Category Archives: Care Giving Grants

Community Based At Home Care Programs

BACKGROUND Researchers estimate that 19.6 percent of seniors hospitalized were readmitted within 30 days of discharge, in part due to the failure to adequately attend to the care transition at discharge. Nurses have long asked how the transition from hospital … Continue reading

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Momentum Builds for Scope-of-Practice Reform

As the population ages, a growing number of older adults and their families could benefit from the wide range of services that Advanced Practice Registered Nurses, APRNs, especially the nation’s estimated 154,000 nurse practitioners (NPs), can deliver. These nurses have … Continue reading

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PCA Appreciation Day!

PLEASE   Tweet, Email, Facebook, “LinkIn”, MySpace, Blog, Text, Sign, Call, Tell, Write to anyone who you think might benefit from knowing about this opportunity.  This is an easy way for you to help reduce ignorance based or inadvertent  elder … Continue reading

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CertifiedCare sponsoring Benjamin Rose Institute seminar

CertifiedCare sponsoring Benjamin Rose Institute seminar in Cleveland, Ohio Dec. 6.

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What is a Care Guide?

A ‘Care Guide’ is a registered referral resource for CertifiedCare, the global caregiver education and certification not for profit organization that is fighting elder abuse via caregiver education. CertifiedCare sponsors the Sweet Relief Community Action Program (SRCAP) Care Guide program … Continue reading

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The ADRC Initiative

Health and Human Services (HHS) Secretary Kathleen Sebelius announced $12.5 million in awards to Aging and Disability Resource Centers (ADRCs) to support older Americans and people with disabilities stay independent and receive long-term services and supports. These grants, funded by … Continue reading

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Question for Dr. CC: How do I become a Home Care Waiver consumer?

Q. How do I become a Home Care Waiver consumer in Ohio? A. There is qualifying criteria individuals must meet in order to become eligible for services through the Ohio Home Care Waiver. Go to http://www.ohiohcp.org to learn about the … Continue reading

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