A friend and I are thinking of starting a service called "A Nurse in the Family", perhaps, where, for a monthly retainer of probably $100, we offer 24/7 phone support, a monthly visit to help with problem-solving, medication questions/issues, caregiver support ideas, etc. We'd also accompany the patient to ER or for a hospital admission as an advocate, up to once a month if required. Additional visits would cost $50.
Is there a precedent for such a business? I see a few sites about Nurse Concierge services, but they don't tell me much.
What legal hoops would we need to jump through? We'd essentially be a knowledgeable go-between for the pt, family, and physician. Not exactly practicing as nurses, but that's a bit gray.
I'd appreciate any thoughts on this - I'm old and tired of working for people who are younger and crankier than me. But I still have lots of energy, knowledge, and compassion.