Caregiving is more than just taking care of physical needs. A caregiver provides emotional support and is someone who will spend a lot of time with your senior. It is necessary to choose someone who will take care of your loved ones like their own. If you’re in need of a caregiver specializing in quality in-home care, look for these superhero qualities:
Emotions are unpredictable and sometimes there may be changes in moods, things may not happen as planned or there may be hesitation from seniors who receive services. A caregiver must be able to understand this and be patient in their care approach. Seniors with depression and/ or Dementia need additional understanding and redirecting to minimize distress.
A compassionate caregiver wholeheartedly cares and creates a connection with the client. They genuine care to provide the highest quality care possible.
Caregivers anticipate and respond quickly to potential dangers. Attention to detail and changes in condition to mental and physical health are key.
Communicating is a basic quality a caregiver should possess. They must understand, speak, read and write the English language. Proper voice tones levels and body language must also be known and practiced accordingly to clients’ with hard of hearing, dementia, and/or other emotionally needs. They must be able to properly convey any changes in condition to family and medical professionals
Dependability and Trustworthiness
A caregiver must be reliable and trustworthy. Reliable in punctuality, attendance, and in providing quality care at all times. Trustworthy to keep client safe physically, emotionally, and prevent any abuse or endangerment to the client. A proper background check is key.
A professional caregiver will know to handle and balance their work and personal life. Professionalism is a high must.
How can Absolute Senior Home Care help you?
Our team of caregivers specializes in providing one-on-one assistance in all areas of personal care and companionship. Our caregivers are fully trained and have years of experience in senior care. We ensure daily proper diets are followed, medications are taken timely, offer proper hygiene and personal care assistance, encourage daily activities and exercise, and give our clients the companionship needed to socialize during our visits. We specialize in personalized in-homecare based on our client’s needs and conditions. Our caregivers are fully background screened and are Registered Home Care Aides with the State of California Home Care Bureau. They are fully trained in COVID-19 Prevention Compliance methods.
We provide free in-home assessments. Please call us at 619-410-2390 or visit http://absoluteseniorcare.com/