Caregiver's Journal & Daily Log
The day-to-day responsibility of caring for a loved one at home can be very stressful and overwhelming. Whether your loved one is recovering at home from a serious accident or injury, diagnosed and living with Dementia or Alzheimer's or dealing with a chronic or life threatening condition such as Cancer, this Caregiver's Journal & Log Book can help. It is designed to reduce stress for the caregiver by collecting and organizing vital information on your loved one in a beautifully organized and illustrated way so that each day can be as successful and peaceful as possible. This Journal & Daily Log has ten primary sections to ensure the best possible care for your loved one including 180 Daily Log sheets to document everything that has occurred with your loved one on a particular day including the food they consumed, the water and fluids they drank, the activities they participated in and the mood they were in on that day. This six month Journal & Daily Log will be a critical tool to observe changes in eating habits, changes in activity and sleeping patterns and changes in medical condition so the proper decisions can be made for changes in medication or care by your medical staff. The following is a summary of the ten sections included in this Caregiver's Journal & Daily Log: Section 1: Vital Information Fact Sheet; Section 2: Contact Information for Doctors/Dentist/Specialist and Family and Friends essential to the care of your loved one; Section 3: Basic Medical History; Section 4: Log of Health, Dental and other effective insurance policies; Section 5: Volunteers willing to assist with daily care and daily household chores and errands; Section 6: List of local services and support systems in place that are committed to assisting with care of your loved one; Section 7: Summary of prescribed long-term and short-term medication; Section 8: Detailed description of prescribed long-term and short-term medications and instructions for administering this medication especially if friends and family are providing coverage; Section 9: Advance Directives which outlines your loved ones wishes for health care preferences; and Section 10: 180-day Daily Log to document everything that has occurred with your loved one including the food they consumed, the water and fluids they drank, the activities they participated in and the mood they were in on that particular day. As previously stated, this 6- month (180 day) Daily Log will be a critical tool to observe changes in eating habits, changes in activity and sleeping patterns and changes in medical condition so the proper decisions can be made for changes in medication or care by your medical staff and others. There is a final Miscellaneous Section in this Caregiver's Journal & Daily Log that allows the caregiver and those responsible for care of your loved one to maintain notes about specific issues effecting your unique circumstances. Caring for a loved one on a regular basis can be very stressful and exhausting. This Caregiver's Journal & Daily Log can make this journey more rewarding by offering organization and structure to your daily routine!
- Paperback | 248 pages
- 216 x 279 x 13mm | 585g
- 11 Jun 2015
- Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
- United States
- black & white illustrations