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A Few Tips on Pediatric Home Respiratory Care

Having a child that is dependent on respiratory care at home can be a challenge and can be scary for parents that are new to the situation.We are here to help you by providing a few tips on pediatric home respiratory care in Cincinnati, Ohio. These tips can be beneficial for both parents who are new to the situation and for those who have been handling it for a while. Whatever the situation, we are here to make the situation much easier to deal with and make it better for all involved.

First off, it is important to know that things will get much easier over time. Of course, it is never easy to see your child dependent on respiratory care like this, but dealing with it will get easier, eventually.While you may feel incredibly intimidated now, after you perform the things that your child needs enough times, they will essentially become like second nature and you won’t even have to think twice anymore.

One thing that is incredibly important when providing your child with in-home respiratory care is taking care of yourself as well. Sometimes,as parents, everything we can do for our children, we do, even if that means sacrificing something for ourselves. You need to be willing to ask for help.This doesn’t have to be just a nurse or someone in the medical field. It could be a friend or family member offering to help when they think you need it.Whether you realize you do or not, they may notice things that you don’t, and you should be accepting of their generosity because they know what is best for you, too.

When it comes to health in the home, washing hands is a MUST. Everyone who comes in the home must wash their hands. Children who have respiratory disorders are very prone to infection.

You should also ensure that you have a plan in case of emergency. What will you do in case of a power outage? Having tools for emergency makes them a much easier experience and a whole lot less stressful.You will appreciate the steps you took to prepare when faced with a situation like this.

Similarly, on the subject of preparedness, you should have a book or manual for any machine or equipment you use, whether that’s something used on the daily or every now and then. You can also write important details and things to help you remember later on.

RSVP Home Care is located in Covington, Kentucky and we proudly serve all of Northern Kentucky, Ohio, Indiana, and the greater Cincinnati, Ohio area. We specialize in pediatric home care, bringing essential services to our patients in these areas. We also offer a wide variety of pediatric medical equipment and supplies. We are aware that needing medical equipment and care inside the home can be intimidating to both children and their parents. We want to make this situation as comfortable as possible for everyone involved. Because of this, you can expect incredible service and professionalism from each and every one of our caregivers and on-call staff.

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4300 Boron Ave
Covington, KY  41015

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Toll Free: 877-504-7338
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If you need assistance after hours with emergent equipment needs, please call our business number and the Respiratory Therapist on call will be contacted. PLEASE REMEMBER, IF YOU HAVE A MEDICAL EMERGENCY-DIAL 911.

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Serving Ohio, Kentucky, & Indiana within a 70-mile radius of our office.

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