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How to overcome apprehension about having care at home

Posted by Linda Summerton on Aug 3, 2018 12:30:35 PM

 

 

A lot of people find it very stressful to acknowledge that they need the assistance, and then taking the next step in actually allowing carers through the door can be very daunting. So how can you help your parents / loved ones to come to terms with having in home support ? how do you help them adjust ?
When someone first needs care they are usually dealing with loss; loss of independence to some degree, it could be a physical or mental loss of capacity or they just see needing help as a sign of weakness.

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Topics: Aged Care, Home Help, #inhomecare, #amazingsupport, #agedcare

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,

HELP - ? How Do I Organise Home Care for My Parents

Posted by Linda Summerton on Oct 25, 2016 1:24:59 PM

 

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Topics: Home Help, Senior Self Help, Aged Care Assessment, Organising Care in Home Australia

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

Guide to Help Seniors at Home - Care at Home

Posted by Linda Summerton on Aug 25, 2013 6:00:00 AM

Help Seniors at Home
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Topics: Aged Care, Home Help, Home Care

How to overcome apprehension about having care at home

Posted by Linda Summerton on Aug 13, 2013 6:19:00 AM

Sunshine Coast Aged Care Accepting that you need help at home is difficult, especially for the elderly. A lot of people find it very stressful to acknowledge that they need the assistance, and then taking the next step in acutally allowing carers through the door can be very daunting. So how can you help your parents / loved ones to come to terms with having in home support ? how do you help them adjust ?

When someone first needs care they are usually dealing with loss; loss of independence to some degree, it could be a physical or mental loss of capacity or they just see needing help as a sign of weakness. Accepting care from a 'stranger' means relinquishing privacy to an extent and adjusting to new routines. It is important family members understand this and listen to their loved ones concerns and fears around introducing support. It is also very important that they find a service or worker who is sensitive to what they are experiencing.

Some of the ways in which a service provider can help are :

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Topics: Aged Care, Home Help

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