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Professional Boundaries between you and your worker

Posted by Linda Summerton on Dec 6, 2018 4:40:00 PM



With the onset of NDIS and client directed funding, I thought it may be timely to republish this blog post.

All formal working relationships need rapport and trust to function well. This is particularly relevant to the relationship between an individual and the person/s who are employed to provide them with home care – carers or support workers. It is certainly important that the carer makes sure client’s feel at ease with approaching and relating to them – but it is equally important that the lines don’t become blurred.  

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Topics: Sunshine Coast, Professional Boundaries, Noosa, Caloundra, Disability Care, Aged Care, Home Help, Home Care, Blog, Hiring, Care Workers,, #ndisready, #clientdirectedcare

NDS Community Inclusion Initiative

Posted by Amber Ward on Jul 13, 2018 4:30:31 PM

 

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Topics: Disability Care, NDIS, Diversity, Choice, Self Managed, Community, Inclusion

Knowing Your Medications

Posted by Linda Summerton on Apr 13, 2018 2:53:23 PM

Why it is it important.  

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Topics: Disability Care, Aged Care, Checklist, medications, Senior Self Help

Mobility Scooters - 5 Things you need to consider !

Posted by Linda Summerton on Apr 3, 2018 5:37:01 PM

1: MAKE SURE A SCOOTER IS THE RIGHT CHOICE FOR YOU. 

Mobility scooters are great for getting around - but they are not suitable for everyone. Operating a scooter requires some strength and skill. You need to take into account your ability/skill in - sight, co-ordination, strength, balance, and being able to concentrate for long periods of time. The best way to be sure a scooter is right for you is to be assessed by your GP or an Occupational Therapist before you buy.

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Topics: Disability Care, safety at home, mobility, Senior Self Help

Professional Boundaries between you and your worker

Posted by Linda Summerton on Mar 13, 2018 6:28:00 AM



All formal working relationships need rapport and trust to function well. This is particularly relevant to the relationship between an individual and the person/s who are employed to provide them with home care – carers or support workers. It is certainly important that the carer makes sure client’s feel at ease with approaching and relating to them – but it is equally important that the lines don’t become blurred.  

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Topics: Sunshine Coast, Professional Boundaries, Noosa, Caloundra, Disability Care, Aged Care, Home Help, Home Care, Staffing, Blog, Hiring, Care Workers,

Professional Boundaries between you and your carer

Posted by Linda Summerton on Oct 8, 2016 7:44:49 AM

All formal working relationships need rapport and trust to function well. This is particularly relevant to the relationship between an individual and the person/s who are employed to provide them with home care – carers or support workers. It is certainly important that the carer makes sure client’s feel at ease with approaching and relating to them – but it is equally important that the lines don’t become blurred.  

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Topics: Sunshine Coast, Professional Boundaries, Noosa, Caloundra, Disability Care, Aged Care, Home Help, Home Care

Professional Boundaries between you and your carer

Posted by Linda Summerton on Feb 28, 2016 8:30:00 AM

All formal working relationships need rapport and trust to function well. This is particularly relevant to the relationship between an individual and the person/s who are employed to provide them with home care – carers or support workers. It is certainly important that the carer makes sure client’s feel at ease with approaching and relating to them – but it is equally important that the lines don’t become blurred.  

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Topics: Sunshine Coast, Professional Boundaries, Noosa, Caloundra, Disability Care, Aged Care, Home Help, Home Care

Professional Boundaries between you and your carer

Posted by Linda Summerton on Dec 10, 2015 2:36:34 PM

All formal working relationships need rapport and trust to function well. This is particularly relevant to the relationship between an individual and the person/s who are employed to provide them with home care – carers or support workers. It is certainly important that the carer makes sure client’s feel at ease with approaching and relating to them – but it is equally important that the lines don’t become blurred.  

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Topics: Sunshine Coast, Professional Boundaries, Noosa, Caloundra, Disability Care, Aged Care, Home Help, Home Care

5 Respite Care Options to give the carer a short or regular break..

Posted by Linda Summerton on Dec 3, 2015 10:35:00 AM

If you look at the definition of respite it says : a short period of time when you are able to stop doing something that is difficult or unpleasant ... most people think of respite in terms of a carer taking a break. If you care for another person either temporarily or on a permanent basis you have probably heard the term respite care used to describe ways you can take a break from your caring role. Caring for someone is a very rewarding experience in many ways but it can also be overwhelming, frustrating and exhausting. Many research projects have provided proof of what we already know - that if you care for another person you still need to care for yourself - and that means having a break now and then.

Taking a short break from the carer role is not only deserved - its absolutely essential to making sure you can carry on being a carer.

So how can you take a short break? What is respite care and where do you find it ?

There are a number of services available to provide carers with a break or respite. Essentially it is having someone else look after your loved one while you have some time out. The options available vary in cost and how / where they take place.

Respite Care Option #1 - Informal Support

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Topics: Sunshine Coast, Noosa, Disability Care, Aged Care, Home Care

Knowing Your Medications

Posted by Linda Summerton on Nov 7, 2014 12:20:11 PM

Why it is it important.  

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Topics: Disability Care, Aged Care, Checklist, medications, Senior Self Help

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