Many caregivers at times find themselves overwhelmed, frustrated and tired after spending countless hours caring for another person. Feelings of not having full control over their situation depending on their circumstances can creep in unexpectedly. If you do not have a plan to help combat these symptoms, then caregivers can take the fast track to burnout.
If you are interested in learning more about 10 Tips on How to Prevent Caregiver Burnout, check out the links below!
- Set goals, expectations and know your limits.
- Understand the strength & limits of your patient.
- Stay organized & Maintain a Balanced Schedule.
- Engage in daily activities to promote health & wellness.
- Eat healthy, maintain mindfulness, & engage in good sleep habits.
- Find time for respite & breaks.
- Take a daily inventory of your feelings, accept and release.
- Know your Community Resources.
- Find a Support Group.
- Ask for Help.
Tip 3: Stay Organized & Maintain a Balanced Schedule
Planning daily activities, medication management, meals, and managing appointments can be daunting tasks. It takes upfront work of organizing a calendar to help keep a house running smoothly. Telephone reminders do not cut it when there may be multiple doctor appointments, multiple medications and daily household tasks to remember.
Having a calendar in a space that everyone can review will make the daily lives easier. Even add in simple menu planning, which can help to maintain a budget for someone on a fixed income.
Keep a running list near the calendar of important paperwork, physician contact information, friends phone numbers, and emails if necessary.
Stay tuned for tip 4: Engage in daily activities to promote health & wellness.
Who We Are:
Med Transport Center offers non-emergency long-distance medical transportation by ground (MED Coach) or in flight (MED Flight). Med Transport Center has provided comfortable accommodations that support disabled or special needs patients for the last 30+ years. Our transportation service is designed for anyone who has increased medical needs or limited mobility, including the elderly, disabled, or even those who are just needing a little assistance during their travel.
Med Transportation Center is dedicated to providing a safe, comfortable journey with each ground or in flight transport. Each transport is medically-equipped for non-emergency transports, offers 2 professional drivers, a licensed nurse and an emergency physician in case the need arises. Furthermore, our utmost priority is to make sure that your loved one will safely get to his or her destination.
Our expert professionals coordinate the trip for your loved one while all you will have to do is call to make arrangements.
Call us today for a FREE Quote – 800-311-3412.