On the 17th of May each year, the world recognises Hypertension Day. Hypertension, otherwise known as high blood pressure, is an established risk factor for cardiovascular disease and an important determinant of cardiovascular risk.
In its Guide to Management of Hypertension in Adults 2016, the Heart Foundation says that the evaluation and diagnosis of hypertension should include blood pressure measurements, medical history, physical examination, assessment of absolute CVD risk (where appropriate), laboratory investigations and further diagnostic tests when required.
The table below describes blood pressure classification levels in Australia.
The diagnosis and management of hypertension is an important part of preventing acute and long-term heart conditions.
In-home care companies, like Right at Home, are perfectly suited to aid in the prevention and treatment of conditions like hypertension. With dedicated, needs-based in-home care, our clients can be monitored for any changes to their systolic and diastolic blood pressure levels.
We’re here to care for your heart, wherever and whenever you need.
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Founded in 1995, Right at Home offers in-home companionship and personal care, and assistance to seniors (elderly and aged care), and any adult who needs our care at home including adults living with a disability who want to continue to live independently or age in their home. Right at Home is your local expert for issues related to caring for your loved ones and is dedicated to keeping you informed about home care. With no admin or subscription fees Right at Home allows you to get more care from your package or budget.
Right at Home is a 'My Aged Care' government approved, home care provider for levels 1 – 4 and offers flexible in-home care services such as nursing care, after hospital care, post-operative care, respite care, dementia and Alzheimer's care. Right at Home also offers assistance with daily living and personal care such as grooming, hygiene, transport, shopping, meal prep, domestic services and social support, so your loved one can enjoy a more independent, vibrant life. Our nurses and caregivers are screened, highly trained, and insured prior to entering your home so you can trust us with the caregiving while you focus on your loved one.
To find out more, please give us a call on 1300 363 802 or visit our website.
Right at Home Offices in Australia: Sydney Lower North Shore; Sydney Upper North Shore; Sydney Central and Eastern Suburbs; Sydney Northern Beaches; Sydney North West; Sydney The Hills; Padstow St George; Macarthur Penrith; Newcastle; Hunter & Port Stephens; Southern NSW; Toowoomba- Darling Downs; Sunshine Coast and Gympie; Mackay; Central Queensland; Townsville; Far North Queensland; Gold Coast South; Gold Coast North; Northern Rivers; Brisbane Bayside; Brisbane South; Brisbane North; Brisbane West; Perth Midland; Perth Northern Suburbs; Perth West Coast: Kalgoorlie Wheatbelt; Moreton Bay Region; Sydney Inner West; Sydney Ryde