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WHAT IS A CAREGIVER?

We provide care for the physical and emotional needs of 
our  Caring Heart family members

Who Are We?
A caregiver or carer is a member of a person's social network who helps them with activities of daily living. Caregiving is most commonly used to address impairments related to old age, disability, a disease, or a mental disorder.

Caregiving involves establishing effective emotional boundaries, setting reasonable limits on your work, and developing a certain amount of loving detachment from your family member's ongoing health condition. Caregivers today serve as a medical advocate for the person in their care.

What kinds of care do we provide?

Typical duties of a caregiver might include taking care of someone who has a chronic illness or disease; managing medications or talking to doctors and nurses on someone's behalf; helping to bathe or dress someone who is frail or disabled; or taking care of household chores, meals, or bills for someone who cannot do these things alone.

With an increasingly aging population in all developed societies, the role of caregiver has been increasingly recognized as an important one, both functionally and economically. Many organizations which provide support for persons with disabilities have developed various forms of support for carers as well.

CAREGIVING TIPS

HOW TO AVOID CAREGIVER BURNOUT

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