"We Treat your loved ones like our own"

In Home Quality Services We Provide:

LPN

Care Aide

House Keeper

Companion

Car Escort

Respite Care

Overnight Care

Palliative

Medic Alert

Description and Job duties list of a Licensed Practical Nurse:

 

Being a Licensed Practical Nurse is a profession that appeals to individuals who like a fast-paced job with a variety of responsibilities that vary from moment to moment. Being a LPN means being a positive presence in the lives of sick and injured, giving them safe and competent care. There is a wide range of duties that can be provided by an LPN. LPNs are knowledgeable, and are able to answer patients’ questions concerning health needs. The exact nature of a LPN’s duties depend on the environment of the specific job.

 

LPNs are health care professionals. LPNS are trained to encounter clients at all stages of life. Dealing with multiple diagnoses. LPNs provide nursing services ranging from health promotion, to acute care, to long-term and palliative care.

 

Some of our LPN duties include but not limited to:

  • Giving medication as prescribed by a physician
  • Taking vital signs, such as blood pressure, temperature, and weight, Height, oxygen reading
  • Making educated decisions upon care needs, and current status of health.
  • Tube feeding and flushing
  • Colostomy bag change- including the flange
  • Exercises strengthening and supporting all range of motion.
  • Wound care including cleaning and bandaging injured areas
  • Giving injections of medication
  • Verifying patients are taking the correct dosages/types of medications
  • Making care plans to clients needs ( 3 month updates or as clients status changes.)
  • Entering information into appropriate systems, to assure accuracy.
  • Ensuring clients and their approved family members understand diagnosis/care needs
  • Supervising Care Aides, Certified assistants and more
  • Assigning and delegating duties to non-licensed nursing staff
  • Monitoring fluid and food intake and output
  • Transferring patients safely
  • Perform ongoing Assessments of patients’ reactions to medications
  • Perform ongoing Assessments patients' mental health
  • Performing ongoing assessments of the client(s)physical health
  • Providing emotional/mental support
  • Perform Catheterization as per doctors orders
  • Assisting with daily needs such as bathing, dressing, Feeding
  • Observation of patients' skin for breakdown leading to potential bed sores
  • Scheduling appointments
  • Keeping medical records current/ Interviewing patients and recording their medical history
  • Writing prescriptions at a physician's request
  • Planning and managing patient care according to each patient’s needs
  • Admitting new Clients into care.
  • Remaining on-call for patients who have healthcare emergencies
  • Palliative (end of life care)

 

**All LPN’s are responsible for keeping their licenses and knowledge up to date. iNurses Keeps up to date record of these files. All LPNs are required to attend in-services provided by their company or health regulatory. **

 

Description and Job Duties of a Health Care Assistant

 

Health care assistants (HCAs) previously known as a Care Assistant, take pride in giving the basic care of patients under the direction of a nurse or provided health care professional. HCAs typically work in a variety of settings/atmospheres long-term care facilities, group homes, home support and community care.

 

HCAs may perform some or all of the following duties:

 

  • Take basic vital signs, and report to nurse.
  • Give basic personal care under the direction of a nurse
  • Monitor patient status and report  any changes to supervisors
  • Collect specimens for sampling
  • Provide assistance in patients' daily activities, such as bathing, dressing, grooming and eating
  • Change Colostomy bag, not including the flange.
  • Transfer clients
  • Supervise/Assist patients' exercise routines
  • Maintain an inventory of supplies
  • Engage Clients in meaningful conversation/games/activities
  • Do various tasks, such as assisting with set up and maintenance of traction equipment, cleaning or sterilizing equipment, and maintaining and repairing equipment
  • Transport ( using a provided vehicle ) to appointments
  • Recording Ins and outs of fluids and meals.
  • Report to Nurse at end of shift, completing appropriate documentation.
  • Teach Client/approved family member of proper care needs, safety and cleanliness
  • Collaborate with co-workers to provide safe and competent care.
  • Ongoing safety assessment
  • Follow care plan set out by nurse.
  • May reminds client to take self-administered medications.

 

** All HCA’s are required to be registered. All are required to have up to date education. iNurses Keeps up to date record of these files. HCA’s are required to attend in-services to keep their knowledge up to date and current. These maybe provided by their health regulatory or there company they are employed by. ***

 

Description and Job Duties of a Housekeeper:

 

Duties will vary according to the environment and needs of the client.  A house keepers main goal is to maintain a clean, sanitary, comfortable and tidy environment the client. House Keepers must continually use their eye for detail, use effective time management, have keen organization skills, and uphold honesty and high energy.

 

House Keepers may perform some or all of the following duties:

 

  • Wash, Sweep and wax floors
  • Vacuum carpets, and rugs
  • Dust and polish furniture
  • Clean/Polish fixtures
  • Empty and clean trash containers
  • Dispose of trash in a sanitary manner
  • Clean mirrors, tubs and showers.
  • Clean glass surfaces, leaving no marks
  • Make up beds and change linens as required
  • Tidy up rooms
  • Clean Windows
  • Wash/Dry/ Fold/Put away Laundry ( may include ironing )
  • Maintain all cleaning equipment and materials in a safe and sanitary working condition
  • Monitor and report necessary domestic repairs and replacements
  • Check and purchase groceries and household supplies to maintain adequate levels
  • Maintain record of related expenditure
  • Care for household pets
  • Wash dishes and clean kitchen according to agreed hygiene standards
  • Run errands for employer
  • Answer telephone and take messages
  • Check and purchase groceries and household supplies to maintain adequate levels
  • Maintain record of related expenditure
  • Care for household pets
  • Wash dishes and clean kitchen according to agreed hygiene standards
  • Clean appliances
  • Assist with meal preparation, serving and clean up
  • Run errands for employer
  • Answer telephone and take messages
  • Maintain all assigned areas in a clean and sanitary condition
  • listen and respond to resident's queries and requests
  • ensure adequate stock of cleaning supplies

 

** Please note all Housekeepers are bonded, Have first aide, and serving it right **

 

 

 

Description and Job Duties of a Companion

 

A Companion provides companionship to those individuals requiring socialization and/or minimal help to assure quality of life, and safety.  iNurses companions are extremely personable and completely bondable. We offer safe and secure company for your loved one.

 

Companions may perform some or all of the following duties:

 

  • Provide companionship by reading, conversation, listening, and playing games
  • Participates in recreational activities and hobbies for social and sensory stimulation.
  • Assists patient/client in completing necessary phone calls, letter writing, and simple errands
  • Transports or chaperons client on walks, doctor’s office, bank, etc.
  • Reminds client to take self-administered medications.
  • Informs Nurse or Manager of any changes in their clients well being ( health status)
  • Provides emotional support and promotes a sense of well-being.
  • May do light housekeeping.
  • May prepare light snack or meal throughout day.
  • Remind/Encourage Client to eat without assistance.

 

** Please note that iNurses employees Companions who have First aide, and Food safe, with valid driver’s licenses. **

 

 

 

 

Escort With Your Car

 

We also offer transportation services for elderly and  persons with disabilities; transportation to appointments,  shopping and errands. We can drop off and return or stay and assist,  either way,  we’re  here to help.

 

All our drivers are Class 5 drivers with more than 8 years experience driving behind the wheel.  We take your car and drive you to your appointment and wait till you need to be driven home or to your next appointment or task.

 

 

 

 

Respite Care

 

Our services include a qualified care giver to come into your home or take your loved one out to give you time for a rest.  We will keep your loved one safe and entertained, giving you the opportunity to run errands or go out for that lovely dinner you have been planning.

 

 

 

 

 

Overnight Care (by Licensed LPN only)

 

  • Including full medical assessments by fully certified LPNs
  • Medication reminders and dispensing
  • Wound care- Dressing a wound or/changing the wounds dressing
  • Assisting to with night time ADLS
  • Assisting in night time trips to the bathroom
  • Redirect night time wandering
  • Make light snack for hunger throughout the night
  • Help with morning ADLS with breakfast.

 

 

 

 

 

Palliative (end of life care)

 

  • Tube feeding and flushing
  • Checks every hour
  • Medication administration hourly/as needed.
  • Repositioning every 1-2 hours
  • Support for loved ones
  • Bed Baths and Changing of clothing
  • Reports to loved ones

 

 

 

 

 

Description and Job Duties of a Medical Alert attendant.

 

A Medical Alert attendant provides quick response to the client who is in need or in danger. Arriving at the location of which the client is at in record time. Giving families and clients sense of security that someone is always there when needed. iNurses companions are extremely personable and completely bondable. We offer safe and secure help for your loved one.

 

Medical Alert attendant may perform some or all of the following duties:

 

  • Pick up emergency phone calls around the clock
  • Arrive to the scene in record time
  • Assess scene for potential dangers for client
  • Call 911 if necessary and accompany client to the hospital until family arrive
  • Give Emergency all details, information on Client as requested.
  • Assess the situation, clients status
  • First aide if needed
  • Help up off the floor if fallen
  • Stay with client until they feel safe.
  • Inform emergency contact of situation and the findings.
  • Report to Manager of client’s status and collaborate if client may need to stay at home, hospital or go to the doctors.
  • Document appropriate data.

 

** Please note that iNurse employees Medical Alert Attendants who have First aide, and Food safe, with valid driver’s licenses. **

 

 

 

 

 

Contact Information

Phone:  604-762-6681

Email:  inurse4you@outlook.com

 

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