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Be a Gentle Caregiver

Be a Gentle Caregiver

Lovely Patient and DoctorBeing a Caregiver can be a very stressful job. You have people depending on you just to get by in everyday life. Your job may be to help with hygiene, cooking meals, housekeeping duties, and outings. But the biggest and most important part of your job will be to establish a caring relationship with your clients.

Your clients have to depend on you, and they may be intimidated by needing this help to begin with. That’s why being a gentle caregiver is so important. Think about your client before you assist them with something. Get in the habit of letting them know what’s about to happen. You don’t want to to just start a hygiene task without the client knowing what your doing.

If you are assisting an older client in the shower, it may help to turn on a heat vent, if one’s available; as senior citizens tend to get cold very easily. Maybe you could put a towel on the floor to prevent the client from slipping. Not only are you keeping him or her safe, but you are also showing them that you care. Keep in mind, your clients have put all their trust in you. So for them to actually know in their hearts that you care can mean the world to them.

You may have the chance to assist a client with an outing. It could be an evening out for dinner, or it could be a simple shopping trip. Whatever it may be, make sure to include your client in the planning process. Ask where they would like to eat, or what store they would like to go shopping at. While you are on that trip to the store, allow the client to pick out what they want to buy. They know what they like better than anyone, so you should never try to push your own style on them. It’s okay to offer suggestions, and even say how nice something may look that your client wouldn’t normally wear. If they aren’t open to it, however, don’t stress on it.

The most important part of your job is to make your clients feel safe. They need to know they matter, and that they are an important person in your life. This can make a huge difference in the lives of the people you take of, so be the best caregiver you can be.

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Reviewer: CAROL
CAROL 2020-08-01 via Google
I LOVE BEING ON CALL THRU THE WEEK MAKE MORE MONEY, WORK WHEN YOU WANT. LOVE LOVE LOVE 24 HR AND ALL THE STAFFERS THERE THE BEST.
Reviewer: Laura
Laura 2020-06-12 via Google
Our care givers are loving, friendly and devoted. They are family! Thank you for being here for us.
Reviewer: Richard
Richard 2020-06-09 via Google
Our Care-giver Mudrakat is a blessing for us, with a big heart, and a very professional approach and skills - she will go far...
Reviewer: Brigieth
Brigieth 2020-05-28 via Google
Excellent!!
Reviewer: Cydney
Cydney 2020-05-26 via Google
24 Hour Home Care offers excellent assistance to people in need of a caregiver. They train their staff well and provide a service of care for seniors, accident victims and those recovering from illness and gives the families peace of mind knowing that their loved one is cared for. I highly recommend this company.
Reviewer: Michelle Martin Del
Michelle Martin Del 2020-05-26 via Google
My experience as a professional Caregiver has been a wonderful experience the staff is very friendly and very helpful. Thank you!
Reviewer: Michael
Michael 2020-04-29 via Google
My wife was hospitalized for over three weeks. When she was discharged from the hospital I needed help at home. I called 24 Hour Home Care on a Saturday and by Monday I had an excellent caregiver helping out. They provided a caregiver for two weeks while my wife was recuperating. I couldn’t have done it without them. They are a great company with excellent people. I recommend them highly.
Reviewer: Monique
Monique 2020-04-13 via Google
Working for a company that is so willing to improve! Makes for a long-lasting employment relationship🥰
Reviewer: Sylvia
Sylvia 2020-04-13 via Google
24-hour care keeps me working I get to care for the elderly which is very rewarding for me.

The Most Trusted Caregivers

The success of our clients and company is entirely dependent on the quality of our Caregivers. We make certain to find and provide our senior clients with the industry’s best caretakers so that have a positive in-home care experience. We submit all of our Caregivers through nation-wide background checks, assessment tests, and verify multiple references. All of our Caregivers are required to be compassionate, reliable, experienced, and above all else, TRUSTWORTHY. We understand that you are entrusting your loved one’s home and well-being with our company, things we take more than just seriously.

24 Hour Home Care® is committed to improving the lives of our senior clients. By assisting seniors with their daily living activities, we are able to keep them at home where they are comfortable and allow them to thrive during this chapter of their lives. Not only do we strive to exceed customer satisfaction, we strive to exceed employee satisfaction. We want all of our Caregivers to be proud and happy to work for 24 Hour Home Care® so that they will provide the best senior home care possible!

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