Advantages of nursing the patient at home


  • Keeping the patient in a familiar environment reduces fear and anxiety and enables greater self-participation in their treatment.
  • The clients' daily routine is maintained enabling them to retain their power of choice with regard to food, clothing etc.
  • Keeping a loving family and home environment where lifestyle is not disrupted for the family and the client.
  • The nursing staff can be a great source of comfort and companionship.
  • Individualised, one on one nursing ensures that the client's every need is promptly attended to.
  • Constant mental and physical stimulation.
  • Caring for the client's home and personal environment.
  • Personal likes and dislikes of the client can be catered for.
  • Privacy and confidentiality are more easily maintained in the comfort of your own home.
  • All supporting services (hairdressers etc.) are more easily accommodated.
  • Recovery and rehabilitation are achieved quicker when the clients are happy and secure at home.
  • Home care can be more flexible to suit the client and family needs.
  • You never pay for more care than is necessary.
  • Home Nursing is a multi-disciplinary service incorporating other professionals (e.g. Doctors, Medical Aids, and Specialists etc. to enhance and facilitate recovery and client comfort.)
  • Reduces risk of infection.
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