What is “doctor at home” service?
Health examinations are done by our doctors at patient’s home or at any environment preferred.
Health examinations at home are far from transportation issues, physical disabilities and hospital medium, so healthcare at home is comfortable for patient and /or patient’s care provider. Transport problems, physical inadequacies, hospital-related ailments make home service important.
Home doctor services provided by Gazi Home Health team include examination, examination, care, control and patient follow-up. General examination, maintenance and follow up can be provided by our doctors without going to a healthcare institute.
What are the Advantages of “Doctor at Home” Service?
“Doctor at Home” resolves some physical and mental question marks. Loss of time and effort for transportation and hospital procedures to deal with, diminishes. The patient accesses healthcare services in an environment where he/she knows and trusts and feels comfortable. So, he / she can express his/her complaints more easily and openly. The patient receives care in an environment where they feel safe. He / she is at ease with his complaints. An effective service is provided in people’s comfort areas. As the doctor focuses the patient more efficiently than in an outpatient clinic, the quality of examination and communication among doctor and patient increases. Observations and treatments are applied quickly.
“Doctor at Home” for Who?
People who do not prefer to go to hospital for several reasons mentioned above. Apart from that:
- Patients who are discharged from intensive care units
- Patients who have to be monitored postoperatively
- People having movement disabilities
- High risk people for infections
- Elderly patients <65 ages
- Immobile patients need routine healthcare
What is the Unique Point of “Doctor at Home” Service?
“Doctor at home” service provides holistic, result oriented, highly focused and tailor-made healthcare examination enhancing the treatment approaches and results. Bu hizmet sırasında doktor yoğun bir şekilde hastaya odaklanabilir. Can observe more efficiently. As a result of a better understanding of the need and the situation, effective solutions can be produced.
How to Proceed for “Doctor at Home” Service?
After your call a doctor from our team will be conveyed toward your place. After examination, treatment will be given and blood samples will be taken by our experienced nurse if necessary. Results of laboratory tests will be shared with patient or care giver.
Laboratory test results and general condition of patient will be evaluated by our doctors with the understanding of preventive medicine and diseases are tried to be prevented before they occur. Emerging medical conditions will be treated and managed as necessary to improve the quality of life of patients and family.
Specialists of “Doctor at Home” Service:
Geriatrics, cardiology, heart and vascular surgery, urology, neurology, neurosurgery, internal medicine, algology (pain management), dentistry, dermatology, chest disease specialist.
What is “Palliative Care”?
“Palliative care is a quality-of-life enhancing approach by early detection of physical, emotional and psychosocial problems, especially pain, and managing all these potential or current complaints arising from life-threatening conditions.”
What is the importance of Palliative Care?
Sometimes all the patient’s need is enhancement of quality of life instead of treatment of underlying disease. This approach may increase the mood and provide strong attachment to life and increase good relations among patient and family members.
What is the Aim of Palliative Care?
Palliative care aims to provide an active and high-quality life till the end of life.
“Palliative Care at Home” after discharge:
After the healthcare support done in the hospital for life threatening conditions if;
- …the complaints are under control,
- …the emergent problem is solved,
- …the invasive procedures that can be done in the hospital are performed without any complication (i.e tracheostomy, percutaneous endoscopic gastrostomy – PEG),
- …the patient and family demand to be discharged.
palliative care will be useful.
How does “Palliative Care at Home” Create Difference?
Patients with serious life-threatening conditions live longer but with more disabilities in recent years. “Palliative care at home” increases quality of life and prolongs life with a cost / effective way.
Our Gazi Home Health team, with its experienced staff, aims to make your patient’s difficult days easier and relieve the caregiver’s burden.
Chronic Disease Care at Home
In recent years number of people living with one or more chronic disease increases. 90% of people older than 65 years old have one or more chronic disease. Healthcare at home becomes more important in managing these diseases and treating this population.
“Gazi Healthcare at Home” team can support this patient population during whole process. Sustainability is a value in chronic disease. Healthcare at home services provides sustainable care for the population with chronic diseases.
Nutrition Support at Home
Placing nasogastric tube (known as feeding tube) is a medical procedure. Feeding tube is placed when patient cannot eat orally or can be fed orally but not adequately. Nasogastric tube provides nutritional support with a catheter placed through stomach via nasal cavity. Feeding tubes allow the patient to be cared for at home without having to be hospitalized. Nasogastric tube (catheter) can be placed by our experienced team at home.
Nasogastric tube is vital for patients who cannot eat orally or cannot swallow. Here are samples for these conditions:
1. Difficulty in Swallowing:
If patients have any difficulty in swallowing, feeding tube sends nutrient to stomach directly without need of swallowing.
2. Healing Period After Surgical Procedures:
In the postoperative period, patients may need to rest their stomach or intestines. After stomach operations feeding tube can be placed for sending nutrient to small intestines bypassing stomach.
3. Inadequate Nutrition:
Nutrient absorption problems, unconscious patients can be managed by feeding tubes. It can be used to provide nutrition to unconscious patients.
4. Mouth or Tongue Cancers :
Feeding probes can be used in cases of nutritional problems caused by chronic diseases and in cases where patients with jaw or tongue cancer cannot feed.
Nasogastric tube should be placed by an experienced healthcare professional due to a medical recommendation. The procedure is a part of “healthcare at home” service enhancing patients’ quality of life. Feeding catheters are customised and carefully managed according to the patient’s specific needs and medical condition.
In conclusion, feeding catheters are an important tool to meet the nutritional needs of patients and to maintain their health. Such medical interventions can improve patients’ quality of life and support the treatment process. After placing the feeding tubes, monitoring and controlling carefully by a healthcare professional is crucial.
Advantages of Nasogastric Catheter Placing at Home Service;
- Achieving healthcare in your own environment,
- Having tailor – made healthcare,
- Feeling comfortable about being at home, not hospital.
- Less lack of time,
- Having less risk of hospital originated infections,
- Patient privacy is at the highest level,
- Having high quality of life of patient and the family,
Our nutritional supports reach you at your home, and you can reach us for better feeding in your home’s comfort whenever you wish.