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Sunday, October 4, 2009

What to do as a caregiver/or substitute caregiver if an emergency arises

FAQ from CareLiving, LLC What should I do as a caregiver if an emergency arises?

A: Having an emergency plan is extremely important, especially when a substitute caregiver occasionally takes your place in the home.

*The 911 number for emergencies ( medical, fire, police )
*The physician's number ( emergency and office number )
*The name and number of the hospital the physician / patient prefer
*The number of the home health agency, if one is currently making visits to the home
*The Poison Center phone number
*The number for medical / oxygen supplier, if used
*The caregiver's phone number