Oral suctioning Care at Home by Trained Nurses
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About Oral Suctioning
Oral suctioning is done to clear mucus secretions from the mouth if individuals are unable to clear it on their own through coughing or blowing their nose.
Who Needs Oral Suctioning?
Usually, those with the inability to swallow effectively (dysphagia), paralysis due to previous strokes, dementia, or decreased levels of consciousness may require oral suctioning.
Oral Suctioning Procedure
- Suction machine
- Suction catheter (size 8, 10, 12, 14)
- Sterile water for flushing
- Masks as a precautionary measure for droplets or spit
- Ensure that you have the items above at home
Cost of Oral Suctioning in Japan
We offer discounted regular visit plans and ala-carte rates for our home care and home nursing services. Please contact our Care Advisory team for more details.Get a Free Care Consult
Services we offer
We offer services that are covered and not covered by long-term care insurance
- Elderly Care
- Medical Escort
- Home Helpers
- Toilet Assistance
- Meal Assistance
- Bathing Assistance
- Home Care
- Night Care
- Medical Escort
- Cleaning and Tidying Up
- Medication Reminders
- Attendant for Going Out
- IV Drip
- Stoma Care
- Tube Change
- Catheter Care
- Oral Suctioning
- Wound Care
*Doctor’s note (訪問看護指示書) is required for the home nursing visit
- Dementia Care
- Stroke Care
- Parkinson’s Care
Why Families Prefer Homage
Book flexible care solutions from 1 hour with no ongoing commitment required.
Zero Registration Fee
There is no registration fee required for signing up. Just give us a call and we will support you and your loved ones.
Urgent Care Support
Find support for your urgent care needs.
Know the exact cost of service before booking.
Dedicated Care Professionals
Receive quality care from a carefully selected pool of experienced Care Professionals.
Receive a care report after every visit so you understand the care your loved ones have received for peace of mind.
How does Homage work?
Speak to a Care Advisor
Call us at 0120-044-006 or request a callback from our friendly Care Advisory team. Learn more about our range of services and find out how Homage Care Professionals can help.
Share your care needs with us
Through the free inquiry/consultation session, we take the time to understand your loved one’s health status, care requirements, and additional preferences.
Be matched with a Care Professional
Together we will match you and your loved ones with an exceptional Care Professional. You will receive an email confirmation once we have successfully assigned you a Care Professional.
Your personalised care begins
Look forward to your assigned Care Professional arriving at your doorstep at the start of your scheduled visit appointment.
Receive an update after every visit appointment
You will receive a detailed care report on what happened during the visit, so that you may keep track of the progress of each appointment. Have peace of mind knowing that your loved ones are well taken care of even if you are away.
Top questions about Oral Suctioning
Where can I engage Homage services in Japan?
Homage provides a wide range of services across Japan. You can engage our services if you are in the following prefectures:
What kind of services can be done for home nursing?
We do a range of home nursing services from wound care, catheter care, oral suctioning, and other nursing procedures based on the 訪問看護指示書 (doctors note) provided by the doctor. For more information, feel free to consult our Care Advisor at 0120-044-006 for free.
When should I perform oral suctioning?
Suctioning is not a routine or prophylactic medical procedure. Suction the patient only when there are clear indications for suctioning. Those include:
- Increased pulse
- Noisy respiratory sounds
- Visible secretions
- Non-productive cough
- Inability to clear the airway on one’s own
- Shortness of breath
What is the shortest duration for a home care visit?
The duration of a Homage home care visit starts from just one hour, depending on the family’s preferences and your loved one’s needs.
Does Homage provide 24-hour home care?
Yes, we do provide 24-hour home care services. Two Homage Care Professionals will be scheduled for the visits, and care will be split into 12-hour shifts to support you and your loved one round-the-clock each day.
What are Homage home care packages?
We have interim to longer-term home care packages with varying care durations so that you and your loved one can find a care package which best fit your needs and preferences. Home care packages can also help save up to 40% for multiple care sessions. Reach out to our Care Advisors at 0120-044-006 for more details.
How fast will I receive oral suctioning support?
Once you have confirmed that you will like to engage Homage’s home care service, we can match you or your loved one with a suitable Care Professional as fast as within 24-48 hours.
Who are the Homage Care Professionals?
Homage Care Professionals are Japanese (and permanent residents) who are passionate and dedicated to delivering quality elderly care to families and care recipients. 100% local, they are trained caregivers from all walks of life.
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