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"A Caregiver's Guide was created to provide information for family caregivers to draw upon when preparing and caring for a loved one who has a progressive illness, especially at home. It was developed to complement resources and information provided to caregivers by healthcare professionals, includ…
Provides advice on educating and preparing yourself for caregiving, coping with isolation, looking at family issues, avoiding burnout and getting respite, and dealing with doctors and other caregivers.
Outlines an approach for gathering a group of people who care about the ill person. The system divides up what is needed so that no one helper is overwhelmed, and people are allowed to do what they are good at. Includes scripts for meetings and suggestions of what has and hasn’t worked for other gr…
A compendium of supportive therapies; includes worksheets and daily log forms to photocopy, illustrations of assistive devices, and photos of rehabilitation exercises.