Fort Wayne, IN
A lot of people don't know it but fluids are most important. Even more surprising, jellos & ice cream count as fluids. A trick used in nursing homes, alternating bites of dessert with meals.
Yes, I would for myself, as I've been a CNA for 18 yrs & wish to do private care. Why? Because state law of Indiana Nursing states that when doing care in a nursing facility it should be 15 minutes/ resident. When you're short on staffing, which happens... more
When doing your research for care education, use a .org as they're based on facts. Best ones are the ones which include diagnosis for your loved ones. As, a mother of 2 special needs children I often used the website for Riley's Children Hospital as they list various... more
Perhaps, if you have holiday parties or shopping, this would be a great time to have a Respite Senior Caregiver.
I believe it depends on the type of training, education needed.
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