LEADING HOME HEALTH CARE PROVIDER
FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS (FAQS)
Yes – all that is required is a prescription and validated doctor discharge order and provided that the initial dose of the antibiotic was given in the hospital (to rule out any medical reaction). You never want to take the first dose of antibiotic at home as it could cause significant medical emergencies
Yes – all our staff at Enayati complete Basic Life Support training when they first join. Nurses are trained to
respond and resuscitate and call for back up emergency ambulance services to prepare for transport.
Yes – we often relief family members so they get a rest during the night. We are welcome in all hospitals in Dubai and can provide extra TLC for your family member and provide a report on activity to you the following day.
Yes – we have designed the UAE first homecare program that TRAINS your HOME Helper. You can find a caregiver of your choice that is best suited for your home environment, and we can train that person to care for your family member. See our TRAIN your HOME HELPER PROGRAM (link)
Fluid management in the patients with chronic heart conditions may have restricted fluid intake to prevent edema and extra fluids from going to the lungs. It is very important to ask your doctor about any fluid restrictions. For those on a fluid restriction or have chronic heart condition, it is a very good practice to weigh yourself every morning before you have breakfast. Your body weight is only one type of measure nurses and doctors look at to see if there are any extra fluid on board.
Absolutely. Immobile patients are at high risk of chest infections, bed sores, muscle atrophy and stiffness. All these decrease the quality of life and can ultimately hasten mortality. Physiotherapy can help with effective breathing and secretion clearance as well as improving range of movement and strength.
Our therapists come to your home, at your convenience for rehab. For continuity of care, a rehabilitation plan or discharge document from your surgeon will be required. Alternatively we can contact your physician directly.
Yes. Enayati Home Care can provide an electrotherapy machine and bring it to use in the comfort of your own home during treatment sessions.
changes in body composition with aging may influence drug metabolism. As we age, we increase our body fat composition and decrease our lean body mass. Increase of body fat may increase that of fat soluble drugs such as Diazepam. Sometimes that causes the patient to be very drowsy. Decrease in lean body mass and body water reduces the volume of distribution of water-soluble drugs ex. Digoxin. It is very important that medication management in the elderly be followed up with a doctor on a regular basis to detect any changes needed.
The medical equipment including hospital bed, air mattress, suctioning machine, oxygen concentrator, back up oxygen cylinders, IV stand for Feeding tube; blood pressure monitoring and pulse oximeters. Enayati can organize it all for you.
While the most rapid recovery occurs during the first three to four months after a stroke, the recovery process is ongoing and improvements can continue over a much longer period “the brain has the capacity to repair and rewire itself over time,” says Dr. Dale corbett, scientific Director and ceo of the heart and stroke Foundation centre for stroke recovery. “this is very good news because, until recently, it was thought that recovery only took place in a short window right after stroke. In fact, we now know that recovery goes on for months or years.”
An important part of recovery is preventing subsequent strokes. having a stroke increases the risk of another. the greatest risk occurs immediately after a stroke and the risk stays high for five years. Overall, 30 per cent of survivors have a second stroke.
The right side of the brain is known for its association with: Movement on the LEFT side of the body Creativity Music Spatial orientation – the ability to judge distance, size, position, movement, form and how
parts relate to wholes Artistic awareness
Effects of stroke on the right side of the brain include: Weakened or paralysis on left side of body hemiplegia) Vision problems Difficulty judging distance, depth, up and down or front and back movement
– this can affect self-care and daily tasks Issues understanding maps Short-term memory difficulties Left-
side neglect – forgetting objects or people on the left side Judgment difficulties – acting impulsively or not
Right side stroke survivors may not be able to read a paper – not because they can’t read, but because they
lose their place on the page. These survivors may have a behavioral style that is impulsive and results in
overestimating their abilities. They are often unaware of their deficits and may think themselves capable of
tasks they are not, such as driving.
The left side of the brain is known for its association with: Movement on the RIGHT side of the body Spoken
language Reasoning Number skills Written language
Effects of a stroke on the left side of brain include: Weakened or paralysis on right side of body (hemiplegia)
Speech and language challenges A tendency to be slow, cautious, hesitant, anxious, and disorganized when
faced with an unfamiliar problem Difficulty finishing tasks – frequent instructions and feedback is required
Left brain stroke survivors need frequent reassurance and plenty of immediate positive feedback. Breaking
tasks down into steps and practicing will often aid learning.
Most stroke survivors find that remembering old information from before their stroke remains easy, while learning new information is difficult. Memory difficulties may also contribute to difficulties in problem-solving and learning new ideas
Fear of falling is a well-documented phenomenon and often is the leading cause for decreased mobility. Through safe, supported practice, the patient’s confidence, as well as strength is improved.
All our physiotherapists hold, at the very least, a Bachelor’s degree from their home country and licensed by DHA.
Physiotherapy is more effective immediately post-surgery, however, functional movement can be improved through working on increasing muscle strength and reducing joint stiffness providing the patient is willing to do so.