COVID-19 Response & Visitor Limitations

3 Things to Consider When Making a Plan of Care

Creating a plan of care, both in case of emergency and for long-term care, is beneficial not only to the recipient of care, but also to the caregiver. Plans of care can clarify expectations, enable better communication, help to eliminate stress and keep health and safety as top priorities. If you are a caregiver or the recipient of care from someone, consider creating a plan to ensure your health is not compromised in unforeseen circumstances. Here are some questions to consider when creating … [Read more...]

4 tips for caregivers as communicators: what caregivers should know

Being a caregiver requires more than just helping to provideĀ basic needs forĀ a loved one; it often also means being the primary communicator with healthcare profressionals and advocate with community services or government agencies on behalf of the recipient. According to the 2015 report on Caregiving in the US, 63 percent of caregivers communicate with health care professionals, and 50 percent advocate for their recipient. All Care knows the importance of communicating effectively with health … [Read more...]