Addressing Caregiver Burnout in the Aging Services Workforce

Posted by Pam Brandon on Jul 30, 2021 10:03:35 AM


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Topics: eldercare, Well-Being, Professional Caregivers, Caregiver Stress, Direct Care Workforce Training, Caregiver Health, compassion fatigue

Ten Ways to Overcome Compassion Fatigue

Posted by Ann Catlin on May 17, 2019 10:44:13 AM

Compassion Fatigue is physical, emotional and spiritual exhaustion from witnessing suffering in others. Taking care of others is one source, but also the constant bombardment of news. It develops slowly over time. As a result our resilience  takes a hit.  Our compassion cup is empty. We feel burned out. How can we fill our cup back up? Here's ten tips offered in A Guide to Understanding and Coping with Compassion Fatigue:

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Topics: Senior Care Professionals, Compassion, Work, compassion fatigue, touch

Compassion Fatigue: Caring too Much

Posted by Ann Catlin on May 14, 2019 8:44:30 PM

Any senior care professional is vulnerable to Compassion Fatigue.  For example, nurses, doctors, counselors, veterinarians, therapists, social workers, chaplains, emergency response workers, and people caring for aging parents. So, what is Compassion Fatigue?

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Topics: Senior Care Professionals, Family Caregiver, Hospital Professionals, Compassion, support, Work, compassion fatigue

Compassion Fatigue: How to Know if you Care Too Much

Posted by Ann Catlin on Dec 22, 2016 6:00:40 AM
Compassion fatigue impact
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Topics: Senior Care Professionals, Senior Care, Hospice, compassion fatigue

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