Snapshot: Building Effective Home and Family Care-Giving

Building Effective Home and Family Care-Giving: Communication, Collaboration, Coordination provides some key information to help someone care for a loved one.

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Building Effective Home and Family Care-Giving: Communication, Collaboration, Coordination is a free Snapshot by Gráinne Smith, author of Surviving Family Care Giving.

It is now being recognised that to create the best care possible for any vulnerable individual, it is essential not only to build excellent inpatient care but also the most effective home care possible, ensuring that – whatever the illness or condition – home carers know how best to support and care for their loved ones in very difficult times at home. This entails building good all-round communication to coordinate all care efforts for the vulnerable person. Without such essential communication and collaboration, the person requiring care may go from a very sheltered setting with professionals to a home environment where people in the household may have no idea of what to do to help, let alone how to offer that essential support...

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CONTENTS:
  • Introduction
  • Who Is a Carer?
  • Finding Relevant Information and Resources
  • Building Good Home Communication and Teamwork
  • Carer Survival
  • Conclusion

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