Caregiver Wellness Checkup – Using Risk Assessments and Checklists

ASSESSING CAREGIVER WELLNESS BY ANTHONY CIRILLO  •  AUGUST 11, 2020  •  CAREGIVING A recent study in the Journal of Pain and Symptom Management showed that health systems are increasingly depending on family caregivers to deliver complex care. Social isolation has added stress to those caregivers. The Journal made several recommendations worth reviewing. The three that struck me were: The need to consider family caregivers as essential caregivers and provide them with the PPE and other support they need. The need to assess caregiver wellness through risk assessments and checklists. The need to thank caregivers, reassure them that they are doing...

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