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照顾年迈父母的提示


大人有一段时间’角色互换时的生活,您将需要照顾年迈的父母。对于许多人来说,这可能是一个压力大的,孤立的时间,但是在支持下,您可以学会积极而富有成效地应对这一段人生。以下是为年迈的父母提供护理的一些技巧。



获得您需要的支持
The first thing to remember is that you are not on 您的 own. There are many organisations that deliver a whole range of 家里的老人护理。除了这些,还有家人和朋友,如果事情对您来说太多了,他们只会乐于提供帮助。必要时 委托的任务不仅与年迈的父母有关,还与您的直系亲属有关,例如接孩子放学或洗车。

预防健康问题
As 您的 parents get older, pain becomes part of their lives. To prevent falls and avoid pain, you may invest in shoes and 拖鞋。由于双脚会随着年龄的增长而变形,因此鞋子可能会变得不舒服且很痛苦。好的鞋子意味着更好的稳定性和更低的跌倒风险。

使事情实际上更容易

If your 父母在挣扎 limited mobility 然后研究可能有帮助的实际事物,例如家用楼梯升降机和轮椅无障碍车辆(可以通过Allied Mobility等网站购买或租用)。 

评估情况
您当地的社会服务将能够为您提供帮助 评估护理需求 of 您的 parent. You should be involved in this process and it will give you a useful road map on the level of care which is likely to be needed.

改变你的观点
玛莎·贝克(Martha Beck)认为我们应该 从那瓦伙族人那里拿出一片叶子’s book and look at caring for someone at the edge of life as a soulful experience. This means working as a unit with 您的 family members and paying 您的 elderly parents the reverence they deserve.

使用可用资源
Even if all sorts of physical and emotional challenge await you, there is a wealth of information available to you. Use 您的 local library, the internet and advice of friends who are going through a similar experience to guide you.

现实点
Things will get difficult and all areas of 您的 life will be impacted. You need to expect this from the beginning this but be reassured that you are doing a wonderful thing.

考虑在家中照顾父母的好处
It may help to think about the plus points of caring for 您的 parent at home in contrast to moving into a care home. These include less financial impacts, personally ensuring 您的 parent is comfortable and spending quality time with 您的 loved ones.

追忆
回忆和回忆过去 被证明可以改善健康状况. Use 您的 time with 您的 parent to talk about the old days – you’ll both enjoy it.

休息一下
Knowing there is help and back-up out there, do not be afraid to take some time off. Have 您的 regular holidays as normal. You will be less use to 您的 parent if you are suffering from burn-out. 

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  1. 可爱的帖子亚历克斯。它'知道随着新的《护理法》于明年生效,对护老者和护老者权利的重视将更加有用。照顾者是一个过度使用但未得到认可的群体,最终他们将被视为照顾不断增长的老年人口的组成部分x

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