If you, your child, or a loved one has undergone a gastrostomy or ostomy procedure, it is understandable if returning home and caring for the stoma (small opening) or ostomy on your own causes anxiety or dread. Depending on the circumstances, an ostomy or gastrostomy can be a short-term or long-term commitment that requires careful monitoring and hygiene to prevent infection or other complications. With the caring and qualified team at The Doctor’s Choice, you can rest assured that your medical needs will be expertly taken care of in the comfort of your own home for as long as you need.
To learn more about the specialized Home Health Services provided by The Doctor’s Choice and how we can help you or your loved one manage the unique challenges and concerns of living with a gastrostomy tube or ostomy pouch, please do not hesitate to contact us. We are more than happy to provide our expertise and insight.
In-Home Gastrostomy/Ostomy Care
Depending on the type and function of the gastronomy tube (G-tube) or ostomy system, our skilled registered nurses and in-home health aides can provide the following care services:
- Daily Cleaning and Maintenance of G-tube or Ostomy Site
- Monitor and Prevent Infections
- Prepare and Administer Feedings and Medication
- Perform Flushing to Clean Tubes
- Apply, Change, and Empty Pouch Systems
- Apply Clean Dressings
- Meal Planning
- Educate Patient and Family
- Coordinate with Physician and Family
In addition to medical care and hygiene, our registered nurses and in-home health aides understand that living with a G-tube or ostomy pouch can impact an individual’s self-image and quality of life. We work with patients who have undergone the following types of procedures and have thorough experience providing the necessary in-home assistance and care.
We strongly believe in fostering independence and teaching our patients to restore and maintain a positive outlook through genuine compassion and support. It is our goal to help each patient adapt to his/her needs and reach his/her goals with confidence regardless of the life’s changes or health challenges that may occur. Let us be there for you when you need it!
Get Reliable In-Home Care Today!
The registered nurses, experienced caregivers, and dedicated medical professionals at The Doctor’s Choice in Los Angeles are dedicated to providing comprehensive medical care, personal assistance, and support for gastronomy and ostomate patients and their families. With our guidance and help in the comfort of your own home, you and your loved ones can focus on regaining independence and maintaining a healthy, positive quality of life.
Call (855) 857-0797 any day of the week to set up a consultation. We look forward to discussing your specific care needs and how our exceptional team can help.
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