Monthly Archives: July 2014

Caring for a Spouse with Disabilities

How do the relationship roles change when caring for a disabled spouse? When a spouse suffers from a physical or mental injury that leaves them disabled and unable to perform at their optimal ability, most often the relationship between spouses will inevitably experience change. As the affected individual is no longer able to perform the…
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Caring for a Child with Disabilities

How do the relationship roles change when caring for a disabled child? Caring for a child with a disability can be one of the most heart wrenching experiences a parent can go through, but at the same time can also be very rewarding. It is important to never undermine the stress faced on a daily…
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Care for Traumatic Brain Injuries (TBI)

What is a traumatic brain injury? Traumatic brain injury is an injury to the brain that results in significant neurological involvement that creates physical injury to the brain. There are four main types of injuries suffered to the brain. Many times traumatic brain injury, or TBI, is the result of a closed head injury, when…
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Options for In-Home Care

What is in-home care and home health care? Providing care for a loved one that keeps them safe and maintains their quality of life in the home setting is referred to as in-home care. Care can be provided by a family member or trained personnel. Many patients prefer receiving care in the home setting because…
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