Caregiving: Movement and Action
Caregiver duties are wide-ranging. One moment a caregiver may be shopping for meals or cleaning the carpet and the next they could be discussing medication dosage with the pharmacist or arranging transportation for a specialist appointment.
ACTION: The caregiver, whether a professional or a family member, is responsible for ensuring continuity of care to the senior loved one, whatever that entails.
According to Care.com there are Top 11 Caregiver duties to know.
1. Home Management and Care Planning
2. Medical Advocacy
3. Prescription Medication Management
4. Help with Personal Hygiene and Care
5. Assisting with Meals and Nutrition
6. Help with Mobility
7. Home Maintenance and Housekeeping
9. Keeping Them Company
10. Financial Accountability
11. Reporting and Monitoring
Caregiver Direct is looking for compassionate people looking to make a difference in their communities. We have immediate openings for Caregivers who can provide companion support and caring assistance for seniors to allow them to stay in their homes safely, with their friends and family. This is important work and we’re looking for caring individuals willing to help.