What do you wish you knew about your job when you first started out?
Private Duty Companion in Pontiac:
"How to care for someone going through dementia!"
Patience is always the key! You have to be compassionate, and understanding of their needs. And try different methods to accommodate the person your providing care for. Treat them as if they're a family member that needs you compassion, and help. Dementia was not a choice for them! And it's our job to understand it. And try to make life for them a little easier.