Caregiving beyond belief in Nigeria


IN this piece, I make a case for caregiving beyond belief in one of the world’s most religious nations, Nigeria. I provide a much-needed balance in the perception and representation of caregiving in the country. Caregiving makes it possible for individuals who are in need to relieve their burdens. A caregiver helps a person who is unable to help or take care of himself or herself. A person may be unable to cater for himself or herself due to ailments, frailty, or disability, due to impairment linked to old age or mental disorder. A caregiver provides basic assistance including assessing medical needs, preparing a care plan, assisting with basic needs such as eating or bathing,…

Source: Nigerian Tribune