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Carerecipient Profile For All Caregivers:
Name of Care Recipient: _____________________

Please call me: ___________________

My Day Begins at: _______________

The tasks I need help with are as follows:

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The best time of the day for me is: _________________________________________________________

The most difficult time of the day for me is: _______________________________________

I usally end my day around: ____________________________________________________

The following are tasks I need help with:

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Meals:

Breakfast:

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Lunch:

___________________________________________________________________________

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Dinner:

___________________________________________________________________________

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In between snacks:

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My favorite beverage is:___________________________________________________________

I like my cofee or tea prepared: v______________________________________________________

I also enjoy: __________________________________________________________________

Special dietary needs:

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Special utensils :________________________________________________________________

Foods I am allergic or sensitive to are:

___________________________________________________________________________

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Foods I don't like are:

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My favorite food preferences are:

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I enjoy eating my meals served in (room): _____________________________________________________

I enjoy my caregiver eating with me: Yes __________ No _ _____

My favorite restaurants (and you may order out from them) are:

Name: ___________________________Address: _______________________________________

Name: ___________________________Address: _______________________________________

Name: ___________________________Address: _______________________________________

Name: ___________________________Address: _______________________________________

For list of family, personal contacts, physicians and other professionals, please read our
emergency information list.

Things I need help with (please describe):

Keeping Clean and presentable: ______________________________________________________

Toileting: ____________________________________________________________________

Bathing: _____________________________________________________________________

Waling: _____________________________________________________________________

Climbing Steps: ________________________________________________________________

Getting in and out of bed: __________________________________________________________

Housework: ___________________________________________________________________

Making and receiving phone calls: ____________________________________________________

Walking: ___________________________________________________________________

Taking medications: _____________________________________________________________

Transportation: __________________________________________________________________

Shopping ____________________________________________________________________

Eating: ______________________________________________________________________

Cooking: ____________________________________________________________________

I am most comfortable wearing: ______________________________________________________

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Going out to an appointment I like to wear:

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Going out on an errand I like to wear:

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While in my home I like to wear:

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Going to church or temple I like to wear:

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Special appliances, health care items, or aids I use:

Wig: ____________________ Makeup: ___________________ Cane: ________________

Walker: ____________________Wheelchair: ___________________ Mobile chair: _____

Eyeglasses: ____________________Incontinence pads / adult diapers: _____________

Hearing Aid: ___________________ Dentures: ______________Oxygen: ____________

Commode: ____________________ Walker: _________________________________

Special shoes, socks, etc.:_______________________________________________

Other:_________________________________________________________________

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Crafts and hobbies .
Television Programs .
Radio Programs .
Music .
Exercise .
Musical Instruments
played
.
Languages spoken .
Favorite topics for
conversations
.
Meaningful life
experiences
.
Travel experiences .
Memorable childhood
experiences
.
Marriage .
Family .
Religous & Spiritual
background
.
Accomplishments .
Other interests .

I am involved in the following community programs:

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My disposition:

Caregivers enjoy caring for me because:

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Caregivers have difficulty with me because:

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Name of medication or vitamin ,
Form: liquid, tablet, capsule, injection, breathing treatment, bandage change, etc. .
Dosage .
Times given: _____times per day at _____________________________________
Taken with fluid, after food or before eating ,
Special instructions ,

Name of medication or vitamin ,
Form: liquid, tablet, capsule, injection, breathing treatment, bandage change, etc. .
Dosage .
Times given: _____times per day at _____________________________________
Taken with fluid, after food or before eating ,
Special instructions ,

Name of medication or vitamin ,
Form: liquid, tablet, capsule, injection, breathing treatment, bandage change, etc. .
Dosage .
Times given: _____times per day at _____________________________________
Taken with fluid, after food or before eating ,
Special instructions ,

Name of medication or vitamin ,
Form: liquid, tablet, capsule, injection, breathing treatment, bandage change, etc. .
Dosage .
Times given: _____times per day at _____________________________________
Taken with fluid, after food or before eating ,
Special instructions ,

Name of medication or vitamin ,
Form: liquid, tablet, capsule, injection, breathing treatment, bandage change, etc. .
Dosage .
Times given: _____times per day at _____________________________________
Taken with fluid, after food or before eating ,
Special instructions ,

Name of medication or vitamin ,
Form: liquid, tablet, capsule, injection, breathing treatment, bandage change, etc. .
Dosage .
Times given: _____times per day at _____________________________________
Taken with fluid, after food or before eating ,
Special instructions ,

Name of medication or vitamin ,
Form: liquid, tablet, capsule, injection, breathing treatment, bandage change, etc. .
Dosage .
Times given: _____times per day at _____________________________________
Taken with fluid, after food or before eating ,
Special instructions ,

Name of medication or vitamin ,
Form: liquid, tablet, capsule, injection, breathing treatment, bandage change, etc. .
Dosage .
Times given: _____times per day at _____________________________________
Taken with fluid, after food or before eating ,
Special instructions ,

Name of medication or vitamin ,
Form: liquid, tablet, capsule, injection, breathing treatment, bandage change, etc. .
Dosage .
Times given: _____times per day at _____________________________________
Taken with fluid, after food or before eating ,
Special instructions ,

Name of medication or vitamin ,
Form: liquid, tablet, capsule, injection, breathing treatment, bandage change, etc. .
Dosage .
Times given: _____times per day at _____________________________________
Taken with fluid, after food or before eating ,
Special instructions ,



Gail Mitchell
Empowering Caregivers

Ms. Mitchell is the President and Founder of NOFEC. Her full-time caregiving experience began in the early eighties when her husband was diagnosed with cancer. Later on she became the primary caregiver for her father, along with her mother who had become critically ill from burnout prior to her dadís passing. In recent years, she cared for several friends with AIDS while continuing to care for her mother and actively providing support, information, referrals and resources for caregivers.

Prior to founding NOFEC, she created the iVillageHealth Chat: Empowering Caregivers, which she hosted for over 5 years. Within a month of hosting she created Empowering Caregivers: www.care-givers.com in 1999 as a resource for caregivers around the globe. Over three million visitors have frequented the website.

Gail's leadership on the Internet and her success with Empowering Caregivers led her to found National Organization For Empowering Caregivers (NOFEC) INC in 2001.

She presents at national and international care-related conferences and programs and has been a keynote speaker for many programs as well.

Ms Mitchell has assisted thousands of caregivers online and offline in ways to empower themselves in their roles in caring for loved ones.

For a list of client and or her resume, please contact info@nofec.org

Gail's articles have been published in many venues nationally and in Canada.Presently, she is a member of American Society on Aging and National Quality Caregivers Coalition.

E-mail: info@care-givers.com
Web Site: http://www.care-givers.com

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