From making meals to monitoring medication, caregivers do a lot – but there are some things that shouldn’t be done for seniors to promote independence.
Some caregiver tasks are fairly standard, such as making meals, helping clients get around the home, setting out medication etc. But the purpose behind these tasks is all about helping the elderly remain as independent as they can. So just as important as the things you do, caregivers also need to consider things they shouldn’t do for their clients. Preferred Care at Home, a Home Care Potomac provider located in Delray Beach Florida, wrote an article titled “4 Tips to Promote Independence” which includes the steps they take to allow their patients as much independence as needed.