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What is elder day care?

What is elder day care?

Day care.: Often a place where one joins with other elderly people for supervised socialization with others often social workers and healthcare workers supervising for medical and health safety. Often it is not safe for these elderly patients to be home alone! ...Read more

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Tell me about elder day care please.?

Tell me about elder day care please.?

ELDER DAYCARE?: There are elder day care like nursing homes where you have to stay and taken cared of by a nurse. The other one is you stay home and a nurse comes to your house weekly, reports to your md about your medical condition or a care giver comes to your house, cooks and cleans for you. ...Read more

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Giving Palliative Care (Checklist)

Make a list of medicines and times to give them
once
Keep number for doctors and other caregivers (for example hospice agency) handy
once
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What are some alternative to day care?

What are some alternative to day care?

Stay home: Is one. Nanny/opere/private sitter are all alternative options to daycare. Many parents have relatives that also can watch their children, ;grandparents, aunts, close friends. Some parents arrange to work different shifts so that one parent is always home with the kids. These are some options. Hopefully you will find the best one for you. ...Read more

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Little kids in day care, could I get sick from them?

Little kids in day care, could I get sick from them?

Oh yes!: Small children are walking "typhoid mary's". So if they are sick, you likely will be too and soon. However if they aren't, then you likely won't be, or if your child goes, they wont' carry germs to you on clothing or hair. If they are ill, though, all bets are off. ...Read more

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Improving Personal Care (Checklist)

Brush teeth twice a day and floss once a day
daily
Exercise by walking, swimiming or biking
5x week
Eat lots of fresh fruits and vegetables
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Do some form of meditation to decrease stress
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I need a list of all adult day care centers safety features?

I need a list of all adult day care centers safety features?

Local DSS: Your local department of social services will have a complete list of regulations and features that an adult daycare should possess. You can also investigate if the ones you're looking at have been cited, and for what. The state dept of social services will also possess such a list of regulations, though they do not do the inspections themselves. ...Read more

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I started working at a day care and get constantly sick!any tips!?

I started working at a day care and get constantly sick!any tips!?

This too will pass: once your immune system gets boosted! In the meantime, be vigilant about handwashing especially before eating or drinking, take a multivitamin with zinc daily, get plenty of rest and take care of yourself well when sick. ...Read more

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I have been holding in my waste since i was in day care.i waite 2 or 3 days and then i go what can happen to me if i continue to do this?

I have been holding in my waste since i was in day care.i waite 2 or 3 days and then i go what can happen to me if i continue to do this?

STRETCH=MALFUNCTION: Hold your poo long enough and the large intestine balloons. The muscles in the wall stretch thin and become less capable of efficient emptying. This can be reversed if a normal pattern is pushed by scheduled emptying.If not, this leads to a lifetime of chronic bowel malfunction.Intermittent constipation and bowel leakage. Similar things happen with the bladder wall, but are less common. ...Read more

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Would working at a day care center relieve stress?

Would working at a day care center relieve stress?

Not for many: Many people find this type of work inherently stressful. However, it might be nirvana for some. ...Read more