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Care Plan

A plan of care that professional caregivers use to ensure a patient's needs are met in a timely, effective manner. The plan is customized to meet the patient's diagnosis and preferences, and is adjusted as needs change over time. The care plan usually indicates responsibilities of each member of the care team.
  • Get advice on how to discuss long-term care planning, form your care team, create a personalized organizational strategy with a printable care plan template, get real care plan examples, and find elder care professionals who can help you execute your plan.
  • The 6 activities of daily living (ADLs) are used as important measures for determining the level of care a senior requires and their eligibility for services and financial assistance.
  • So, you've decided to hire someone to help you care for your loved one. The home care industry is competitive, which is good for consumers, but it can still be difficult to navigate. Use these guidelines to compare and evaluate potential providers and make a confident decision.
  • Becoming a family caregiver can happen slowly or very suddenly, and it is often very overwhelming. Keeping a level head and following a few simple pieces of expert advice can help you start strong and persevere.
  • Programs and assistance vary widely by state and individual circumstances, but some financial help may be available for family caregivers who are looking to offset the costs of providing care for an elderly loved one.
  • A veteran caregiver with more than a decade of experience offers tips for time management and shares his robust system for organizing daily tasks and reducing caregiver stress.
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