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How to Expand (and Retain) Your Caregiver Team with Specialty Training

Live Webinar: 2pm EST – April 28, 2021

2020 made one thing abundantly clear: home care plays a vital role in the healthcare continuum. More services are moving to the home causing significant rise in client acuity levels and an increased need for specialized caregiver training. Is your agency prepared to meet this challenge?

Creating specialty training programs for your caregivers based on the specific needs of your clientele can help your agency stand out on many levels, including recruitment, retention, marketing and client satisfaction!

Join Linda Leekley, Chief Clinical Officer at Home Care Pulse, Sandi McCann, Founder/President of Home Care of the Rockies and Lori Brasel, Director of Nursing at Laura Lynn’s Home Care as they discuss:

  • What is specialty training?

  • How specialty training benefits your caregiver recruitment and retention efforts

  • How to build specialty training programs at your agency

  • How to incentivize and motivate your team to continue their education

  • Using specialty training as a marketing tool

  • The connection between specialty training and customer satisfaction

Presented by:

Linda Leekley

Linda Leekley | Chief Clinical Officer
Home Care Pulse

Linda Leekley BS, RN is the founder of In the Know Caregiver Training. Following In the Know’s merger with Home Care Pulse, she has taken on the role Chief Content Officer at Home Care Pulse.

Linda is one of the leading caregiver training experts in the industry today, and this knowledge coupled with her passion makes In the Know the leader in both instructor-led and online caregiver training solutions. Under her guidance, In the Know training courses are written by registered nurses with caregivers in mind, focusing on their unique responsibilities, duties, experience, and education.

Linda’s mission is to continue to promote and support the professionalism of caregivers everywhere, so that home care agencies can direct their time and resources toward expanding their business.

Sandi McCann | Founder & President
Home Care of the Rockies

Sandi McCann was looking for more than a job when she moved on from a career in marketing and founded Home Care of the Rockies in 2012. She wanted to make a meaningful difference in the lives of others. Inspired by caring for a terminally ill family member, Sandi believed that older adults deserved exceptional care provided by trained and prepared professionals.

With her team, she developed the HomeCare 100 Caregiver Training Program to create a professional and qualified team of caregivers who are prepared to care for older adults with a range of complex needs.

The HomeCare 100 is the only comprehensive caregiver training program available in the region, and one of the only training programs in the nation that provides in-person classroom training and hands-on practice and demonstrations to caregivers during trainings.

She has become a valued resource to families and care partners seeking care solutions. A dynamic speaker, Sandi is also an advocate for compassionate care and wellness for both seniors and caregivers.

Lori Brasel | Director of Nursing
Laura Lynn’s Home Care

Lori Brasel, RN currently serves as the Director of Nursing and Administrator for Laura Lynn’s Home Care. A registered nurse for nearly two decades, Lori directs the Laura Lynn’s Home Care team of nurses as they provide clinical services for in-home care clients across Oklahoma. She also works to manage the communication between caregivers, family members, physicians and case workers. Lori earned her nursing degree in 2008 and served as a hospice nurse for four years before joining the Laura Lynn’s Home Care team in 2012.  Lori resides in Newcastle with her husband and 3 children.  In her free time Lori enjoys traveling, cooking out and spending time with family and friends.

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