In NY this is a favorite to landlord because caretaker are #1 candidate for eviction.This has seen in many cases if you do housing court research you will know. Name: Susan Location: Boston Date: 08/20/2013 Time: PM Im a caregiver for my Dad, 84 with MS.He had been under respite in a nursing home for most of the Summer, the 1st time he had gotten very weak and was unable to get to the bathroom, he was discharged and there were similar problems I couldn't handle so we sent him back.
Not anyone can take care of a elderly or ill person.
You should have a heart, really care about people, thats not able to care for themselves.
Name: Marianne Location: Memphis TN Date: 08/23/2013 Time: PM Thank God daily that he blesses you to be a caregiver instead of the one needing care.
Always take care of the whole person not just his/her condition. Name: John Doe Location: Brooklyn NY Date: 08/22/2013 Time: PM Caretaker are unfortunate people who are forced to take care of family member or special person in their lives who unfortunate becomes ill whether it is permanent or temporary. Many people are forced into the caretaker job because the patient have no other helper available.
He uses a urinal but even w/out the incontinence he misses the urianl and gets urine all over his clothes, himself, feet or slippers, the floor and wheelchair.
He has a nurse, Occupational health, PT, PC care coming in, right now and I get very stressed with all the phone calls/ cross-care, all the suggestions they have.
Every time my father urinates he wets everything, clothes, self, wheelchair, floor, feet, slippers.
Name: Sandra Location: Augusta, GA Date: 08/27/2013 Time: PM Has anyone applied for food stamps and was denied because his total income (SSI and military retirement) is over that annual cost of living?
We can barely pay our bills and while paying these bills, we are short of money to buy groceries.