Buying Medical Equipment from Medical Store Helps the Healing Process at Home

Medical Store provides home health care medical equipment and supplies because they understand the benefits of treating loved ones in their own familiar environment. Many times, the best option is to find a way to offer healthcare services in the home performed by a relative or home healthcare assistant. Having all the necessary equipment at the house can create the perfect healing setting to allow the patient to find the level of care they need in the comfort of their own home.

A Cost-Saving Alternative
As relatives age, it is often thought the best solution is to allow them to be treated in an assisted-living facility. However, a cost-saving alternative is to keep them at home, providing care in the house. Studies indicate that providing home health care can cost 20% less than care provided in the hospital. Insurance companies and government agencies including Medicare and Medicaid will usually help offset the costs of allowing the infirm, the injured and the elderly to remain at home until they fully recover.

Comfort and Convenience
When the injured and the elderly have the ability to recover in the comfort of their home, they are provided the level of security and safety unmatched at a healthcare facility, or a hospital. Studies indicate that patients that are allowed to recover at home recoup from their condition at least one day earlier on average than when receiving hospital care.

Medical Equipment and Supplies
The durability of the medical supplies and equipment offered by Medical Store are the same ones used in hospitals and healthcare facilities all across the country. The equipment is built to withstand repeated use, and at a level that is appropriate for in-home care.

Durable Medical Equipment
According to the regulation of Medicare benefits, there are specific types of durable medical equipment that is available to all eligible patients for in-home use, based on their specific condition (sometimes with a physician’s prescription) that include:

  • Air-Fluidized Beds
  • Pressure Pads/Mattresses
  • Lamb’s Wool Pads
  • Audible/Visual Pacemaker Monitors
  • Bedpans
  • Bed Side Rails
  • Canes
  • Continuous Passive Motion Devices
  • CPAP (Continuous Positive Airway Pressure) Equipment
  • Crutches
  • Digital Electronic Pacemaker Monitors
  • Electric Hospital Beds
  • Oxygen Facemasks
  • Heat Lamps Heating Pads
  • Hot Packs
  • Hydraulic Lifts
  • Infusion Pumps
  • Medical Oxygen Regulators
  • Mobile Geriatric Chairs
  • Motorized Wheelchairs
  • Muscle Stimulators
  • Nebulizers
  • Oxygen Humidifiers
  • Portable Paraffin Bath Units
  • Patient Lifts
  • Respirators
  • Quad-Canes
  • Seat Lifts
  • Trapeze Bars
  • Ventilators Walkers

Healing at Home
Doctors have long known of the many benefits of healing or recuperating at home, as compared to spending extensive time at assisted-living homes, in the hospital, or nursing facilities. With the ability to recover sooner, in a more comfortable environment, patients respond better to treatment when living in and around familiar surroundings.

While it is true that most homes are not properly equipped to handle patient care, with a full line of quality medical supplies available at Medical Store, having the right equipment delivered to the home is a simple as clicking a mouse. Most necessary supplies and equipment are available online at Medical Store from simple devices like wrist braces, to large equipment including wheelchairs, hospital beds and more.

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