nurses also provide personal care services that include the following:

Monitoring medical status changes of patients

Cooking for patients

Cleaning for patients

Homemaking services

Providing various other daily living activities

Private duty nurses provide services to patients that need in-home monitoring, those who require adjustments to treatment regimens often, and patients with medical conditions that require frequent assessments and care plan changes.

Private duty nurses have several goals that include preventing medical complications that could result in facility placement, providing medically necessary nursing care to patients in their homes, providing care for patients transitioning to in-home care, and assessing, providing, and monitoring professional care for patients by the hour.