Learning The “Secrets” of Wellness

Posted by: headm on: September 9, 2015

What Is Senior Care? Seniors who opted to get the services of private care agency or a caregiver to provide the basic necessities and other care services for them can reap the benefits from professional plan of care. Senior care plan is intended to guide caregivers in maintaining consistent routine and include all necessary activities for healthy aging. Senior care plan should provide list of all medications, medical doctors, medical conditions, pharmacies as well as other care providers of the senior. All daily lifestyle activities should be listed together with the time when the seniors eat meals, the time when they take their medications as well as other mental and physical activities. Other information that must be included are the following: Nutrition – this is about the food prepared and the meals to be eaten for breakfast, lunch and dinner, fluid intake and the number of glasses of water they take.
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Hygiene and health – bathroom visits, showers, hair care, dressing, transfer from bed to the chair, nail care, skin care, dental care, exercise routines and other related activities are included in this.
Learning The “Secrets” of Wellness
Vital signs and daily routine – normally, you will find here the wake up time, nap time, bedtime, weight, doctor appointments and blood pressure of patient. Mental and physical activities – in this instance, it is monitoring the patient’s exercise routines, physical therapy routine, reading newspapers, books, magazines, mental exercise games and so on. Household cleaning – aside from taking care of the patient, it is also part of senior care plan to clean the kitchen, do the laundry, clean the bathroom, sort mails, change bed linens, sweeping the flooring, running errands, pet care, vacuuming and dusting the rooms. Seniors should also ask their physicians if there are other activities that they want to track to be able to monitor the progression of their medications or any symptoms of their medical condition. The doctors were able to measure better the impact of both activities and medications the patient is doing and taking by monitoring their day to day routines similar to the time of their sleep, when they eat, what exercises they do and so forth. This at times contributed to better diagnosis as well as slowing the progression of age related diseases. It’s a great idea to keep a daily log of the patient’s activity on a daily basis. You can make a journal that contains all care plan and take this with you when having appointments with your doctor. The care plan could be a great resource too for the healthcare professionals to use especially in cases of emergency.

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