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How Nurseplus Care at home are Navigating Current Home Care Trends

In recent years, the landscape of healthcare has undergone significant transformations, and the home care industry is no exception.

National healthcare trends have had a direct impact on the way home care services are provided, making it crucial for providers like Nurseplus Care at home to stay informed and to have the ability to adapt to these changes.

We wanted to show how teams at Nurseplus Care at home work to align with the key home care trends that are shaping the way we deliver home care now and into the future. We’ll highlight how we’re always moving with the changes so we can meet the evolving needs of people seeking care in the comfort of their own homes.

The Rise of Home Care

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There have been many changes to affect the way care is being delivered and sought all over the country so, as the times change so too do the challenges faced by healthcare providers all over the sector.

Here we'll be taking a look at some of the main challenges being faced today by healthcare systems in the UK including:

    • an aging population

    • increased chronic conditions

    • a greater emphasis on personalised care

As a solution to these challenges, home care has become the preferred option for many individuals in need of care. It's clear to us that home care is certainly having a positive effect on patient outcomes, helping to reduce hospital readmissions, and enhancing healthcare efficiency in the UK as a whole.

Our network of homecarers are ready to assist people in their homes, to help support aging parents, to provide long-term complex care, or simply offer company for people who live alone.

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Key Trends Affecting Home Care

Let’s take a look at some of the key home care trends that are making a real difference in the ways we deliver care to our clients.

Telehealth Integration:

With advancements in technology, telehealth services has become a prominent feature in healthcare delivery. Home care agencies are incorporating telehealth solutions to monitor patients remotely, provide virtual consultations, and enhance communication between healthcare professionals and patients.

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Nurseplus Care at Home recognises the importance of telehealth developments and as a result, we developed our own service for our Care at home clients; Nurseplus Connect. Using Nurseplus Connect we can connect our clients with local health services, and other attending professionals, online or on the phone. Overall this helps us ensure better coordination and continuity of care.

We also utilise Care Circle, and App in line with Care Line Live, which connects families with our care services and allows them to remain updated on their loved ones care.

The Option for Live-in care:

Live-in care has gained recognition as a valuable and often preferable option for people looking for care, as opposed to residential or care home options. Live-in care involves a professional carer living with the person they care for providing personalised and continuous support whilst blending seamlessly into a person's life.

Here are just some of the reasons why Live-in care is fast becoming a more viable option in today's home care market and how Nurseplus Care at home can help support a Live-in care plan that works for you.

    Familiar Environment: We'll make it possible for the people you care for to remain in their own home. By keeping them in a familiar and comfortable environment, our Live-in care plans will help reduce any stress or disorientation that is often associated with moving to a care facility. Overall this will contribute to the overall well-being of the person being cared for.

    Affordability: While costs can vary, Live-in care can be a more cost-effective alternative to residential care. Pricing can vary and the structure of the costs will depend entirelly on the level of care required. Nurseplus Care at home will be able to assist you with navigating the costs of Live-in care and point you in the direction of some valuable serivces and resources to help.

    Local Authority Commissioning: We've seen more local authorities making recommendations for Live-in care in recent times which goes to show that there are measurable benefits of allowing individuals to age in place and receive care within their communities. Nurseplus Care at home are always in close communication with our local authorities to ensure we are avaialble to the people and families who need out services.

    Help with Hospital Discharges and Bed Blocking: Live-in care can play an important role in making hospital discharges smoother. By providing care and support at home we can help care for individuals who no longer require acute hospital care but still need support. Nurseplus Care at home can help reduce the challenges facing hospitals today by preventing bed blocking, by continuing the care they need in the comfort of their own homes.

    Flexibility and Independence: Live-in care will help families who are looking for flexible care as we will work to adapt a plan to suit the changing needs of the people we care for and their loved ones. Our Live-in carers will also work with the people they care for to encourage independence allwoing them to maintain control over their daily routine and lifestyle.

    Companionship: A cruical element of all homecare is companiosnship. Our Live-in carers will go beyond the practical aspects of care, and will provide a level of emotional support which is vital the mental well-being of the people they care for.

    Reduced Isolation: One of the leading causes of cognitive degeneration in lonely people is social isolation. In fact is has been proven that people who retain social contact are less likely to expereince cognitive decline. This is why Live-in care can be a great tool to combat the effects of social isolation by providing continuous companionship, our Live-in carers can reduce feelings of loneliness and the effects of social isolation.

Focus on Preventive Care:

National healthcare trends are beginning to show signs of a proactive approach with particular emphasis on preventive care. This kind of approach is proven to reduce healthcare costs and improve patient well-being which is great for home care providers.

Nurseplus Care at home works to ensure that the detailed care plans we create have a particular focus on preventive measures, such as health assessments, medication management, and lifestyle coaching. Our teams will support you and your loved ones by facilitating all the essential preventive care strategies into its services, which in turn promotes overall health and wellness for clients.

Personalised and Person-Centered Care Approach:

Individualised care plans are thankfully becoming a valuable tool in the homecare sector, it’s no longer a one-size-fits-all approach. These kinds of care plans are developed closely with clients and their loved ones and then tailored to the unique needs and preferences of each client.

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At Nurseplus Care at home, we have always been focused on providing personalised care. Our dedicated care teams will take people's cultural backgrounds and personal preferences into account as well as the social determinants of health with each individual we care for. It is our person-centered care approach to home care that helps us ensure our care plans are tailored to the specific needs of the client and the people we are supporting.

Collaboration with Healthcare Professionals:

Introducing home care into the broader healthcare system is becoming an increasingly popular choice. As home care providers, Nurseplus Care at home collaborates with hospitals, primary care physicians, and other healthcare professionals to ensure those we care for experience seamless transitions and receive comprehensive care. By actively collaborating with other healthcare partners, we can create a coordinated and integrated approach to patient care.

The Importance of Aligning with Home Care Trends

Nurseplus Care at home works to ensure the care we deliver remains ahead of national healthcare trends. Each of our dedicated home care teams ensure our home care services align with the evolving needs of people considering home care. By embracing developing technologies, focusing on preventive care, offering personalised services, and building strong relationships with other healthcare professionals, Nurseplus Care at home stand out as leaders in the home care industry.

Nurseplus Care at home will continue to remain committed to delivering high-quality, personalised care as well as keeping up with the ever-evolving landscape of home care delivery. By embracing innovation and working closely with other healthcare partners, Nurseplus Care at home will work to set a standard as a quality home care provider. We want to continue to play a crucial role in the future of home care delivery.

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Posted-on March 03, 2024 By Nurseplus Care at home