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Jorge – What’s the best way to work with a caregiver?

Jorge – What’s the best way to work with a caregiver?

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A caregiver really has to be intuitive about the person, the person's lifestyle. It's very important that they know what their lifestyle is like, it's important that they know what their demeanor is like, because a caregiver is not there ... Show More

A caregiver really has to be intuitive about the person, the person's lifestyle. It's very important that they know what their lifestyle is like, it's important that they know what their demeanor is like, because a caregiver is not there to educate or change that person's way; they are who they are, and you are there to assist, and you are there to meet the needs of that person. And, if that person is an obnoxious, son-of-a-gun, then he will be an obnoxious son-of-a-gun. And you get him a caregiver, a caregiver that's appropriate and fitting for that person's demeanor. You don't want a caregiver that is going to slow a person down or try to accelerate or move them too fast in the lifestyle that he lives. So, that's very, very vital, vital to know the lifestyle of the person you're going to provide services for.

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Jorge – What’s the best way to work with a caregiver?

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Injured in 1978 at age 11, paraplegic
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A caregiver really has to be intuitive about the person, the person's lifestyle. It's very important that they know what their lifestyle is like, it's important that they know what their demeanor is like, because a caregiver is not there to educate or change that person's way; they are who they are, and you are there to assist, and you are there to meet the needs of that person. And, if that person is an obnoxious, son-of-a-gun, then he will be an obnoxious son-of-a-gun. And you get him a caregiver, a caregiver that's appropriate and fitting for that person's demeanor. You don't want a caregiver that is going to slow a person down or try to accelerate or move them too fast in the lifestyle that he lives. So, that's very, very vital, vital to know the lifestyle of the person you're going to provide services for.

Jorge – What’s the best way to work with a caregiver?
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