Category Archives for Caregivers

Demonstrating Our Passion for Caring: Empowering Quality Care Through Compassion

Platinum Healthcare stands out as a non-profit, family-run company driven by a deep commitment to provide exceptional care to individuals in their later years. Founded by a man whose personal experience with his own family members inspired him to create an organisation focused on ensuring the finest care for all, Platinum Healthcare embodies a set […]

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5 Most Valuable Skills: Attention to Detail

Attention to detail is an important skill for in-home carers, as it allows carers to follow detailed care plans and ensure that all aspects of care are provided correctly and in a timely manner. This skill is particularly important when working with older adults, as the care plans for older adults may be complex and […]

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5 Most Valuable Skills: Flexibility

Flexibility is an important skill for in-home carers, as it allows carers to adapt to the unique needs and preferences of individuals with disabilities. This skill is particularly important when working with older adults, as the care needs of older adults can change over time, and may require carers to adapt to new situations and […]

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Caring for the Carer – Part 1

I’ve been fortunate to come back recently from an overseas trip. Several times over, during that trip, I had to listen to the usual pre-flight safety briefing. I’m sure many of you know what I’m talking about. Anyway, it was the warning to “first put on your own oxygen mask and lifejacket before you assist […]

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In-Home Care or Facility

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Most of us would agree with the adage: “there’s no place like home!” How much more so then for our senior citizens who are accustomed to a lifetime of independence and possibly decades of calling the same place home. It is understandable that when it becomes necessary to transition from a fully independent lifestyle into […]

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