At Select Home Care Portland, we believe that a holistic approach to care is fundamental in addressing the unique needs and challenges of our clients with advanced diagnoses. Our team of experienced healthcare professionals is dedicated to providing comprehensive support.
We recognize that our client’s needs may change over time, and we are committed to continuously evaluating and adapting our care plans to ensure they remain aligned with your evolving needs. Regular assessments and open communication with clients, families, and healthcare providers enable us to make necessary adjustments and provide the most effective care possible.
By acting as a liaison between you and your primary care physician (PCP), we facilitate seamless communication and collaboration regarding medication administration.
Our medication management services include:
- Expert Oversight: Our registered nurse (RN) has the knowledge and expertise to oversee your medications effectively, ensuring you receive the right dosage at the appropriate times.
- Coordination with Primary Care Physician: We maintain open lines of communication with your PCP to discuss any medication-related concerns and coordinate adjustments as needed.
- Medication Education: Our team provides guidance on the proper use of medications, possible side effects, and potential interactions, empowering you to make informed decisions about your health.
- Adherence Support: We offer assistance in organizing your medications, establishing routines, and using medication reminder systems to promote consistent adherence.
- Automated Device Recommendations: Based on your specific needs, we suggest appropriate automated devices, such as pill dispensers or medication reminders, to support your medication management outside our service hours.
We prioritize your safety by ensuring that you receive the correct medication, in the right dosage and form, at the appropriate time. We meticulously document, track, and manage your medications, including narcotics for patients on hospice care or those requiring more aggressive pain management.
Our medication administration services include:
- Non-injectable Administration: Our caregivers are proficient in administering non-injectable medications, adhering to the highest standards of safety and accuracy.
- Medication Documentation: We meticulously document each administered medication, noting the date, time, dosage, and any relevant observations.
- Tracking and Reordering: We closely monitor your medication supply and promptly alert you or your designated family member when it is time to reorder or refill prescriptions.
- Narcotic Management: Our experienced team is adept at handling and administering narcotics for patients in hospice care or those with advanced pain management needs.
- Patient Safety and Compliance: We prioritize patient safety and compliance by verifying the medication, dosage, and timing before each administration, reducing the risk of errors or adverse reactions.
With expertise in various aspects of care, including light wound care, catheter care, and medication administration, our RNs can delegate tasks to caregivers as deemed appropriate.
Key aspects of our nursing services include:
- Expert Care for Diverse Needs: Our registered nurses possess extensive experience in addressing various care needs, such as light wound care, catheter care, and medication administration.
- Delegation to Caregivers: At their discretion, our RNs can delegate certain tasks to caregivers, ensuring that you receive consistent, high-quality care at all times.
- Personalized Care Consultation: We engage in open discussions with you during the care setup process to determine the most appropriate level of nursing support based on your unique needs.
- Self-Direct Tool for Medication Reminders: Our user-friendly self-direct tool simplifies the process of managing standard medication reminders, allowing you to maintain independence and control over your care.
- Seamless Collaboration: Our team of RNs and caregivers coordinates to deliver the highest standard of care, fostering clear communication and collaboration in meeting your individual care goals.
Our Hospice Assist program is dedicated to providing compassionate, 24/7 round-the-clock care for our most vulnerable clients during their greatest time of need.
Our hospice care assist services include:
- 24/7 Round-the-Clock Care: Our dedicated care teams provide continuous support, ensuring that your loved one is comfortable and pain-free at all times.
- Seamless Shift Handovers: Our care professionals maintain clear communication to pass essential information between shifts, ensuring consistent and uninterrupted care.
- Family Support: We understand the importance of quality time for family members and strive to create a supportive environment that allows loved ones to focus on emotional connections, rather than caregiving responsibilities.
- Expertise in Hospice and Palliative Care: With over 13 years of experience working with hospice agencies in the greater Portland area, we are well-versed in hospice and palliative care processes, as well as the intricacies of Medicare, long-term care insurance, and related services.
- Comprehensive Care Services: Our compassionate care team provides a wide range of services, including respite care, support for bed-bound clients, sponge baths, toileting assistance, and more, to ensure the most pleasant experience possible during this challenging time.
With expertise in a variety of nursing procedures, such as wound care dressing application, care for minor cuts, and aftercare for skin cancer removal, our RNs ensure that clients receive the highest quality of care in a safe and efficient manner.
Our nurse delegation services include:
- Expert Oversight: Our registered nurses provide supervision and guidance to the care team, ensuring that all delegated tasks are carried out safely and effectively.
- Delegation of Tasks: Our RNs delegate specific care tasks to caregivers based on their skill sets and the unique needs of each client, promoting efficient and personalized care.
- Wound Care: Our RN is well-versed in wound care dressing application and changes for small wounds or cuts, ensuring proper healing and minimizing the risk of infection.
- Skin Cancer Removal Aftercare: Our care team provides expert aftercare following skin cancer removal procedures, promoting optimal recovery.
- Continuous Monitoring and Adaptation: Our nursing professionals closely monitor the progress and outcomes of delegated tasks, making adjustments as needed to ensure the highest standard of care is maintained.
Our professional and compassionate nursing team is dedicated to providing valuable guidance and assistance with care management and specialized services.
Our nurse consult services include:
- Expert Sounding Board: Our registered nurses are available to offer advice, support, and guidance for any care-related questions or concerns you may have.
- Care Management Assistance: Our nursing team can help with care management, ensuring that all aspects of your care are coordinated and tailored to your specific needs.
- Specialized Services Support: Our experienced nurses can provide assistance and recommendations regarding specialized care services, helping you make informed decisions about your health and well-being.
- Knowledgeable Office Staff: With an impressive average tenure of 9.75 years and prior medical experience, our office staff at Select Home Care Portland is well-equipped to address your questions and concerns.
- Comprehensive Care Approach: Our team of nurses, caregivers, and office staff work collaboratively to provide a seamless and personalized care experience.
Select Home Care Portland is dedicated to providing exceptional in-home care services that cater to a wide range of needs, including complex care, medication management, nursing services, hospice assistance, nurse delegation, and nurse consultations.
Our team of professional caregivers, registered nurses, and experienced office staff work together to create a seamless, personalized care experience that prioritizes your comfort, well-being, and independence.
By offering expert guidance, support, and collaboration, we are committed to helping clients and their families navigate the challenges of healthcare with confidence and peace of mind.