The LifeWorx Guide to 24-Hour Care

It is hard to know when people might need 24-hour home care, particularly when there’s a temporary or chronic health condition, recovering from a traumatic injury or surgery, or a disability.

This resource guide will provide you with the comfort and answers to your questions and our Care Team is available to help find a solution to help ease your family’s peace of mind.

Do you have questions about your loved one’s 24-hour care options? We’re here to help! Call 1-646-517-5718

What are the essential skills of a caregiver?

  • Compassion
    This is one of the most critical skills of a caregiver, especially since the caregiver may be aiding someone suffering from physical or mental disabilities. Caregivers need to take the time to sympathize with their patients’ conditions by understanding their struggles.
  • Flexibility
    Patients with disabilities don’t operate on a 9-to-5 schedule like the regular workweek, so caregivers must be completely aware that every day with their patients may be different depending on pain levels and their emotional state.
  • Commitment to long-term quality care
    Caregiver-patient relationships develop based on time and trust. Caregivers who can commit to their patient’s care on a long-term basis have a better chance of establishing a positive relationship that then deepens reliability and trust.
  • Effective communication skills
    Strong communication skills go together with being a caregiver. Many clients require assistance with medication reminders, companionship, and daily living activities, and depend on day-to-day conversations under their care plan.
  • Patience and problem-solving
    When faced with changes or challenges in the day, caregivers need to be able to recenter themselves. On a personal level, they must be able to remember that their patients are all capable of a wide range of emotions and mobility issues.

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