Good Caregiver Principles

CustomElderCare Good Caregiver Principles

Core Principles

Promote Altruism
Rely on Evidence

Quality Task Principles

Define your standards for ethical and decent care.
To understand the present, recognize the past.
Be clear about required caregiving tasks.
Foster dignity in grooming.
Safeguard physical health.
Attend to lifestyle.
Think of food as more than “sustenance.”
Recognize the place called “home.”
Put it in writing.
A picture’s worth a thousand words.

Quality Service Principles

Think of caregiving service as collaborative.
Respect the preferences of the person in care.
Think of “combative” behavior as an attempt to express oneself.
Pay close attention to body language.
Harness the strengths of the person in care.
Replace unsuccessful activities with distraction or diversion.
Respect the person in your care as your elder.
Remember that everyone is different in some ways.

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