Category Archives: Caregiver Tips

How to Manage Common Personality and Behaviour Changes in Clients with Dementia | Caregivers for Seniors – Vancouver

As a caregiver for someone with Dementia, observing behavior problems such as wandering, aggressiveness, hallucinations, or sleeping and eating difficulties can be worrisome. Many behaviour problems are exasperated by a poor environment and/or an inability to deal with stressful situations. By learning how to make changes to the way you care give for someone with...
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Lyme Disease: What Caregivers of Seniors in Vancouver Should Know | Ace Personnel

Lyme disease is a bacterial infection caused by a bite from an infected, blood-sucking tick. One of the first noticeable symptoms is a rash, which looks like a bull’s eye. As the infection spreads, the sufferer may experience a recurring fever, headache, muscle and joint pains, a stiff neck and fatigue. Lyme disease symptoms are very...
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The Right Way to Check References When Hiring A New Nanny | Ace Personnel

Regardless of how you hire a nanny candidate or how often they will be supervising your children, it is very important to carefully screen all potential providers. While many families run background checks, they are often tempted to skip through a critical step - checking references. We advise all families against not completing reference checks...
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Food Hygiene at Home: How to Avoid Foodborne Illness | Caregivers for Elders Vancouver

One of every six Canadians experiences a foodborne illness each year. A foodborne illness is caused by pathogens, such as viruses and bacteria as well as toxins and chemicals inside foods. As a caregiver for seniors in the greater Vancouver area, it is important for you to understand that foodborne illnesses are more common in elderly...
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