The Top 9 Duties of a Caregiver (It Might be Easier to Tell You What They DON’T Do)

The Top 9 Duties of a Caregiver (It Might be Easier to Tell You What They DON’T Do)

To kick off the presentation, I asked the parents and caregivers in the room to tell me about some of the duties and responsibilities involved in caregiving.  One parent stated, “it might be easier to tell you what we DON’T do.” The roles and responsibilities of caregivers are so vast and varied that it would take much less time to tell you what they DO NOT do. The truth is, most caregivers wear many hats, and even if they have support, paid help, and respite, their responsibilities are great.  The job is 24/7, 365 days per year. There is little to no vacation or sick time, and retirement….forget about it.

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