Category Archives: Home and Health Care Agency

Required Emergency Preparedness Basic Surveyor Training Course

CMS’ New Emergency Preparedness Regulation   CMS’ Emergency Preparedness Rule goes into effect November 16, 2017. This will be the first time home health agencies will be required to have an emergency preparedness plan in place. Emergency Preparedness Training: The Centers … Continue reading

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Acting as our patients’ / parents’ advocates for home care

There is inherent tension dealing with a policy flawed by its quixotic attempts to distinguish between acute and long-term functional dependencies. Specifically, they need to learn how to tell when needed services are not available because of Medicare regulations and … Continue reading

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Hiring? How to Check a Caregiver’s References

Whether hiring for a loved one (or two) at home or hiring a new employee for a small or large corporate agency, it is important to know who you are really getting. First time hiring or replacing of caregivers can … Continue reading

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4 Ways Caregivers Grow a Senior Care Auditing Career

As the frail aged population mushrooms in growth and charges of elder abuse and neglect are on the rise, where is the silver lining for caregivers?  Today the certified Senior Care Auditor can save the day for the elder and … Continue reading

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Affordable Online Caregiver Certification

Caregivers are busy people.  Busy with work, life, kids and/or other important relationships, and loving care. Caregivers are also watching their wallets.  Professional caregivers do not make much money and informal family caregivers rarely make any from caregiving –  and might have … Continue reading

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What is Senior Care Auditing?

Senior Care Auditing is a new service expected to grow substantially over the next 30 years as the population of seniors sharply increases. U.S. Department of Commerce Economics and Statistics Administration reports that “In 2050, the number of Americans aged 65 and … Continue reading

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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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