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Skilled Nursing

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By providing skilled nursing at home, FirstLight can treat issues must be handled by licensed nurses. 

Our licensed nurses deliver skilled nursing care in the comfort of the client’s own home. This higher level of care may help with symptom management, reduce health risks like infections, and avoid hospitalizations. 

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Services are provided by a Registered Nurse (RN) or other licensed staff member under the supervision of an RN. These are often complex care services that are needed to manage, restore, maintain, or promote health or rehabilitation, and may include:

  • Medication management, including reconciliation, set-up for an easy-to-follow regimen, coordination with ordering physicians and pharmacists, and administration when extra help is needed 
  • Diabetic care, including blood sugar testing 
  • Wound care and dressing changes 
  • Bowel and bladder programs 
  • Catheter and ostomy care 
  • Tube, line and drain care 
  • Oxygen assistance or breathing treatments 
  • Care management 

Exact services may vary by location.
Please contact your local FirstLight office to discuss which services are available.

Frequently Asked Questions

What is skilled nursing care?

How is skilled nursing different than other services?

Who pays for skilled nursing assistance?

What types of clients tend to benefit most from skilled nursing at home services?

How does skilled nursing at home differ from care at a senior facility?

Can an in-home nurse be provided alongside other home care services?

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