Duties Of A Care Giver

By | February 7, 2010

A caregiver gives compassion, care and assistance to those (suffering from disorders or very old people) who require help in everyday living. The main responsibilities of a caregiver are:

  • Helping the person with personal care like bathing, dressing, grooming and hygiene.
  • Changing garments and washing sheets, towels and clothing.
  • Preparing meals, which consist of special diets and followed by cleaning of dishes and kitchen.
  • Shopping grocery items, purchasing pharmacy products and other tasks.
  • Transporting or accompanying person to the bank, salon, religious services, airport, medical and other appointments.
  • Maintaining a clean home by vacuuming, dusting, mopping, counter tops, sweeping house and patio, bathroom and kitchen care.
  • They should remind medications.
  • Provide assistance carefully when person wants to transfer to and from, bed, chair, sofa, commode, walker and wheelchair.
  • Feeding pets and water plants
  • Performing special tasks at the client’s direction like cleaning of closets and packing.
  • Helping the person with exercise programs and range of motion as instructed by a medical professional

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