Hospital At Home

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Hospital At Home

A popular term for acute treatment by health professionals—e.g., matron, a senior sister, senior nurses, a senior physiotherapist and a senior occupational therapist experienced in acute care in a hospital environment—in the patient’s home instead of hospital for a limited time period.

Care provided
Oxygen, nebuliser, inhaler, IV antibiotics, blood and INR monitoring, physiotherapy, occupational therapy, social care bridging or general monitoring.
 
Conditions for which HAH helps
COPD, asthma, pneumonia, heart failure, pulmonary embolism, deep vein thrombosis, cellulitis.
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