People have asked us several questions as they considered their options.
This is a list of the most frequently asked questions.
1. Emergency care
2. Access to health and medical services
3. Assistance with eating, bathing, dressing, toileting and walking
4. Housekeeping services
5. 24-Hour security and staff availability
6. Personal laundry services
Our nursing team is headed by a senior nursing superintendent, with 30 plus years of experience in a reputed hospital. We have staff in-charge nurses to oversee the bedside attendants, and a 1:1 ratio of bedside attendants to patients. This allows us to take care of the residents in a most personalized way. We also provide the services of physiotherapists. Our care givers perform the following services on a daily basis:
1. Dispense and monitor medications.
2. Monitor vital signs.
3. Communicate with the family.
4. Assist with personal grooming and hygiene, meals, mobility and other activities of daily life.
Every inmate gets bed coffee very early, by 6:30 a.m. Personal hygiene routines are attended to. Breakfast comes after, at 8 a.m. After breakfast all the residents are given bath, either a regular bath or a sponge bath. By 9:30 a.m. physiotherapy session commences and the patients are taken outside to enjoy the sun. Then fruits and health drinks are served. After which they are taken back to their rooms. And later, by 1 p.m. lunch is served.
After lunch, the inmates take an afternoon siesta. In the evening, after tea and snacks, the patients are again taken out. Some are assisted to walk around and enjoy the serenity of the place. By 6 p.m. the inmates are back in and are served soups. Dinner is at 7:30 p.m. Bedtime is 9 p.m.
The general menu includes:
Breakfast: Dosa, cornflakes, oats, bread with butter/jam, eggs, milk, etc.
10:30 am - high protein drink / milk / coffee / tea
Lunch: Rice, chapathi, sambar, rasam, curd, dhal, vegetable curries and fruit
Lunch for non-vegetarians include chicken or fish thrice a week.
4:00 pm - coffee / tea / milk
Dinner: Usually soup and light meals.
Other than assisting with bathing, dressing, feeding, and mobility, the in-charge nurses are capable of doing wound dressings, catheterization, suctioning, Ryle's tube insertion, PEG feedings, etc. They are also trained to administer oxygen and medicines, blood sugar checks, and aid in physiotherapy and monitor vital signs on a daily basis.
All medicines are administered under supervision. We do not give any medicine without prescription. Patients are not allowed to keep or handle medicines alone; self-medication is strictly not allowed in our care home. The patient's family is required to bring medicines for a period of one month upon admission; thereafter, we will procure the same based on followup instructions from the patient's attending doctor; understandably, these medicines will be billed.
The monthly charge covers 24-hour nursing care, accommodation,food, and laundry.
Our visiting hours are from
10:00 A.M. to 12:00 P.M. and 4:00 P.M. to 6:00 P.M.
Lunch - 12:30 P.M. to 1:00 P.M.
Rest time - 2:00 P.M. to 4:00 P.M.
However, exceptions may be made depending on the circumstances, though not at all times. All the visitors are required to sign the visitor's register.
Advantage Elder Care, Kothanur
42/2, Behind CSI Colony, Kothanur Post, Baglur Road, Bengaluru - 560077
Advantage Elder Care, Yelahanka
(Via) Bettahalasuru, Bengaluru North - 562157
Landline: 080 28465450