Joy Schaefer 01-23-19

Joy loves providing help to people in her job. She thinks the acronym CARE describes her work best.

Compassion: most important in care givers. Could be as simple as changing terminology. “Driver” instead of “care giver” suggests more independence.

Awareness: monitor changes in physical and mental states so problems can be seen quicker.

Resources: network of providers (us) to help with other needs.

Empathy: understanding clients point of view.

Give Joy a call if you notice physical (hygiene, eating patterns, sickness) or mental (depression, confusion) changes in a loved one. Or if you are already caring for someone and need a break sometimes.

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