Having the answers to these questions will help both you and the person you are caring for in the transition from Hospital to Home. It may be helpful to bring a note book so you can jot down the answers.
We encourage you to get formal CPR training. Choose an organization with a known name for example, Red Cross, St John’s or another reputable source. Ask your health care professional or friends for recommendations.
If you’re a caregiver for someone who’s at risk of developing heart disease, being able to recognize the signs and symptoms of a heart attack is important.
Learn the basics of a high blood pressure diet. These tips can help the person you care for successfully manage their condition.
During a stroke, every minute counts! Fast treatment can lessen the brain damage that a stroke can cause. By knowing the signs and symptoms of stroke, you can take quick action and perhaps save a life.
Health care partnering is essential to successful home care. As a caregiver, you are an important part of the health care team. It’s a big job – 80 percent of patient care is given by informal or family caregivers in the community so you are the eyes, ears, and hands for health care professionals.