CAREGIVERS OF OLDER ADULTS

TOPICS

EFFECTIVE COMMUNICATION

Communicating necessary information and instructions to older adults requires special skills.

CLEAN SAFE & HEALTHY ENVIRONMENT

Caregivers should be aware of the basics of infections, safety practices, and maintaining a healthy environment as they care for older adults.

CONFIDENTIALITY OF PERSONAL, HEALTH & FINANCIAL INFORMATION

Caregivers have access to personal information of older adults in their care. Thus, confidentiality and security are issues of concern.

HAND HYGIENE

Germs are sometimes spread by caregivers who fail to apply proper hand hygiene when caring for older adults.

HYGIENE

At times caregivers struggle with the personal hygiene of an older adult for whom they are caring.

NUTRITION & HYDRATION

Nourishment and adequate fluid intake are critical to the health of older adults.

CAREGIVER STRESS MANAGEMENT

Caregiving can be challenging.

ELDER ABUSE

Elder abuse is often underreported. Elder abuse is preventable.

SPIRITUAL & CULTURAL BELIEFS

To work effectively with older adults, caregivers should have an understanding of spiritual and cultural differences and beliefs of older adults. 

OTHER TRENDING TOPICS

Simple Health Education can provide customized health education on issues relating to caregiving and older adults.

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Health Education for Older Adults and Caregivers of Older Adults