FAQs - Xedge's Caregivers
1. What qualifications do Xedge’s caregivers have?
Xedge’s caregivers are well-trained, often with relevant caregiver or nursing certificates, and come with experience in providing compassionate care to the elderly. Our caregivers can possess specialized skills such as Tube Feeding, Suctioning, and Dementia Care. They have the ability to communicate in languages like Mandarin, Cantonese, Malay, and/or English. Continuous training is also provided to ensure they remain adept in their caregiving skills.
2. Are the caregivers under Xedge able to handle specialized care requirements?
Yes, some of our caregivers possess specialized skills for particular care needs, such as stoma care, urinary catheter care, and managing patients with stroke or dementia. We endeavor to match caregivers with the appropriate skills to the care recipient’s needs.
3. How does Xedge select caregivers?
In addition to experience, skill sets and training, we meticulously select our caregivers based on other criteria auch as willingness and a positive attitude towards caring for the elderly, communication skills, and a pleasant disposition. This is to ensure that they are not only qualified but also have the right attitude and emotional quotient to care for your loved ones.
4. What is the typical profile of caregivers provided by Xedge?
Our caregivers come from various countries like the Philippines, Indonesia, Sri Lanka, India, and Myanmar, and are usually equipped with formal training such as Nursing Aide Certificate, or Caregiver Certificate. Furthermore, they are experienced in providing essential care services like mobility assistance, transferring and positioning, personal hygiene assistance, and more.
5. What ongoing support and training do Xedge caregivers receive?
Xedge provides continuous monthly training sessions conducted by our Nursing Team to keep our caregivers updated with the latest care-giving developments and to enhance their skills. This also provides a platform for caregivers to seek advice regarding the condition of their care recipients and allows for valuable social interaction and support among caregivers.
6. What benefits can a live-in caregiver provide?
A live-in caregiver can significantly enhance the quality of life for your loved ones by providing constant care and monitoring, ensuring safety, offering companionship, and aiding in various daily activities like feeding, bathing, and toileting. They can also offer specialized care for various conditions like Parkinson's, Alzheimer's, and more. This arrangement also gives peace of mind to family members knowing their loved one is cared for.