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Nurse Directed Home Care

Many families feel overwhelmed by care responsibilities when a loved one becomes unable to perform routine tasks. Managing this level of care requires time and specialized training – exactly what our Care Professionals offer.

Please contact your local Home Instead® franchise office to review which services are permitted and available in your area.
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Confident Highly Personalized Care

Our specially trained Care Pros can make life easier by providing highly personalized care for common health conditions that affect families, such as dementia, diabetes, Parkinson’s disease, heart failure, COPD, depression, arthritis and more. Nurse directed home care are services performed or delegated by a nurse and may include:

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Medication Administration

  • Administer medications by placing medication in a senior’s mouth if he or she is unable to do so.
  • Administer oral, topical, inhaled medications, ear and eye drops

Vital Sign Tracking and Interpreting

  • Take a client’s blood pressure with a digital blood pressure monitor and respond to thresholds.
  • Take temperature and respond to thresholds.

Wound Care Support

  • Provide bathing assistance when a client has a wound or dressing.

Foot and Nail Care

  • Apply cream or lotion to a client’s feet.

Catheter Care

  • Emptying a catheter drainage bag.
  • Change catheter drainage bag.
  • Empty ostomy/ostomies.

Oxygen Therapy

  • Adjust a flowmeter to the prescribed setting.
  • Assist in applying nasal cannula or mask
  • Monitor the oxygen saturation levels.


  • Assistance with a sit-to-stand device.
  • Assistance with modified diets.

Home Care Made Just For You

We know families looking for care have many things to consider and want to make the right decision. Our free no-obligation Care Consultation can help you decide the best senior care option for your family.
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