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Creating A Warm Nursing Home For The Elderly

January 28, 2011 by  
Filed under CNA Training

Build self-esteem in elderly nursing home can benefit from all that are involved in the elderly, the nursing staff to kitchen staff even the cleaners. Then there is the family of the elderly, if the elderly person is satisfied with the nursing home, then the signs the patient are met. Then the family is reassured by the voice of their loved ones who have chosen the best place for their loved ones to live is like a snowball effect … one is happy and everyone is happy.

The elderly are especially vulnerable when they are due to a nursing home. If older people are used to living at home and have a strong personality, so they feel reassured to have a voice and self-esteem. But if you are new to the nursing home, or a change in your plan of care for the needs of their own health, then it is likely that your self-esteem should be reevaluated.

To take away their independence and assume their care takes time for seniors to adjust to their new lifestyle. It is a very occasionally an older person getting used to. Mostly the elderly was very independent at home and move freely, but ends up in need of care because their medical condition changes, their vision changes, or have a fall and fracture. When they feel they are no longer able to take care of their daily lives and their self-esteem is affected soon. Obviously they have low self-esteem, and it will be very important for the well-being of the elderly to get their self-esteem building again.

Ask the elders to make decisions in their daily lives as possible. Instead, the options for them to ask how the age of their children as they want to be assisted.Give tasks they can carry. Even something as basic as the layout face washers and towels for the older ones feel important.

Ask an elderly person, what they did want to do. If they like gardening? Or paint? Or maybe sewing. Create activities that the person is unable to participate in and enjoy. You will soon see increased self-esteem.

See someone you like their thoughts, opinions, and their history. Get involved in their former lives and share their memories. If they have pictures of their lives to ask if you can sit and look through photos together.Use name of the elderly person every time you speak to them in an interview. Try to remember the name of the person so they can feel important and loved.

Once you have self-esteem on the track for the elderly, then it is equally important to maintain high self-esteem. If a staff member to start talking in a voice that has no respect for the elderly, and all staff must work together to reverse the situation and address older people in a way that demonstrates that the person feels loved and carefully. It is important to our older generation to feel loved, to feel peace and know that once were an important person in society.