The caregiving journey does not start the same for everyone as it depends on your family dynamics and the changing needs of your loved one. Here’s how to start making home care arrangements with the right understanding and know-how.
While your loved one recovers at the hospital, plan ahead by preparing the home, family and other support that they will need after returning home.
The caregiving journey can involve the whole family so read up on how to build healthy family dynamics and support for your loved one’s changing care needs.
A caregiving routine can help better manage caregiving duties, such as hygiene and mealtimes. Find out more about the “4 Ps” to get started.
Home modifications such as installation of grab bars and ramps can help your loved one move about independently and safely.
Assistive devices such as hearing aids and wheelchairs can improve your loved one’s mobility and ability to participate in physical and social activities.
Your loved one should be able to live at home confidently. See how you can make their home safer by reducing risks of falls and injuries.
A well-balanced diet is an important part of caregiving, so here are tips to provide healthy meals and keep your loved one hydrated.
While juggling your care duties, don’t forget to keep bonding with and building up the relationship with your loved one.
Emergencies involving your loved one can happen anytime, anywhere. Refer to this handy list for help.
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