Leduc (Change Location)

Nurse Directed Home Care in Leduc, AB

Don't let medication management become a constant worry. Our nurses and care professionals are medication experts, providing safe and reliable support. Their specialized training gives you peace of mind, knowing your loved one receives the right medication at the right time.

Home Instead Caregiver checks blood pressure of senior woman at home

Confident Highly Personalized Care

Our dedicated Care Professionals, who undergo specialized training guided by our experienced nurses, strive to enhance the quality of life by delivering highly individualized care for prevalent health conditions affecting families. These conditions encompass dementia, diabetes, Parkinson’s disease, heart failure, COPD, depression, arthritis, and more. Our comprehensive nurse-directed care services may encompass:

Medication Management and Administration

  • Ensure the safe administration of medication by assisting your loved one in taking prescribed medications, including placing them in the mouth if needed.
  • Prepare medications by crushing or splitting them, and accurately measure oral liquid dosages as per prescription.
  • Assist in organizing and scheduling medications to ensure timely doses.

Vital Signs

  • Take and record vital signs, including temperature, pulse, respiratory rate, and blood pressure.
  • Regularly assess and document any changes in vital signs, reporting abnormalities promptly to the nurse.
  • Assist in maintaining a log of vital sign readings for ongoing monitoring.

Wound Care Support

  • Administer wound care with appropriate dressings, ensuring proper hygiene and infection control.
  • Monitor the healing progress of wounds and report any signs of infection or complications.
  • Provide education to the client and family on wound care protocols for continued support at home.
  • Assist in the application of specialized wound care products when prescribed.

Diabetes/Glucose Testing Management

  • Monitor glucose levels through regular blood sugar readings (e.g., Accuchecks) at specified times.
  • Maintain a log of blood sugar readings and share trends with the healthcare team.
  • Educate the client on lifestyle modifications and dietary choices to manage blood sugar levels.
  • Assist in insulin dosage adjustments based on prescribed protocols and healthcare provider recommendations.


  • Monitor INR levels through point-of-care testing, adhering to the prescribed frequency.
  • Maintain accurate records of INR results and collaborate with the nurse to adjust anticoagulant therapy.
  • Ensure the client understands the significance of INR levels in managing their health condition.

Incontinence/Catheter Care

  • Empty catheter drainage bags regularly, keeping accurate records of output.
  • Assist in maintaining catheter hygiene to prevent infections and complications.
  • Provide emotional support and address any concerns related to incontinence.

Oxygen Therapy

  • Administer oxygen as prescribed, adjusting flow rates based on continuous monitoring.
  • Regularly assess the client's respiratory status and report any signs of distress.
  • Educate the client and family on oxygen therapy equipment and safety precautions.
  • Coordinate with the healthcare team to ensure an adequate and timely supply of oxygen.

Feeding Tube

  • Administer nutrition through a feeding tube, ensuring proper positioning and flow rates.
  • Regularly flush feeding tubes to prevent blockages and infections.
  • Coordinate with the nutritionist to adjust feeding formulas based on the client's needs.
  • Change dressing around the feeding tube with sterile techniques.

Foot and Nail Care

  • Apply cream to the senior's feet to prevent dryness and skin issues.
  • Regularly inspect and care for wounds on the feet, implementing infection control measures.
  • Perform routine nail care on hands and feet, addressing any abnormalities or concerns.
  • Educate the client on foot care practices to maintain overall foot health.

Home Care Made Just For You

We know families looking for care have many things to consider and want to make the right decision. Our free no-obligation Care Consultation can help you decide the best senior care option for your family.
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