An aged care nurse can help you manage a health condition at home, in a clinic or another location such as a hospital.
Examples of nursing care services include:
- checking aspects of your health such as your blood pressure
- treatments such as changing wound dressings or catheter care
- managing your continence
- managing your medicines.
Nursing care services can help you stay at home longer.
The Australian Government subsidises a range of aged care services in Australia. Although it is expected that you will contribute to the cost of your care if you can afford to do so for more information visit cost for home care services.
To read the full article please visit: http://www.myagedcare.gov.au/help-home/nursing-care and http://www.myagedcare.gov.au/