Adult Private Duty Nursing is a type of care we design to meet the needs of individuals who require specialized medical attention but prefer to receive it in a familiar and comfortable environment, their home. It is an alternative to hospitalization for individuals with chronic conditions, disabilities, or those recovering from surgeries or illnesses.
Our Private Duty Nurses are licensed healthcare professionals with extensive training and experience in providing many medical services. They work one-on-one with clients, offering personalized and compassionate care tailored to meet the individual’s specific needs.
Private Duty Nursing (PDN)
American Care Partners’ (ACP) skilled nursing services enable clients with complex medical conditions to receive the specialized care they need right in the comfort of their own homes.
Our experienced, licensed nurses are available 24/7 on a per-hour or per-visit basis.
We work closely with our clients’ physicians and other health care providers to ensure the highest quality of care is delivered, as well as to meet the physical and emotional needs of the clients we serve.
Benefits of choosing ACP’s skilled nursing services over facility-based care include:
- An enhanced level of comfort for the client
- Consistent one-on-one care and attention
- Increased quality of life for clients and their families
- Decreased risk of infection
- Avoids Hospital/facility Readmissions
- Less costly than facility-based care
Our skilled clinicians can safely provide an array of medical interventions in the home setting, including:
- In Home Ventilator care
- Medication management
- Complex case management
- Pain and disability management
- IV / Infusion therapies
- Injections / Medication Administration
- Post-operative care
- Palliative care
- Gastrostomy care / feeds
- Wound care
- Patient education
- Chronic disease management
Some of the conditions for which we provide care include:
- Catastrophic / Traumatic Injury
- Ventilator / Airway management
- Medical / Surgical Diagnoses
- Respiratory diseases / disorders
- ALS (Lou Gehrig’s disease)
- Multiple Sclerosis
- Quadriplegia / Paraplegia
- Mid- to end-stage Parkinson’s / Dementia / Cancer
- Neurological disorders
- Cardiac abnormalities
- Endocrine diseases / disorders
- Traumatic brain injuries
- Orthopedic injuries
Private Duty Nursing (PDN) allows Patients with Complex medical conditions to receive quality, skilled nursing care in the comfort of their home: a setting preferred by most patients and their families. Private duty nurses generally treat patients who need long-term care, provide customized medical care, and assist with daily activities. Studies show it is less expensive than a facility stay, costing up to half as much as a single hospital day. PDN is a covered benefit of most insurances including Virginia Medicaid, Private Insurances or Private fund.
All of our RNs, LPNs and LVNs are fully screened and credentialed, and have experience providing care for patients with a variety of ailments. Our team can help managing complex medical needs at home.
- Ventilator and tracheostomy care
- G-tube care or NG tube and management
- Diabetes management
- Seizure management
- Oxygen management
- TPN infusion
- Administering medications and therapies
In-Home Care Services for Patients on Ventilator in Northern Virginia
To serve the complex needs of our patients in Washington D.C, Specialty Home Health Care In-Home Ventilator Support Program brings a coordinated unique multidisciplinary approach to patient care, drawing from the expertise of specialists that includes: physicians, respiratory therapists, In-Home Care nurses, dietitians, social workers, physical therapists, occupational therapists, speech pathologists and Durable medical equipment experts.
Our Pediatric and adult In-Home Ventilator Program provides advanced on-going management to ventilator-assisted patients, including the options of both non-invasive ventilation (via a face or nose mask) and invasive ventilation (via a tracheostomy tube). We also supply Spirometry to track patient status, and provide family education and long-term care coordination.
We specialize in the management of the following medical diagnoses:
- Restrictive Lung Disease – Restrictive lung disease is characterized by reduced lung volume. A patient’s rib cage cannot expand sufficiently to support oxygen needs (cerebral palsy, scoliosis, liver disease).
- Respiratory Insufficiency – Respiratory insufficiency is a disorder in which a patient cannot exert the proper respiratory effort to breathe (conditions of muscular weakness due to various neurological disorders and Brain/spinal cord injuries).
- Hypoventilation – Hypoventilation is condition characterized by breathing that is too weak or slow to meet the needs of the body. A patient breathes too shallow to support their basic oxygen needs.
- Obstructive Sleep Apnea – Obstructive Sleep apnea is a condition characterized by episodes of stopped breathing during sleep.
- Malacia – Malacia is a disorder that is characterized by a softening in one, two, or three parts of the airway (voice box, windpipe, breathing tubes). Patients with a soft, floppy trachea need a ventilator to hold it open.
- Lung Disease – Lung disease is any disease or disorder wherein lung function is impaired.
Contact us today to learn more about Specialty Home Health Care services that are available for people with Chronic Respiratory Insufficiency/failure and on Home Ventilator.
In-Home Care for Individuals with Spinal Cord and Brain Injury
Acquiring or sustaining a brain or spinal cord injury can be devastating to an individual, their family, and loved ones. When these types of injuries occur, it can change everything about us and the way we live our lives dramatically. These changes can be temporary or permanent and may cause impairment or a complete inability to perform and function.
These injuries are complex and vary greatly from person to person. For many, returning to their previous lifestyle may no longer be possible. Patients living with Brain or Spinal Cord Injury feel more in control of their environment, comfortable, and secure when they are able to receive compassionate and dependable home care in their homes.
If you or a loved one is faced with a longer-term disability as a result of a brain or spinal cord injury, you understand the challenges of everyday living. Household tasks that were once simple become challenging and daily living requires significant assistance. Specialty Home Health Care In-Homecare Services can help.
Specialty Home Health Care highly skilled In-home care nurses and medical professionals have the training, education, and expertise to effectively treat even the most complex brain and spinal cord injury patients.
We provide a continuum of In-Home Care that encompasses:
- Spinal Cord Injuries
- Brain Injuries
- Multiple Trauma
- Feeding tube management
- Bowel and Bladder Programs
- Private duty Nursing ( LPNs and RNs)
- Wound Care/Wound VAC
- Monitoring Skin Integrity
- Reinforcement of Therapy Goals/Interventions
- Education of Patient and Family on complex Medication and Disease Process
- Ability to Serve In-Home Ventilator Dependent clients
Specialty Home Health Care` highly skilled In-Home Caregivers will provide immediate and effective nursing care that is designed to meet the patient’s specific needs and address the functional limitations experienced by individuals that have sustained a traumatic injury. Our team of professionals will work with patients and their families to set and reach the physical, mental, and emotional goals that provide the foundation for an independent life.
For more information on our Specialty services, contact Specialty Home Health Care In-Homecare Services today.
If you or a loved one is in need of medical care and would prefer to receive it in the comfort of your own home, consider our Adult Private Duty Nursing. Our personalized and compassionate approach to care provides a safe and effective alternative to hospitalization and can help you or your loved one achieve a successful recovery.
To learn more about our team and the services we offer, please don’t hesitate to contact us. We are here to help you and your loved ones get the care and support you need.