After spending most of 2020 updating the same COVID-19 course at least twelve times, we decided it was time for a completely new and fresh take on the matter for the new year!
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.
This week, we officially expanded our library to include training for home health and hospice clinicians and aides through the acquisition of Home Care Institute, a leading provider of training solutions for the home health and hospice industry.
The second-highest complaint from home care clients in 2018 was about caregivers not being appropriately trained.The second-highest complaint from home care clients in 2018 was about caregivers not being appropriately trained.
Many of your competitors already use professionally prepared caregiver training materials. In fact, 72% of all providers in last year's Home Care Benchmarking Study reported using professional training.
Alcohol use among older adults has been rising steadily over the past few decades. By 2020, it is estimated that 5.7 million seniors will use or misuse alcohol.
The Alzheimer's Association has declared June Alzheimer's and Brain Awareness Month. It's a perfect time to open the conversation about Alzheimer's disease and other dementias.
While there are several ways to make a bed or remind clients to take medication, preparing and serving meals that meet (or exceed) an elder's needs and expectations requires a deeper level of understanding.