MEDICAL CARE AT HOME
Domiciliary medical care means any medical care provided at the patient's home by the medical practitioner with training in the field, which contributes to the improvement of his condition.
Home medical care includes medical interventions provided in accordance with the National Standard of Home Care, approved by the Ministry of Health of the Republic of Moldova.
Home health care recipients are people with advanced disease and / or major surgery who have a certain level of addiction and limited ability to move to a healthcare facility.
The concept of palliative care:
A type of care that combines a range of activities and treatments to improve the quality of life of a patient (children and adults) and their families facing problems associated with a life-threatening disease by preventing and alleviating suffering by early detection, the treatment of pain and other physical symptoms, as well as psychosocial and spiritual support.
In the medical sense, they understand the full care of a patient whose disease is not responding to treatment designed to control pain and other symptoms.
Beneficiaries of palliative care:
Patients of all ages with progressive chronic diseases with a limited prognosis for a life of up to 12 months with uncontrolled symptoms, psycho-emotional suffering and a certain level of addiction.
Depending on the
state and degree of dependence, the beneficiaries of home health care can be:
Ø Total dependent - the patient who cannot perform three or more basic daily activities without the help of another person and needs medical care.
Ø Partially dependent - the patient who cannot perform at least two basic daily activities without the help of another person and due to his / her state of health needs medical attention.
Ø Independent - Patient, who performs basic daily activities without the help of another person but who, due to chronic illness, requires home medical care.