Caring For Caregivers
According to the National Alliance for Caregiving, approximately 43.5 million caregivers have provided unpaid care to an adult or child in the last 12 months.
Of family caregivers who provide complex chronic care:
46% perform medical and nursing tasks; More than 96% provide help with activities of daily living (ADLs) such as personal hygiene, dressing and undressing, bathing, getting in and out of bed. For more statistics visit here.
Proper bathroom safety equipment promotes safety and relieves stress, strain and aches for the caregiver. Whether you're in need of care or providing care for another, we are here to help.
If you have questions about which sliding transfer bench, swiveling shower chair or commode would be right for you, where to start, or possible remedies for existing benches - check out our FAQ section. It contains lots of helpful videos and tips. Such as:
"Do your sliding transfer benches face in one direction only? What is our warranty? Where can you buy our products? How do you clean transfer benches? How do you lengthen the bench or raise it higher?"
To see the whole list of questions - go here:
And if you are a caregiver, remember that you need to be cared for too. Proper self-care is important for mental, emotional and physical well-being. It will make all the difference for you and the one you care for, in the long run. For more caregiver education visit this site for helpful resources: https://www.caregiver.org/resources-health-issue-or-condition
- Ann Ngo