Have you ever met someone and just “clicked?”
And while we’ve all faced that moment of recognition with friends and even romantic relationships throughout our lives, as we move into caregiving roles that chemistry becomes even more important.
Imagine someone coming in every day and helping you with the most personal routines – bathing, preparing your meals, helping you in and out of bed, transporting you to appointments – and not having chemistry in place. What if they rub you the wrong way? What if you simply didn’t get along?
Being with the right caregiver is important to the success and the health of the patient. The right caregiver can dramatically lift a person’s spirits and improve their quality of life. Even the simplest of joys can give a person a reason to want to live better.
But how do you find that caregiver? How do you ensure a good match? [Read more…]