Care Communities & Housing For Professional Caregivers
Caregiver training can be a gap for employees like CNAs and similar staff providing support in independent, assisted living, memory care, and nursing homes. Learn how to balance requests from residents and their family members even if you don’t have a background in healthcare but want to work in a community providing dietary, operations, marketing, activities, or other support.
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What Factors Impact Resident Satisfaction in Assisted Living?
Many factors impact resident satisfaction in assisted living: care staff, quality of food, activities, and relationships with other residents are just a few. Resident satisfaction in assisted living can be challenging for communities facing staffing concerns and rising operational costs. With m...Free Professional Library - Click Here to Read
Is Dementia a Risk Factor for Caregiver Neglect?
Is a diagnosis of dementia a risk factor for neglect by caregivers? Learn how to know if caregiver burnout is negatively impacting your ability to provide care. Nearly 50% of individuals living in assisted living are diagnosed with dementia; one-third to one-half experience agitated behaviors a...Free Professional Library - Click Here to Read
Culture Change and Person Centered Care
Culture change and person-centered care result when healthcare workers on the front lines are valued and supported by organizations. Despite significant national efforts since the 1980s, to improve quality of care, quality of life remains sub-standard for many nursing homes and assisted living ...Free Professional Library - Click Here to Read
Sexual Expression in Nursing Homes and Care Communities
How can care staff support the right of residents living in nursing homes and care communities for sexual expression? Discussions surrounding sexual expression by residents living in care communities and in nursing homes should occur more often but do not. Care staff often discovers themselves ...Free Professional Library - Click Here to Read
Teamwork: Sales vs. Service
Employees working in independent, assisted living, memory care, and skilled nursing face the ongoing challenge of maintaining community census. Learn how hy supporting the skill levels of direct care staff may be one way to ease sales versus service battles. ...Free Professional Library - Click Here to Read
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