First 100 Words
Caregivers are spouses, relatives, or friends who provide daily care for persons who have physical or mental health problems. As a caregiver, you will care for people with all kinds of diseases and disabilities. Caregivers are special. While care giving can be satisfying, it can also be stressful and demanding. Caregivers take on the task because they love the patient, are the only person who can help, or because they feel obligated.
There are many stresses you face as a caregiver. These include giving comfort, overcoming physical challenges, and being “on the job” 24 hours a day. Care giving is physically and emotionally exhausting . . .
When To Use
Caregivers are special, but have important needs. Types of stress; caregiver needs; avoiding denial of needs; support of caregivers; when you need help; what works!; what doesn’t work!; counseling; tips.
How to Use
Counseling, waiting rooms.