An invaluable, inspiring guide to how to give your loved one the best possible care while addressing the anxieties that all carers suffer.
Being a Good Carer is essential reading for anyone who cares for an elderly person, whether as a professional or as a loved one, in its promotion of the role dignity and respect should play.
This accessible and detailed guide includes practical tips, checklists for best practice, and case studies from a wide range of carers that addresses solutions to common problems and giving expert advice on how to deliver compassionate and dignified care to older people. It is easy to read and provides anecdotal experience from carers and tips from the experts.
Uniquely, Amanda Waring also provides support and guidance for the carer, on how to maintain energy and commitment, recognise the signs of compassion fatigue and where to get help if you need it. Essential reading for anyone who cares for an elderly person, whether as a professional or as a loved one, Being a Good Carer advocates for dignity and respect for all.
Amanda Waring is a campaigner for dignity within health and social care. She is the author of The Heart of Care. A filmmaker, her campaigning film What Do You See has been shown across the world, and she is a leader of training workshops on dignified care of the elderly. Amanda is a presenter for Aged Care TV, an advisor on the government's Dignity Board.
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