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.
Patient-acuity levels will continue rising, forcing agencies to become more specialized. Rising acuity levels are not new in this market; we’ve been tracking this trend since 2013. But today, we see the issue growing exponentially due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
As the holiday season rolls around, COVID-19 is likely keeping senior clients and their families apart. Here are some of the ways you can brighten their holiday experience.
Ep:11 Right at Home CEO Shares ‘The Positive Side of COVID-19 — and He Doesn’t Mean the Test Results’
Brian Petranick, CEO of international home care organization, Right at Home discusses why the consumers mindset has changed, why your agency is more agile than ever, which workplace adaptations are most beneficial and what opportunities you need to capitilize on now.
After a confusing couple of days with conflicting messages from the CDC, the medical community is now left to come to its own conclusion about how COVID-19 is spread and decide what we need to do to protect ourselves and others.
This year, seniors face the challenge of social distancing, a tool designed to keep them safe from COVID-19. But, social distancing increases loneliness and isolation.