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About online PCA Certification…

Professional credentials (not state minimum low bar qualifications)  help caregivers be worth the $15 /hr more PCAs desire. They also give informal caregivers the confidence and respect they deserve. With the growing awareness of the importance of properly educated elder … Continue reading

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How Agencies quickly save time,money, and get better care staff

Dear Colleague, I am writing to you today to show you how- with no work and no expense on your part -you help ensure the caregivers you hire are dependable and qualified to provide top quality care and make your business richer. By … Continue reading

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Elder Abuse Targeted in Senate Bill

  A bill that would amend the Older Americans Act (OAA) to better protect elders from abuse was introduced to Congress by Sen.Richard Blumenthal (D-CT). Specifically, the Elder Protection and Abuse Prevention Act would establish a National Adult Protective Services … Continue reading

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Seven Facts About CertifiedCare Caregiver Certifications

For far too long there has been no way for primary caregivers of adults with disabilities, the frail elderly or those who provide primary care for persons suffering from chronic conditions to get educated and certified in their own right.  … Continue reading

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Let’s Talk About Care Staff Recruitment and Retention: Part 7 of 7

Welcome back to our final chapter in the Let’s Talk About Looming Crisis series: Part 7. I applaud your tenacity.  Thank you for investing your time and attention on this super important issue of quality care aide recruitment and retention. We … Continue reading

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Let’s Talk About: The LOOMING CRISIS:Education and Training as OnBoarding Essentials: Part 4 of 7

  “If you fail in the recruitment and selection of great people, you won’t have great employees. And without great employees, how can you possibly have a great company?” MICHAEL WRIGHT In the last portion of this article, Let’s Talk … Continue reading

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Training Project Boosted Job Satisfaction for Michigan PCAs: Study

People are finding out that it is dangerous to hire a caregiver for an elderly person who is not certified for eldercare.  A federally funded training program for Michigan personal care aides (PCAs) resulted in significantly improved job satisfaction, found … Continue reading

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