As a professional caregiver who is providing nonmedical home care to clients, each day brings new fulfillment opportunities along with the occasional challenges.
Some professions require a lot more knowledge than they do skills. Others are the opposite – they require more skill than knowledge. Caregiving is one of the more unique professions in that it requires equal parts skill and knowledge, meaning it takes a special kind of person to be a caregiver.
It takes a lot of different qualities to be good at anything, including caregiving. A job where you’re putting widgets into a box takes a whole different set of qualities than it does for a caregiver who invests themselves in another human being every day.