In Home Health Care - A Better Alternative than Nursing Home Care

by Health Now Health Care Services

Nowadays, more and more people are choosing home healthcare services rather than staying in a nursing home or other assisted living facilities. It is less stressful and the healing process is also faster within the confines of their own home. In-home healthcare constitute of various services available to those individuals who want to stay in their homes and might need an extra help if they are recovering from an illness, surgery, injury or are in the old age. It has also been proved that recovering at home is the best option for the patient’s physical and mental health as well.     

Home healthcare professionals can provide and assist in coordinating the type of care and therapies that the doctor has advised. Home healthcare professional caregivers include registered nurses, therapists and other licensed and certified medical caregivers who administer the skilled care required by the patient.

There are multiple reasons that make home healthcare a better option than nursing home facility:

Faster recovery

The recovery process from both the physical and psychological aspect becomes faster in the presence of the family and loves ones than in comparison to a nursing home. In a facility center be it hospital or nursing home, a patient may feel isolated and depressed which in turn may increase health issues. Also in home healthcare, there are no stringent rules such as the limited visiting hours or the number of visitors that can visit the patient.


There is a myth about home healthcare that it is not a cost-effective option and is only meant for the rich people. But that is not the case at all. It is quite an economical option as there are no room charges or doctor’s fees included and various other such expenses. A lot of health insurance providers also cover this type of care.

At par with hospital care

With the advancement in medical technology, most of the routine medical treatments and therapies that used to be available only to the patients admitted in hospital can now easily be provided in the confines of the patient’s home itself. Compact medical equipment have been developed that can be easily carried to the patient’s home for providing the effective treatment.

If you are looking for in-home health care services then you can contact HealthNow Home Healthcare for their professional care services in the comfort of your home. They are a well-renowned In Home Health San Francisco providers that deliver top-notch healthcare services that provide families with the peace of mind they need. Their trained and compassionate health care professionals are experts in delivering highest quality care. They bridge the gap between doctors, patients and family members to administer the right care for the patient at the right time. They ensure that your loved ones feel secure while receiving a wide range of caregiving solutions. Their homecare model is unmatched in entire San Francisco.

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