Monthly Archives: June 2013

Infection Control in Long-term Care: Safeguarding Your Environment: Part 2

PART 2 – CertifiedCare.org offers online e-text training for Personal Care Aides, Nurses and CNAs in Long-Term Care Facilities –    Can you and your staff define the risk imposed by infectious diseases?       Can you and your staff … Continue reading

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Infection Control in Long Term Care: Safeguarding Your Environment: Part 1

Infectious diseases pose significant hazards to staff and Patients in long-term care. Controlling the spread of infection is like fighting an invisible enemy. When staff members take the appropriate precautions, caregivers and Patients should never see the results. Only when … Continue reading

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10 ways to safeguard against falls

Falls are the number one cause of injury to persons over 70.  Many of those falls result in broken bones.  Imagine your surprise when you break a bone simply by pushing on a stuck window or bend down to pick … Continue reading

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Caregiving is Fast Growing Career Path- No College Required

78% of adults living in the community and in need of long-term care depend on family and friends as their only source of help. In the United States there are over 45 million senor citizens and this population adds a … Continue reading

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Home Care Services and the Affordable Care Act

Aging Services Employers shared Responsibilities under Affordable Care Act Aging-services employers must begin to examine the implications of the Affordable Care Act’s mandates and penalties on their employer-sponsored health benefits. With many of the law’s central provisions related to accessing … Continue reading

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