Our Nurse Services
Focused Health Care strongly believes in the benefit of community nursing, led by capable Nurses.
Our nursing team consists of a Nurse Practitioner and Registered Nurses, all of whom are fully qualified and experienced.
Our Nurse Practitioner Services
Nurse Practitioners are licensed practitioners who obtain graduate education at the Masters level and beyond to obtain national board certification.
Our Nurse Practitioner’s scope of practice is in Palliative Care, Aged Care and Terminal chronic conditions.
How Our Nurse Practitioner Assists Our Clients
The service our Nurse Practitioner offers includes:
- Diagnosing and treating a wide range of health conditions
- Designing and implementing therapeutic regimens
- Initiating referrals to other health professionals as required
- Ordering and interpreting pathology and radiology tests
- Prescribing medication or deprescribe
- Accessing the Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme
- Providing education and counselling clients
The benefits of having a Nurse Practitioner on our team
Our Nurse Practitioner provides support and advice for families and clients requiring palliative care.
She conducts home visits and provides symptom and pain management plans, with the focus on helping clients remain at home if that is their wish.
This service can be provided whether an illness is potentially curable, chronic or life-threatening and is appropriate for clients with non-cancer diagnoses as well.
She also works collaboratively with other health professionals and in conjunction with GPs, specialists or other nursing services to ensure continuity of care during this difficult phase.
Registered Nurse In-home Care Service
If you need experienced nursing care in your own home, then we’re here for you. Our capable and compassionate nurses provide a full range of services (round-the-clock if necessary), including: