Can 16 year olds do care work?
Government regulations only allow people over the age of 18 to deliver personal intimate care (mostly personal hygiene tasks). People under the age of 16 can do the work supervised but it does mean that a 16-year-old’s work opportunities are limited.
When did my mother in law come to live with US?
A few years ago, when our youngest daughter Annie was just five months old, my elderly mother-in-law Marie came to live with us because she was no longer able to live on her own.
Are there any states that allow family members to act as personal caregivers?
Two states (Montana and New Mexico) did not respond. Most states that provide caregivers through their regular home care programs do so through home care agencies and do not allow family members to serve as paid caregivers, except in unusual, very limited circumstances.
Are there any legal rights for a caregiver?
We never got any pay and paid the majority of bills, all the food, necessities, etc., including her wipes, depends, medications, disability equipment, etc. She has a rich stepdaughter who is a realtor and owns many houses and is full of greed and dishonesty.
What did doctors do for my mother in law?
Don’t get me wrong, all the doctors who helped care for my mother-in-law were kind and compassionate, and truly concerned for her well-being. But their first concern was always dealing with the physical concerns that would prolong her life as long as possible–managing her blood pressure and her kidneys and her diabetes.
Can a caregiver refuse to take care of her mother?
If your mother has the capacity to make medical decisions and clearly makes her own decision to refuse, then there is nothing you can do, even as her caregiver. She has a legal right to make an unwise decision. The responsibility for the consequences would be hers, not yours. Q: I was a caregiver for my mother until she died.
Can you become a legal caregiver instead of a guardian?
You may be able to become a legal caregiver instead of a guardian. This is a much simpler process than guardianship, and no forms need to be filed in court. Find out what the difference between guardians and caregivers is and what kinds of decisions they can make for minors.
Do you need a marriage license for a caregiver?
Before my mom passed away two years ago, we had hired a caregiver for her through an agency. While visiting my dad recently, I found a marriage license between my dad and the caregiver! She promised to take care of him if he leaves her his pension and anything else upon his death. They don’t live together.
Can a caregiver take care of a child without legal custody?
Some states have education and/or medical “consent” laws, which allow caregivers to enroll a child in school or get medical care without having legal custody or guardianship. Medical care may include immunizations, mental health services, well-child check-ups and dental care.