Monthly Archives: September 2016

Three steps to an excellent caregiver career

  Here’s a secret …  Great caregiving jobs are parceled out like any other type of premium personal service job.  The formula is exactly the same: Experience + Credentials + Reference (who you know/how you were referred)= You get the … Continue reading

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How to become a happier caregiver

If you are a caregiver chances are you love taking care of people. You love/like frail elders or adults with special needs.  You love knowing that your work produces immediate tangible and worthwhile results by making a difference to someone. … Continue reading

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Caregiver? How to get respect

How to become a respected, confident and happier caregiver If you are a primary caregiver chances are you love taking care of people. You love/like frail elders or adults with special needs.  You love knowing that your work produces immediate … Continue reading

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Love, Money and Professional Elder Care

If you are a caregiver chances are you love taking care of people. You love/like frail elders or adults with special needs.  You love knowing that your work produces immediate tangible and worthwhile results by making a difference to someone. … Continue reading

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Caregiving Pro? How to get better jobs…

If you are a professional caregiver/direct care worker/personal care aide/carer  you provide personal care services to clients in exchange for money.  Whether you work for yourself, a home care or home health care agency, or any type of long term … Continue reading

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Review your QRP data prior to public display: Deadline 9/30

Beginning in fall 2016, CMS will publicly report IRF quality data on the IRF Compare website. CMS will publicly report performance data on three quality measures: Percent of residents or patients with pressure ulcers that are new or worsened (short … Continue reading

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Harvard Pilot Proves Value of Senior Care Auditing Checklist

Many Americans find themselves providing care for elderly loved ones. It seems never anticipated problems endlessly arise, such as maintaining quality of care and juggling long distance caregiving. On top of that, most people do not know how to evaluate or  manage … Continue reading

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