Healthcare professionals and institutions are pivotal for the healing and well-being of patients and play a significant role for family caregivers as well. The stressed healthcare system in India throws up significant challenges in terms of HCP burnout, reduced healthcare system efficiency and stress for medical students and early professional who are under-skilled in softer skills.
Doctors, nurses and healthcare systems as experts for disease-specific information are critical for knowledge transfer of caregiving skills
Primary caregiver mediation improves patient, provider and health system outcomes, through “inform-activate-collaborate” interventions
Doctors and nurses productivity goes up by 50-60% if they
- Engage and empathize with the caregiver
- Manage caregiver anxiety through effective and efficient communication
- Provide guidance to the caregivers for day to day tasks