Monthly Archives: October 2014

Here are some things to keep in mind to help your clients

I have been presenting much information about falls, how to prevent them in seniors and what to do if a senior falls inside or outside of their home, in addition to where to turn to for assistance after a fall. … Continue reading

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Where you can get help for your client after a tumble

Once you have evaluated the fall and determined the extent of your injuries, if the fall does not seem as though it is life threatening, you can relax a bit and then set up various appointments for your client which … Continue reading

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If your client cannot get up after a fall

If your client falls while you are with them, once you have determined that they are not too badly hurt, you should help them to roll over onto their stomach before getting into a crawling position. If you cannot lift … Continue reading

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What to do if your client falls at home while you are with them

The first thing you will want to keep in mind if your client falls in their home while you are with them is not to panic! Keep them still, check them over and try to keep them calm. The best … Continue reading

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Physical wellness begins here

In order to stay healthy, physical wellness is essential! As a caregiver, you can help advocate for your clients by speaking to their physicians or other health professionals about your client’s diet, helping your clients to manage their medication so … Continue reading

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Safety for elders outside their homes

Some clients will be able to work outside at their house, but will still need to ensure that safety hazards are eliminated. With your help they will be able to be as safe as possible if the following tasks are … Continue reading

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Safety for elders inside their homes

As a caregiver, you may or may not have any control over the living environment in which your clients reside. What you can control is some ways to improve the household to ensure the safety of your clients. By doing … Continue reading

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