5 Tips to Make Your In-Home Care Transition Easier
Your loved ones are especially vulnerable at times of transition. Unfortunately, this can lead to care fragmentation, miscommunication, and a lack of follow-up. Each of these factors may result in oversight in diagnosis
Are You Too Stressed? 5 Anti-Stress Exercises for Any Caregiver
Stress is a fact of life. It helps your body prepare to face danger, during which you'll experience both physical and psychological changes. However, chronic stress is not healthy and can produce chronic health
How to Protect the Privacy of Your Clients While You're in Their Home
As a home health care worker, it can sometimes feel like you're a guest in someone else’s home. Your clients have an expectation of privacy and at the same time have asked you into their home to perform a job. How do
Top 5 Skills You Can Learn in the Home to Help Advance Your Career
If you have been out of school and practicing for a while, you likely noticed that it takes more than just solid technical skills and book smarts to be a great nurse. Really good nurses are able to balance a mix of
Don’t Overstep: 5 Signs You Are Doing Too Much
Do you think it's possible to care too much for your client? Today, many elderly would like to spend their last years at home, surrounded by their memories and family. To achieve this, many seniors hire an in-home
The Ultimate In-Home HealthCare Safety Checklist
It's easy to be accustomed to what makes our house a home, without realizing an area rug or floor vase may pose a safety hazard for someone we love. This safety list is a checklist of items you may consider as you walk
How to Deal With a Violent Patient
No matter your position or your workplace environment, you will likely have to deal with difficult or aggressive patients throughout your career. Although it may be understandable that patients who have lost their
The Latest Tech Trends That Will Make Home Care Easier
In a growing world of technology, it’s not surprising there are a number of new options to make it easier for in-home healthcare providers to schedule appointments, manage patient care and improve self-care. According
Caring for Caregivers: 7 Tips to Cure Your Aching Feet!
While there certainly are benefits to being active at work, being on your feet all day can sometimes be a pain…literally. As a nurse or caregiver, constantly being on the move is usually just part of the daily grind.
Managing Your Care When Caring for Others
Caregivers who care for individuals with Alzheimer’s or dementia should manage their stress to prevent burnout and keep their caregiving optimism high.