Caregivers spend a substantial amount of time with their clients and take on various roles while ensuring the most basic needs are met. As caregivers, it is our responsibility to work alongside you and provide you with the services you need to care for your loved one. Our ongoing professional training provides us with the latest and most-up-to-date caregiver information to provide the best possible care.
If you are a caregiver, we understand all that you do to care for your loved one, including providing daily living assistance to ensure daily basic needs of hydration, nutrition and elimination are met. Daily living assistance can help maintain proper elimination which is so important for healthy skin, infection prevention and comfort. Nutrition is a vital component to overall health in older adults, and a deficit can lead to many problems including balance and cognition. Hydration, especially during these peak summer months, is important to monitor and know the warning signs. Dehydration will affect overall health and is often a precursor to hospitalizations. Proper hydration helps with cognition, balance, infection prevention, headaches, skin and balance.
If you are caring for a loved one, it is important to ask for help when you need it. Caregivers by WholeCare is here to help and provide you with many different services to help care for your loved one. We will work alongside you to create a care plan based on your specific situation and needs, and will help give you that break you need to take care of yourself. Call us today at 615-298-9201.