The best hospital is your own home

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Don't spend days recovering in hospital. At Home Hospital gives you the freedom to be cared for and rehabilitate in your own home environment.

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The best hospital is your own home

Don’t spend days recovering in hospital. At Home Hospital gives you the freedom to be cared for and rehabilitate in your own home environment.

Our team of registered Nurses and support workers together with professional network of physiotherapists and doctors ensures your journey to recovery will be all about you. We provide personalised, one-on-one attention. More than you would receive in a hospital, all with the oversight of your own treating doctor.

With an extensive range of treatments and services, we provide a hospital experience that comes to you. At Home Hospital offers a real alternative to hospital care – many of these services at no additional cost to you.

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How it works

Supported discharge services

Often you are medically ready to discharge from hospital, but remain in a bed waiting for medications or a specialist before you are able to leave. Sometimes you can be kept in hospital because you don’t have sufficient support at home.  Our Supported Discharge Services allow you to recover at home with absolute peace of mind and full professional support. Our discharge services are tailored to your needs and your doctor’s advice, and may include:

  • Private transport
  • Medication collection
  • Personal care
  • Domestic support
  • Meal preparation
  • Home nursing consultations
  • 24-hour in-home access to GP
  • Rehab and physio 

Home hospital

Home Hospital allows you to avoid a hospital admission with medical care, personal care and domestic support for up to 24 hours per day in the comfort of your own home.  This service may be the most comfortable and convenient option for those hospital procedures requiring continuous monitoring and observation, oxygen support, or IV antibiotics.  With Home Hospital you do not need to compromise on care just because you are comfortable at home. Services include:

  • 24 hour medical monitoring and access to doctors
  • Nurse and specialist in-home consults
  • Meal preparation
  • Domestic assistance
  • Medication administration

Hotel instead of hospital

Hotel instead of Hospital allows you to avoid a lengthy hospital admission with medical care, personal care and domestic support for up to 24 hours per day in the comfort of a 5 star city hotel room.  This service may be the most comfortable and convenient option for those requiring continuous medical support when far from home. With Hospital instead of Home, your partner or support person can share your accommodation, providing companionship and support.  Services include:

  • 24 hour medical monitoring and access to doctors
  • Nurse consults
  • Fully serviced hotel room
  • Medication administration

Home nursing consultancy

Do you need occasional or recurrent nursing visits at home? Our Nurse Consultancy service allows you to remain comfortable in your home while our Registered Nurses attend to your needs. Your nurse can assist you with:

  • Continence management and catheter care
  • Wound care, including pre-and post-surgery management
  • Ventilator and Tracheostomy Management
  • Medication Management and administration
  • Removal of drains, staples, sutures, plasters
  • Education and training

Digital Health Solutions

Integrated digital health monitoring and medical response services

Using the latest in technology our clients achieve integrated digital health support, monitoring and response services for their patients who require ongoing medical supervision.

Our clinically led care teams, experienced in the most current medical monitoring technology, develop personalised solutions tailored to meet your patients’ needs.

Diagnostics and monitoring

We can monitor and measure a wide range of patient health information using both wearable and non-wearable devices. From basic biometric information such as blood pressure, pulse and oxygen saturation, through to patient movement and GPS positioning information, our services are as comprehensive as you need.

We ensure the usability, safety, technical support needs, and required data captured  is the most relevant to meet your medical monitoring goals.

Telehealth

Doctors are available to patients 24/7 via a smart phone, tablet or computer, and appointments are available every 15 minutes. Patients can speak with one of our doctors in the privacy of their home, hotel or workplace any time of the day or night through our safe, confidential and secure portal. We can provide medical certificates, specialist referrals, pathology and imagery requests, and can organise pharmacy collection if required.

Telehealth provides patients with peace of mind by giving them 24/7 access to health and medical support staff at the touch of a button.

Ehealth

Secure, centralised and confidential electronic medical records, accessible to our care teams via smart phone, tablet and computer results in reliable continuity of care for patients wherever they are. Global access to medical records means well informed decisions can be made every time and is core to our team-based care approach.

A patient’s information is always safe and secure with the use of Australian Digital Health Agency (ADHA) approved ehealth software.

Monitoring and Response Solutions

Our experienced clinically led health teams provide protocol-driven 24/7 monitoring of diagnostics devices for managed client services. Where you have a patient that requires ongoing medical monitoring at home or in the workplace, our team ensures the data being received from the patient is properly managed and interpreted by experienced health professionals. Our care coordination team works in collaboration with the monitoring team to provide a scalable level of response, and escalation of care (as needed), for medically monitored patients as determined by their care plans.

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Frequently asked questions

“What if I have any complications?”

You’ll have 24/7 access to medical professionals and our experienced nurses can provide advice on the majority of issues. Our staff also have a direct line to both your treating specialist and your GP for added peace of mind. If for any reason re-admission to hospital is required we will arrange all aspects of your transition.

“How long can I receive these services?”

Typically you will receive At Home Hospital services for the same period as you would be provided for your recovery / rehabilitation in hospital. For example, following an orthopaedic procedure you may be expected to remain in hospital for five days. If you discharge on day two you can then remain with At Home Hospital for a further three days. Your treating specialist will make the decision on when you can discharge. This may mean that you are offered care and nursing in your home for additional days.

“What treatments qualify?”

At Home Hospital is available for all rehabilitation or recovery periods typically requiring a hospital stay. These range from recovery from orthopaedic surgery to maternity.

Please contact us on (08) 9381 3344 to discuss your procedure or speak to your treating specialist.

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