Survey – Caregiver’s wish-list

The caregivers’ wish-list of support they’d like to have:-

Patient ability/ attitude related

Hygiene and personal care – 3

Caregiver’s Work & Finances

(With) Expenses – 4

Caregiver Support related

Patient and/or caregiver counselling – 9
Counselling at home – 1
Helplines – 1
Hospice / day care / respite care – 2
Caregiver respite / break from caregiving – 2
Infrastructural & resource support – 3
Information & check lists – 6
Alternative therapies – 1
Support groups & sharing – 6
Trainings for caregivers – 4
Resource directories – 1
First Aid course – 1

Home care related

Hiring trained attendants – 6

Medical professional related

Attitude to patients and caregivers – 2
Doctor’s home visits – 2
Mobile medical care – 2
Ambulance service – 1

Other

Advice on handling legalities around banking, taxes etc. when care receiver is unable to handle these things – 1
Support wanted from family members – 1

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