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Caregiving Tips for Families of People With Disabilities

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source: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

summary/abstract:

These general caregiving tips provide families with information on how to stay healthy and positive. Keep in mind that these tips can be used to address many family issues. Information, support, advocacy, empowerment, care, and balance can be the foundation for a healthy family and are appropriate no matter what the challenge.

Be Informed
Gather information about your family member’s condition, and discuss issues with others involved in the care of your family member. Being informed will help you make more knowledgeable health decisions and improve your understanding about any challenges your family might face.

Notice how others care for the person with special needs. Be aware of signs of mental or physical abuse.

 

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