Oral Suctioning in Singapore
Oral suctioning is done to help an individual clear mucus secretions from the mouth if they are unable to clear it on their own. Need help with oral suctioning? Book a Homage nurse to perform the procedure at home today!
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.
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
- 1 way taxi fare will be required for the nurse to purchase the consumables if needed
Cost of Oral Suctioning in Singapore
Our nurses are equipped with the skills to perform oral suctioning. Rates for the procedure are as described.Get a Free Care Consult
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Top questions about Oral Suctioning
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
Who are the Homage Care Professionals?
Homage Care Professionals are Singaporeans (and permanent residents) who are passionate and dedicated to delivering care to families and care recipients. 100% local, they are trained caregivers, qualified nurses, certified therapists and licensed doctors, each with a unique set of skills, experiences and specialisations.
Are there subsidies for Homage's oral suctioning services?
How fast can I receive care by Homage?
Once you have confirmed that you would like to engage a Homage Care Professional for urine bag drainage, we can match you or your loved one with a suitable Care Professional as fast as within 24-48 hours.
Urgent cases that require care within 24 hours will be matched on a best effort basis. Do take note that a $30 surcharge applies for urgent cases.
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