How Caregivers Use Transfer Aids
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How Caregivers Use Transfer Aids

  Transferring patients to a chair/wheelchair It is important to realize, Transfer aids are very important to help your loved ones in a wheelchair. Another key point, once the patient has adjusted to sitting at the side of the bed, they are ready to transfer to a chair or wheelchair. Indicate the patient’s stronger side….

Wonderful Devices for Ambulation
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Wonderful Devices for Ambulation

  Ambulation Ambulation becomes difficult as we age. it is important to realize, the term ambulates means “to move the body by walking with or without assistance.” Another key point, once the patient has tolerated sitting in a chair, the next step is to begin to walk. Also, the physical therapist will instruct the patient…

We All Need to Eat, So Let’s Learn to Shop for Food

We All Need to Eat, So Let’s Learn to Shop for Food

  Shopping for Food You are responsible for doing the grocery shopping. Always keep an organized list in the kitchen and write down things when they are empty. Include things such as items that are replaced often like milk, bread, soap, and toilet tissue. Also make sure that you purchase things according to the patient’s…

Providing Proper Nutrition as a Caring Caregiver

Providing Proper Nutrition as a Caring Caregiver

  Digestion Important to realize, food is an essential part of life. As a result, it provides the body with energy, as well as raw materials for growth and repair. Furthermore, most foods are mixtures of large, complex molecules. Consequently, the body cannot process the food until it’s broken down by the digestive system. In…

Cleaning, Caring, and Maintaining a Healthy Environment

Cleaning, Caring, and Maintaining a Healthy Environment

  The Importance of a Clean Environment A clean environment is an important part of life. Clutter, disorder, dirt, and odors are health and safety hazards. They increase the risk of infections, diseases, and accidents that can interfere with daily living. Responsibilities of the Home Housekeeping responsibilities include care of the immediate environment—usually the bedroom…