Caregiver needs to prepare his or her home to care for someone who just had hip surgery

Try: Place frequently used items in an easy to reach place so that you and the Care recipient (cr) are not reaching up or bending over too much change the layout of furniture to accomodate any special equipment such as a walker cane or crutches remove carpets that may be a tripping hazard setup a comfortable place in your home where the cr can settle in for a long time place a table within reaching distance and set essentials on it such as the phone tv remote word games puzzles tissues a pitcher of water a waste basket and any needed medication

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Categories: Communication, Medical Physical, Needs Much Assistance

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Keywords: Surgery hip surgery home arrangement

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

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