Hire a Nurse for Home Care After the Hospital
Recover at home with post-hospital care from a private nurse.
Transitional Care from Hospital to Home
If you or a loved one has recently experienced a major injury, illness, or health event that resulted in a hospital stay, planning your recovery is an important part of the discharge process.
Discharging from the hospital can be a hectic time. Patients and their families are bombarded with so much information that it can be difficult to take it all in. At the end of a hospital stay, you may not know what next steps to take.
NurseRegistry can ensure a successful recovery after a scheduled surgery or extended hospital stay. Our nurses can help during this difficult transition home by providing patient and caregiver education, pain management, medication management, surgical site care and monitoring, case management, and other services to ensure the comfort of you or a loved one.
No one wants to return to the hospital, yet hospital readmissions currently affect 20 percent of patients within the first 30 days after discharge. A private nurse from NurseRegistry provides personalized care to reduce the risk of hospital readmission and ensure a smooth transition from hospital to home.
Post-hospital services include:
- Medication management and administration
- Pain and symptom management
- Surgical site monitoring
- Wound care, including dressing changes
- Patient, family and caregiver education
- Instructions on new medical devices and equipment
- Case management
- Other services that may improve overall comfort of client
Hundreds of families count on us to find dependable, reliable nurses.
Your Guide to Hospital Discharge
We have helped hundreds of families successfully prepare for discharge. Download our free guide to learn more about the hospital discharge process.
Frequently Asked Questions
What are the benefits of post-hospital home care?
In-home private nurses can assist in ensuring that the client is properly cared for in the comfort of their own home after their hospital stay, with personalized, one-on-one attention.
How much does post-hospital home care cost?
The cost of hiring a private nurse is determined by the type of assistance you need and the total hours of care. It will also depend on the nurse’s licensure, experience, and training.
How soon after my hospital stay can a nurse be available?
A nurse can be available at any point the client needs after their hospital stay. Most commonly, a nurse can be present at the clients home or place of recovery when they arrive. Nurses are also available to meet the client at the hospital, should they need assistance on the journey home.
Do I need a doctor’s authorization?
Yes, a doctor’s order is required for any nursing intervention that the nurse will perform. Nurse assessments do not require a doctor’s authorization; however, any form of treatment will require a doctor’s order.
Are your nurses insured?
Yes. Each and every one of our nurses is licensed and insured. In addition, to help ensure the safety and well-being of our clients, we perform a criminal history background check on all of our nurses. To learn more about the requirements for our nurses, click here.