Monthly Archives: January 2012

25 Jan

Quick fixes for a safer home

http://platform.twitter.com/widgets/hub.1326407570.html Leave me home!!!   You better not put me in any nursing home! Most people we speak to want to stay home.  Our concern is not just home, but home in a safe “senior friendly” environment. You can make your home safer with a few simple steps; better lighting, trip hazards like worn or torn

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10 Jan

Be careful who “cares” for your loved one. PART II

#6. THE CAREGIVER SHOWS UP AT THE HOME BUT DOESN’T KNOW WHAT’S GOING ON Every new caregiver needs to be introduced to the Client by their manager. The “Caregiver Orientation” is when the caregiver is introduced to the home environment (care plan, danger spots, Client preferences, daily routine, the location of the supplies required to

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06 Jan

Be careful who “cares” for your loved one.

When asked “would you like to go into a nursing facility or stay at home?” what do you think the vast majority of answers would be?  I think most seniors would say “keep me at home as long as you can!!!!” The baby boomer group is turning 65, on average,  at the rate of 10,000

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