By reviewing the activities of a typical day for the patient you will be able to determine the specific duties required. It helps to create a timeline of activities so that you plan for meals, naps and regular appointments.
Assess the degree of specialty:
If the patient suffers from any degree of dementia or physical disability make sure you look for a caregiver with appropriate knowledge and experience.
Determine the need for meal preparation:
Not only should you make a choice for a caregiver on their ability to prepare meals if necessary, but also their understanding and ability to create diet-specific meal choices.