Living With Kidney Disease: Caring for our caregivers and preventing caregiver burnout
Episode 168: Living With Kidney Disease: Caring for our caregivers and preventing caregiver burnout. Not every person who provides care for their loved one will experience burnout, but the rates for those who do are staggering. As kidney patients living with kidney disease, we want to care for our caregivers and prevent caregiver burnout. Licensed Clinical Social Worker Lana Lipe shares tips to help those living with kidney disease care for their caregivers.
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About Lana Lipe:
Experienced Social Worker with a demonstrated history of working in the non-profit organization management industry, Baltimore Veteran's Affairs Medical Center, and Queen's Medical Center in Honolulu. Currently working in the Neuroscience and Surgical Intensive Care Units to help critically and chronically ill, and hospice-appropriate patients and their loved ones address complex psychosocial challenges. Skilled in Crisis Intervention, Case Management, Medical Social Work, End-of-Life planning, patient advocacy, risk assessment, motivational interviewing, Critical Incident Stress Management, and complex discharge planning. I am a strong community and social services professional with a Master’s Degree focused in Clinical/Medical Social Work from the University of Maryland School of Social Work.