Caregivers for people with mobility issues or disabilities
Caregivers can help individuals with mobility issues or disabilities to address their physical needs.
Mobility issues and disabilities affect people’s emotional state. These individuals may, for example, experience
various emotions such as pain, discomfort, anxiety or fear or have concerns that they might be isolated or that
they might lose their independence. They may also feel that they are becoming a burden on their family and
friends. Mobility issues and disabilities may also cause depression. Furthermore, individuals with such
problems are likely to require assistance with activities of their daily life.
Joint problems, gait changes, muscle weakness and pain are some of the things that cause changes on a person’s
body. Such changes are likely to affect a person’s balance and mobility. Unsteadiness, difficulty getting in and
of a chair and moving around in the house are only some simple examples of mobility issues. Disabilities on the
other hand may be physical (e.g. caused by an accident or exist due to a muscular or neurological dysfunction),
sensory (e.g. blindness or deafness) or cognitive (i.e. caused by brain damage).
Caregivers help these individuals by providing them with personal care and physical support in the comfort and
safety of their own home. They can provide assistance with aspects of daily living such as: cooking, shopping,
medication administration, paying visits to friends and family members. This valuable and multidimensional
help that people with mobility issues or disabilities receive from their caregivers enhances significantly their
Each case differs, however Trust Employment will help you choose the right caregiver for your loved ones.