Free Books On Home Care
The Ultimate Guide To Home Care Packages
If you would like comprehensive reference information on how to get more from your Home Care Package, then our Ultimate Guide To Home Care Packages has all of the information that you need.
As well as including more detailed information on topics discussed on this web page, the guide also includes information on:
- Whether to Self-Manage or not;
- Services and equipment allowed to be included in a Home Care Package;
- Managing Home Care Package Services;
- The requirements of the Home Care Agreement;
- Dispute resolution; and
- Changing providers.
Guide to Providing Personal Care
The Guide To Providing Personal Care is a compilation of information to assist Caregivers deliver great quality care to their Loved Ones' at home by understanding their needs and detailing the tasks required to support them with their activities of daily living.
It details topics the Home Caregiver must be familiar with to ensure safe and effective care of their Loved One including:
- Activities of Daily Living;
- Urinary System Care;
- Bowel Care;
- Vital Sign Monitoring; and
- Things a Caregiver must never do.
Guide to The Changes To Expect When Elderly
The Guide To The Changes To Expect When Elderly is a compilation of information to assist Caregivers deliver great quality care to their Loved Ones' at home by understanding their needs and challenges as they age.
It is divided into 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
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 Ones' 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
The Guide to Communicating With Seniors is a compilation of information to assist Caregivers deliver great quality care at home by understanding the needs and challenges of Seniors.
It is comprised of two key sections, which collectively a
- 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
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.
The Guide To Live In Care is a comprehensive collection on tips and advice on how to avoid putting your loved one into a nursing home and keep them safe, secure and happy in the place they love best.
Guide to Respite Care
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.