Taking care of an ailing loved one comes with plenty of challenges. The main obstacle would usually revolve around the amount of time spent as a caregiver, whether it could mean planning out a medical schedule for their patient, constantly sending them to clinical appointments or simply being there when they need someone to interact with.
When someone brings up a possibility of an accident, you might scoff and think that there’s really nothing much that can be done about it. After all, an accident is something that’s out of our control. You can reduce the chances of it occurring, but when it happens, it happens.
This article is written by Adel, who is a lawyer by training, and was a litigation lawyer in her previous life. She's now an over-indulgent mum to two little girls. She currently works part time at CaregiverAsia as General Counsel. Aside from entertaining her kids, Adel spends her spare time scouring for good eats in Singapore and beyond. She especially enjoys documenting her obsession for good food in the form of photos on Instagram. Always thinking of what and where to eat next...
A Will is a legal document in which a person declares what he or she wants done with his or her property at the time of their death. A Will does not take effect until the person who wrote it, known as the testator, passes on. The testator can also revoke a Will at any time before his or her death.
It’s a frightening prospect for many caregivers to be the subject of a lawsuit from their careseekers. Those without a caregiver insurance might end up in a situation whereby a mistake or a momentary lapse in judgement during a medical procedure or a case can threaten to end both their professional career and livelihood.