What is a Caregiver?

A caregiver whether a relative, or paid employee who will remain with you throughout your stay at the Special Needs Shelter. They will furnish supportive care such as assuming primary responsibility for assisting the shelteree to the bathroom, with meals, and care. They will assume responsibility for administering routine medications as in the home setting and will assume responsibility for managing oxygen and equipment.

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1. What is the Special Needs Registry?
2. What is a Special Needs Shelter?
3. What process is used to determine Special Needs Sheltering?
4. How often do I have to register or update my Special Needs application?
5. Do I qualify for Special Needs Sheltering?
6. Will I be notified of a pending disaster?
7. What if I need transportation to the Special Needs Shelter?
8. Can I go to the Special Needs Shelter if I reside in an Assisted Living Facility or Nursing Home?
9. Can I receive my hemodialysis treatments at the Special Needs Shelter?
10. What is a Caregiver?
11. Why do I need a Caregiver?