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First of all, understand what is causing the reluctance to seek help in logical and objective terms. It can be a perfectly legitimate response for your parent not to accept support in certain areas
of their life, especially where privacy and dignity are valued.

Remember that care can be introduced slowly. There are lots
of devices and gadgets available that can help your loved one
to use the bathroom and get dressed on their own, which means that initially a carer could be brought in just to help around the house and provide company. After some time has passed it might then be easier to increase the care provided.

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Home-care could be a great option as your parent would stay in a familiar environment and keep regular routines, see friends and maintain hobbies and interests.


Make a rational diagnosis of the problem

First of all, understand what is causing the reluctance to seek help in logical and objective terms. It can be a perfectly legitimate response for your parent not to accept support in certain areas
of their life, especially where privacy and dignity are valued.

First of all, understand what is causing the reluctance to seek help in logical and objective terms.

First of all, understand what is causing the reluctance to seek help in logical and objective terms. It can be a perfectly legitimate response for your parent not to accept support in certain areas
of their life, especially where privacy and dignity are valued.

First of all, understand what is causing the reluctance to seek help in logical and objective terms.


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