6.2 million people aged 65+ currently live with Alzheimer's, yet some agencies still aren't taking the time to train their caregivers to support these individuals. Here's what your team needs to know.
For most healthcare workers, some trainings and teachings rely on the medical model that says death is a failure. If we don‘t change our perspective, we will “burn out.“
Since home care is becoming increasingly client-centric, we set out to find specific ways to curate an exceptional experience for your clients in partnership with AlayaCare.
Current research shows that following a hospital stay, receiving professional care at home can reduce readmissions by as much as 25 percent – but only if your care team has the tools and knowledge they need to make it so!
In a recent survey of more than 100 home health providers by the Home Health Care News, just four said that their organization mandates staff vaccinations. About 62% of the respondents said their organizations are encouraging or incentivizing vaccinations.
We are thrilled to announce that Barbara Karnes, RN, has graciously agreed to contribute a monthly guest blog just for In the Know readers! Barbara is an internationally recognized author, speaker, thought leader, and expert on end-of-life care and the dynamics of dying.
It’s hard to think of little else as the COVID-19 pandemic continues to wreak havoc on the world – but we can’t ignore the indirect burden the pandemic places on people with other medical conditions, like cardiovascular disease.