Brooklyn Heights – Brooklyn, New York

$500.00

Quadriplegia

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Description

About the Client:
We are a devoted and compassionate family committed to the well-being and quality of life of our beloved family member who is living with complete quadriplegia. Our primary focus is to provide a nurturing and supportive environment that addresses his complex care needs and enhances his overall comfort and dignity.

Project Overview:
We are seeking compassionate and experienced nurses to provide comprehensive care for our family member who has complete quadriplegia resulting from a spinal injury. This project entails a 6-month contract with the possibility of extension based on the evolving needs of his health and care requirements.

Responsibilities:

Provide attentive and specialized care tailored to the needs of a patient with quadriplegia.
Deliver respiratory care, including tracheostomy management and ventilator support if required.
Assist with all activities of daily living (ADLs) such as feeding, bathing, dressing, and grooming.
Manage bowel and bladder care routines to maintain health and comfort.
Implement comprehensive skin care routines to prevent pressure sores and other complications.
Monitor the patient’s overall health conditions and vital signs to ensure stability and well-being.
Collaborate closely with family members and other caregivers to maintain a cohesive and supportive care plan.
Requirements:

Certification as a registered nurse with a minimum of 3 years of relevant experience in spinal injury or quadriplegia care.
Proficiency in respiratory care, ADL support, and bowel and bladder management.
Strong understanding of quadriplegia-related health conditions and care processes.
Ability to work independently and as part of a team in a home environment, demonstrating flexibility and adaptability to the unique needs of the patient.
Excellent communication skills and a compassionate demeanor, fostering a supportive and collaborative relationship with the family and other caregivers.
Patient Case:

Quadriplegia

Patient: 40-year-old male

Condition: The patient has complete quadriplegia resulting from a spinal injury. He requires comprehensive and ongoing care to support his health and daily living.

Care Plan:

Respiratory Care: Provide respiratory support, including tracheostomy care and management of ventilators if necessary, to ensure proper breathing and prevent respiratory infections.
ADL Support: Assist with all activities of daily living, such as feeding, bathing, dressing, grooming, and transferring, to ensure the patient’s dignity and comfort.
Bowel and Bladder Management: Implement and manage routines for bowel and bladder care, including catheterization and bowel programs, to maintain health and prevent complications.
Skin Care: Conduct regular skin assessments and implement strategies to prevent pressure sores, including frequent position changes and the use of specialized cushions and mattresses.
Health Monitoring: Regularly monitor and record vital signs and health indicators to track the patient’s progress and adjust care plans as needed.
Emotional Support: Provide emotional and psychological support to the patient, promoting a positive outlook and motivation throughout the care process.
Family Collaboration: Work closely with family members to educate them on care techniques and involve them in the care process, ensuring a cohesive and supportive care environment.

 

Total Budget: $382,104.00