Health aide is the best kind of service that is provided to the patients or old people who need medical as well as moral support to cope with the ailment. When we think of health aid, the first thing that comes to mind is a well educated, experienced and helpful nurse (Male or female) as they are called the angels wearing white to take care of people suffering from any diseases. There are many reputed hospitals and even agencies that provide good and active health aid persons (nurse - male or female) on a daily, weekly or monthly rate for 8hour/10hour or 12 hours duty. The facilities like food, accommodation and other incentives need to be worked upon directly with the hospital, agency or the nurse.
The activities that they perform under their care are:
i) Visit the doctor along with the patient at all times.
ii) Keep track of all their medical reports and medical history like allergic to certain food, medicines, etc.
iii) Monitor Food intake and diet as per the requirement.
iv) Provide medicine and exercise on time.
v) Keep a schedule for every activity that promotes faster recovery.
vi) Take care of every activity of the patient like walking, bathing, cloth changing, exercise, stool, urine, changing the bed, etc.
vii) They monitor the BP, Sugar, Cholesterol if required according to the requirement.
vii) They keep friendly relations with the patient that helps them to relax and open-up which helps better improvement.
ix) They will help the patient as per the patient requirement like watching TV, listing to music, playing some games, surfing, etc.
x) They also provide accu-pressure and physiotherapy if required as per the requirement and wellness of the patient.
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