Process of Caregiving
Tender Loving Care (TLC):
You need to tend to your loved ones as you would want to be cared for. You need to be kind as well considerate at the same time. You also need to have qualities of kindness and empthy. And you need to be affectionate and friendly while rendering care to your loved ones. A smile or a gentle touch is the most powerful weapon. If you wish to make the entire caregiving process soothing, lovable, and comfortable, follow these suggestions.
- Learn to really listen when your loved one is speaking. Look them in the eye and do not attempt to complete another task while they are talking to you.
- Acknowledge their feelings without trying to “fix” anything, watch their body language and do not interrupt. Be fully present!
- Arrange for help with household chores to free up more quality time together.
- Make the time for quality activities will help.
When we affirm someone, we’re giving evidence that they matter. That they have value. That they’re important. And that they’re worthy of respect.
Serving shows that we care. And caring shows that we respect. Serving is an important element in showing respect.
Kindness is an expression of respect. Respect for the fact that someone else is simply in need. We have all been in need. And what a relief it was when someone showed us kindness. Kindness is a tangible way of showing respect.
Being polite is a sign of respect. It can lift their spirits instantly and can help them through difficult situation.
If your loved one needs to use the bathroom. It is best to help them with all the necessary things and give them some privacy to finish up the entire process. This also can apply this while giving a bath to your loved ones.
If bathing alone is a problem for them. Make sure you cover their private parts before giving them a bath. This will help your loved ones feel comfortable. And provide you with the necessary support during the process.
- Asking them to help make decisions on what to wear or what to eat shows a sign of respect and will help maintain their dignity.
Respect and privacy is the main building blocks to a successful relationship with your loved ones as they grow old and need more help from you. With these tips and suggestions, you can provide loving care to your loved one while respecting their privacy and dignity. Also, It can be difficult to attend to your loved one, but it’s not impossible. With the right knowledge, you can do this. Don’t forget about taking care of yourself and keeping your business going while you are caregiving. I’m here to assist you on this journey, schedule your planning session with me so we can look at how to keep your life and your business running smoothly.