Caregiving at Home
Caregiving at Home can help you decide what you can do for yourself and when to call a healthcare professional. Carefully chosen resources allow you to efficiently search the most credible sources for the information you need. We will help you to decide when you need to seek help, and we will help you find it. Also included are forms and checklists designed to help you organize daily life with your loved one, make the most of medical appointments, manage medications, and ensure the safety of your home. Caregiving at Home provides practical, honest information about the day to day realities of caregiving and how to make them manageable with an emphasis on maintaining quality of life for the person receiving care as well as the person giving it.
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Table of Procedures Meeting Special Needs and Conditions
Table of Procedures
Table of Procedures Meeting Special Needs and Conditions 83
Caring for Yourself 34 Hypertension High Blood Pressure
Normal and Abnormal Signs
Q Providing Personal Care
Making an occupied
Transfers and Ambulation
Basic Healthcare Skills
4 Med ications 233
activities aging Alzheimer’s disease angina pectoris assistance basin bath bathroom bed is adjustable bed is movable bedpan blanket blood pressure body fluids breathing cancer catheter cause Center changes chapter Check clean clothing comfortable communication container COPD dementia denture diabetes diet disposable doctor dressing drugs eating elderly Equipment exercise family caregivers feel Food Guide Pyramid GUIDELINES hair healthcare heart Help your loved hepatitis hospice care illness infection insulin Keep lock bed wheels loved one’s meal Medicare medications mouth Note any observations nurse older adults ostomy oxygen pain person with Alzheimer’s plastic position pressure sores prevent procedure Provide privacy pulse Put on gloves Remove Rinse sheet shower side signs sitz bath skin someone stoma stress stroke sure symptoms temperature thermometer tion tissues toilet towel urine Wash your hands washcloth wear gloves