things you need to know before hiring a live n.
Download
Skip this Video
Loading SlideShow in 5 Seconds..
Things You Need to Know before Hiring a Live-In Caregiver PowerPoint Presentation
Download Presentation
Things You Need to Know before Hiring a Live-In Caregiver

Loading in 2 Seconds...

play fullscreen
1 / 2

Things You Need to Know before Hiring a Live-In Caregiver - PowerPoint PPT Presentation


  • 2 Views
  • Uploaded on

Hiring a live-in caregiver offers a number of interesting benefits. You can continue to be around your loved ones while making sure that a trained professional is also there to attend to the needs of your loved ones.\n

loader
I am the owner, or an agent authorized to act on behalf of the owner, of the copyrighted work described.
capcha
Download Presentation

PowerPoint Slideshow about 'Things You Need to Know before Hiring a Live-In Caregiver' - robertfogartys16


An Image/Link below is provided (as is) to download presentation

Download Policy: Content on the Website is provided to you AS IS for your information and personal use and may not be sold / licensed / shared on other websites without getting consent from its author.While downloading, if for some reason you are not able to download a presentation, the publisher may have deleted the file from their server.


- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - E N D - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Presentation Transcript
things you need to know before hiring a live

Things You Need to Know before Hiring a

Live-In Caregiver

H

iring a live-in caregiver offers a number of interesting benefits. You

can continue to be around your loved ones while making sure that a

trained professional is also there to attend to the needs of your loved

ones. There certainly are many benefits associated with the idea of hiring live-in

caregivers, but you should also know that in some situations, leaving your loved

one in a nursing home is a more realistic option. It means that you need to consider

a number of things before you finally decide to hire a live-in caregiver. For

instance:

You have to determine whether your loved one really needs a live-in

caregiver or not. You may consider using this option if your loved one needs

assistance with dressing and bathing, medication, cooking meals, and using

the washroom. If you have to attend to other matters and there is no one else

in your home, you may consider hiring a live-in caregiver to help someone

you know deal with loneliness.

You have to know what services caregivers offer and when. Many people

are under the impression that because live-in caregivers live in the house

with them, they will provide assistance 24 hours a day. This is not true

because even they need some time off to handle other problems in their

lives. In most cases, they are only going to offer assistance with daily tasks.

Therefore, you should consider this important point and then decide if your

loved one will certainly benefit from hiring a live-in caregiver or not.

You have to decide whether you need caregivers for a short time or you need

them on a long-term basis. Sometimes, you may even benefit from hiring

them permanently it all depends on the condition

them permanently. It all depends on the condition of your loved one. If they

have a minor injury that makes it difficult for them to handle their daily

tasks, you may consider hiring a caregiver for a short time only. Similarly, if

you provide primary care to your loved one but you need to go somewhere

for a short time, you can also consider hiring a caregiver on a short-term

basis. It is also a good idea to hire a caregiver when your loved one has

experienced a traumatic incident and now finds it difficult to manage their

daily life, live-in caregivers can help make it easier to get back to their

normal routine. In case your loved one is suffering from Alzheimer's or

other chronic problems, going for permanent caregivers may be the best

option.

The fact of the matter is that a live-in caregiver can certainly go the extra mile to

help your loved one feel better, but you need to realize that they have their

limitations and would not be able to help you in every situation. You need to pay

attention to the aforementioned points and then decide if hiring a caregiver will

make any difference or not.

Source: http://www.healthybdaily.com/things-need-know-hiring-live-caregiver/