Collection of Resources On Home Care

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Guide to Providing Personal Care

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The Guide To Providing Personal Care is a compilation of information to assist Caregivers deliver great quality care to their Loved One’s at home by understanding their needs and detailing the tasks required to support them with their activities of daily living.

It topics the Home Caregiver must be familiar with to ensure safe and effective care of their Loved One including:

  • Activities of Daily Living;
  • Transferring;
  • Urinary System Care;
  • Bowel Care;
  • Feeding;
  • Vital Sign Monitoring; and
  • Things a Caregiver must never do.

Guide to Understanding the Normal Ageing Process

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The Guide To The Normal Ageing Process is a compilation of information to assist Caregivers deliver great quality care to their Loved One’s at home by understanding their needs and challenges as they age.

It is comprised of three  sections, which collectively address:

  • The Impact of Ageing;
  • The Basic Needs of Seniors; and
  • Factors Influencing Mental Health

Guide to Common Elderly Health Conditions

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The Guide To Common Elderly Health Conditions is a compilation of information to assist Home based Caregivers to understand and manage the most common health conditions that Older Australians often experience.

By being on the lookout for the symptoms of these conditions, the primary Caregiver can more effectively manage their Loved One’s current condition and possibly save them from a catastrophic event. Being aware of what to do in an emergency situation is critical to keep your Loved One safe.

Guide to Communicating with Seniors

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The Guide to Communicating With Seniors is a compilation of information to assist Caregivers deliver great quality care to their Loved One’s at home by understanding their needs and challenges.

It is comprised of two key  sections, which collectively address:

  • Communicating Effectively with Seniors who have common Elderly Conditions such as hearing loss, vision impairment, Dementia and Aphasia.

  • Managing Seniors who exhibit difficult behaviours such as anger, aggression, negativity and complaining.

Guide to Live In Care

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Have you been told that your Loved One has to go to a Nursing Home, but they would much rather stay at home? With The CareSide Live In Care Services, there never has to come a time when your Loved One is forced to go to a Nursing Home if they do not want to.

Nobody should have to live in a place where they are unhappy when there is a cost-effective and simple alternative.

Guide to Respite Care

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Although taking care of a Loved One can be a privilege and give you great personal joy, it can also be overwhelming.

Caring for a family member can bring you closer together - but unless you manage it carefully, it will eventually cause you to burn out both physically and emotionally.

To prevent yourself from burning out, it’s important to seek occasional respite, whether it’s only for a few hours each week or to go on a much-needed holiday.