Transition from Hospital to Home Checklist
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.
Understanding Alternative Medicine and Therapies
If the person you’re caring for is struggling with symptoms from a chronic condition like diabetes or arthritis, using alternative medicine may help. In this video we’ll explain what this type of medicine is, and explore how it may or may not help you in your caregiving situation.
How To Deal With Severe Bleeding
When bleeding is severe, it can cause trauma for you and the person you’re caring for. Knowing how to control severe bleeding and prevent shock in an emergency situation can save their life.
How To Apply Medication Patches and Creams
If a healthcare professional orders medication patches or creams for the person you’re caring for, you may need to help them apply them.
How To Assist Someone With a Cane
As a caregiver, and like the majority of us, you are up and down countless times in a day without giving it much thought. However, this task may be difficult for the person you’re caring for. If the person you’re caring for has an injury or becomes unsteady on their feet they may need to use a cane, you want to make sure they’re safe.
How To Help With Compression Stockings
Sometimes a doctor will order compression stockings to help someone with swollen legs and feet.