Home Instead Senior Care has partnered with C3 Nexus to enhance the lives of aging adults and their families in the Richmond, VA area. Together, Home Instead Senior Care and C3 Nexus provide a personal, coordinated approach to healthcare and in-home care.
Home Instead Senior Care gives families peace of mind through a variety of companionship, home helper and personal care services for aging loved ones. C3 Nexus is a values-based organization connecting patients, caregivers, and physicians through the use of high-technology and high-touch patient interaction. Through the new partnership between C3 Nexus and Home Instead Senior Care, seniors at risk for hospitalization (or readmission) will receive in-home concierge services from C3 Nexus nurses and doctors as well as in-home care from Home Instead CAREGivers. C3 Nexus uses a breakthrough technology that remotely monitors ECG, heart rate (variability and reliability), respiration rate and 3D accelerometry in real time, reducing the risk of hospitalization to 4%*. Home Instead's personal care aid-trained CAREGivers offer meal preparation and nutrition monitoring, light housekeeping and laundry, transportation for errands and doctor's appointments, medication reminders, assistance with bathing and dressing, safety supervision and activity/exercise encouragement, reducing the risk of hospitalization to 12.5%**.
The partnership between C3 Nexus and Home Instead Senior Care offers clients and their families high-tech and high-touch in-home care through six specific aspects of daily living: nurse concierge monitoring, BodyGuardian remote monitoring, cardiometabolic blood analysis, lifestat management system, care coordination portal and in-home companion and personal care.
C3 Nexus's clinically trainted RNs monitor clients and cooridinate targeted daily management to avert hospitalizations through face-to-face visits, social assessments, medication reconciliation and monitoring, nutrition reconciliation programs and customized fitness advice.
The small, non-invasive and FDA-cleared BodyGuardian device monitors ECG, heart rate, respiration rate, and 3D accelerometry to measure posture, position, movement and activity of the client. All such vitals are transmitted in real time to C3 Nexus' control center.
With lab testing that goes beyond the basic cholesterol level screening, C3 Nexus' team scans for lipoprotein particles and apolipoproteins, inflammation/oxidation, cardiac biomarkers, genetic dispotions, diabetes and prediabetes, and much more. This helps your C3 Nexus team of nurses and doctors proactively adress the specific health concerns that may affect your wellbeing.
The groundbreaking lifestat management system is monitored by clinitians to identify impending threats through up-to-the-minute ECG data, trend lines for vitals and intuitive red-yellow-green client status indication.
With the ability to track and analyze a client's vitals in real-time, C3 Nexus provides role-based care coordination that is tailored and contextually relevant to the client's physicians, family caregivers, case managers, EMTs, pharmacists, home health and palliative care teams.
Guided by the team of nurses and doctors at C3 Nexus, Home Instead Senior Care's CAREGivers will oversee and help manage the client's activities of daily life - ensuring proper nutrition and activity, reducing stress levels, providing transportation to doctor's appointments and assisting with the client's hygiene needs.
*According to the findings of a 2013 descriptive, cross-sectional observational study of adult patients (mean age 77.5 years; 57% female) who were hospitalized with acute decompensated heart failure and participated in a 30-day C3 Nexus pilot program.**According to the findings of a 2012 "hospital-to-home" pilot project, during which Henrico Doctors’ Hospital of Richmond, VA partnered with the local Home Instead Senior Care franchise office (“Home Instead”) providing in-home care services designed to reduce the hospital’s rate of readmissions for patients with congestive heart failure (CHF).