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When a family-member's condition is such that they require significant in-home care, the demands on the primary caregivers can be overwhelming.
Being a home caregiver with, or without, help is a 24/7 job and the caregiver easily gets burnout because the job requires:
Several home caregiver tasks require special professional skills, training, and experience that you, as a family member, aren’t likely to have.
Though being a home caregiver may sound like a job that includes a lot of self-sacrifice (which it does), it’s not difficult and has its rewards when done properly with professional help and relief.
Recognizing the need for skilled professional home healthcare, and for having a coordinator between the hospital staff and home caregivers, AtlantiCare Healthcare at Home offers discharged patients every kind of help so they heal better and faster.