Benefits of Home Hemo
“I feel like I have my life back. My days are free.”
“I do almost everything myself, but if I have any questions or need any help, the nurses are right there.”
Some of the benefits independent Hemodialysis patients have described include:
- More liberal diet
- A flexible schedule that patients can control
- Higher level of independence
- More time at home
- More energy, and simply feeling better
- Less time at the hospital
- Ability to travel
To be a successful home hemodialysis patient, your commitment is needed, as well as an understanding and acceptance of the importance of your training, the maintenance of your skill set and your ongoing responsibilities.
*The information in our patient handout materials are provided for educational/information purposes, and to support discussion with your health care team about your medical condition and treatment. It does not constitute medical advice and should not substitute for advice given by your physician or other qualified health care professional.