Taking care of elders at home is a challenging task. Its a biggest responsibility to look into their health and happiness. With projects and deadlines at office, sparing little time for elders is highly tough. Any how many manage to take time and be with elders during their visit to Doctors clinic. The following points will help you to handle the situation in a more calm way:
Mark it in the diary about the Doctor’s appointment for the elders at home. If it’s a cab, book it early itself or drive your car safely.
Take their medical file or records without fail and make a call to the hospital before start as a confirmation call for the appointment.
If they are comfortable walking, its fine or else Wait for the wheel chair or make arrangements for it with the help of the hospital staff.
Carry water bottle, some snacks like fruits or biscuits and their medicines with you. If there is some delay in meeting the doctor, these will be handy.
Allow the elders to talk to the Doctors personally and share their problems. So that it will be easy for the Doctor to diagnose the condition.
If you notice any side effects due to the medicines, feel free to discuss it with the Doctor and get it rectified.
Don’t complain too much about elders with the Doctor, they may feel disturbed and get hurt. Say it in a polite way and ask Doctors to direct them convincingly