A person with mobility issues, or any other illness which makes it hard to shower and dress can have difficulty doing basic things. It is possible that seniors need to visit their doctor , or visit specialists such as podiatrist.
Being competent as a caregiver can be better by clearly explaining the situation and asking questions. Minor mistakes, for example, incorrect dosages, can sometimes cause serious harm to seniors. Based on a study published in the Journal of Clinical Pharmacology, one of the major contributors of a medication error is the influence of the patient or provider.
The best way to give better treatment is through asking follow-up questions regarding possible treatments, risks and what to expect. Sometimes, it can be hard to remember such inquiries while at the physician’s. If you’re conscious of the potential side effects, it is possible that you may forget about them at the time you see the doctor. Your doctor can inquire to record the incident in your journal by the caregiver.
7. for Task Management and delegation
It is impossible to do senior health monitoring by yourself. Others may be working in your position. Family members that are not paid caregivers might be able to help provide assistance to a person they love. The caregiver’s journal can assist you in tracking health in a way that allows task management as well as the ability to delegate.
Most caregivers don’t realize they’re also caregivers. They may not realize it initially, but their tasks will become more and more demanding. Some people may be aware that they have to work, and take care for elderly people, in addition to running grocery shopping and visit the computer repair shop. A caregiver journal can help you plan your days and notice peak times when your presence is vital.
Journals for caregivers are an ideal way of helping others follow the place you’re at. In addition, you could