Hospital At Home
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Hospital At HomeA 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.
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.