The Care recipient (cr) often demands a lot from the caregiver (cg)

Try: Remember that the cg’s responsibility as a cg is to provide support and assistance remember that the cg is not responsible to eliminate the cr’s behaviors modify or reduce frequency and severity of problem behaviors and patterns in the cr remember that the cg is not responsible for changing the cr as a person focus on assisting the cr with improving his or her adjustment to the current situation remember that the cr’s condition existed before the cg was hired and and the cr’s condition will still exist after the cg is gone find a comfortable way to live with uncertainty take time to think about how the cg has helped the cr make a list take breaks when the cg can while cr is napping ask for help when feeling overwhelmed remind the cg that he or she is making a difference in a person’s quality of life

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*This information is listed as a Tip and is not explicitly medically licensed

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