Strong feelings may emerge during the course of serving as a caregiver to a loved one. Family members may either be new to the role or have significant experience providing care. No matter what the experience level, emotions arise, and caregivers should know they are valid and important. Here are common emotions and ways caregivers can productively handle them.
Good communication is integral to helping individuals. People are more likely to adhere to a care plan, experience better outcomes, or feel satisfied with the care they receive. Caregivers who make an effort to communicate respectfully are better able to build relationships with care recipients.
Home care agencies can provide the right type of Caregiver to help you or your loved one with their ADL needs. There are two different types of care individuals may receive as far as home care, including non-medical home care and home health care. They each have different offerings and the best one for your loved ones will depend on their unique needs. In this guide, we will explore each type of home care and what they offer.
From our years of experience in the Home Care industry, we have identified the eight most important qualities of an exceptional Caregiver. So, the next time you are searching for a professional Caregiver to provide additional support for your loved one, check to see if they possess these qualities.
Elderly individuals have increasingly decided to age within the comfort of their own homes, but they often require some form of care to ensure they can lead a safe and healthy life. Make sure Caregivers who look after seniors and other individuals use these following tips to ensure everyone’s safety during the coronavirus pandemic.
Congratulations to Linda Hopkiins for being named Assisting Hands Richmond’s December Super STAR of the month! We offer Specialized Dementia Care Services.