Home Safety Guidelines for Oxygen

Do not go near open flames. Keep oxygen and equipment at least 10 feet away from open flames or extreme heat.Do not use oil or petroleum-based products while using oxygen. If your child's nose is getting dried out or irritated, use a water based lubricant. Do not store oxygen cylinders in the garage, bring them … Continue reading Home Safety Guidelines for Oxygen

Tips From Veteran Caregivers

Know what your needs are and clearly communicate them with your home health care team.Educate yourself on your child’s diagnosis, including the signs and symptoms of your child becoming ill.Have a list of “household dos and don’ts” and communicate them to your home health care team.Work with your home health care team to develop a … Continue reading Tips From Veteran Caregivers