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Guide to Respite Care -- Relieves The Caregiver [NOOK Book]

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Caring for a sick adult or a child with a disability full-time is, without a doubt, a tough job. One can be immensely overwhelmed with all the demands, whether emotional or physical, that full-time caregiving poses. That is why regular caregivers, particularly spouses, parents, or adult children, usually won’t hesitate to get temporary relief from their everyday duties.

How do they get this relief? Normally, they will procure the services of a...
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Guide to Respite Care -- Relieves The Caregiver

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Overview

Caring for a sick adult or a child with a disability full-time is, without a doubt, a tough job. One can be immensely overwhelmed with all the demands, whether emotional or physical, that full-time caregiving poses. That is why regular caregivers, particularly spouses, parents, or adult children, usually won’t hesitate to get temporary relief from their everyday duties.

How do they get this relief? Normally, they will procure the services of a professional care provider who offers respite care, which is temporary care given to those who are sick, injured or disabled. Oftentimes, respite care comes as an unpaid assistance provided by family members, friends,
neighbors and other volunteers. Basically, respite care provides a needed break to caregivers.

Table of Contents

What is respite care?
Who needs respite care?
Why is respite care important?
Types of respite care services
Agencies and Organizations
Coping with Emotional and Financial Issues
How to Choose a Respite Care Provider
What Next?
Acronyms
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Product Details

  • BN ID: 2940012516350
  • Publisher: Nook Ebook
  • Publication date: 4/28/2011
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • File size: 470 KB

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