3 Ways Care Management Software Improves Communication During a Pandemic

The old adage ‘communication is key’ rings especially true right now. It seems everyone is looking for clarity, direction and reassurance. Unfortunately, panic is high. Government guidance can be unclear, people’s opinions are divided and uncertainty lurks at every corner. Senior care communities are feeling these tensions and pressures to a greater degree. Senior residential…

Outreach During COVID-19 Outbreak: Best Practices for Care Homes & Adult Day Care Services

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We are living in uncertain times of global pandemic. COVID-19, which appears to severely affect elderly people and those with compromised immune systems, is rapidly spreading. Therefore, senior care providers are on high alert. They’re doing everything they can to keep their residents and service users safe. Residential care homes are taking every precaution possible….

7 Habits of Highly Effective Activity Coordinators

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The role of Activity Coordinators is often misunderstood. Many hold the perception that this job is all fun and games. Sure, the job itself is rewarding and enjoyable. However, there is much more to the position than having a laugh and coming up with ideas. Activity Coordinators juggle diverse and far-reaching responsibilities. They create activities…

Caring Conversation Starters: 20 questions care staff can ask residents

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When your job is to provide care for individuals, it is easy to break down a day into tasks. Certainly, taking vitals, distributing meds, dressing, showering, feeding, transporting, etc. are all necessary parts of caring for someone’s wellbeing. However, it is important to take stock of whether you are providing emotional care and support to…

Six Strategies for Combatting Social Isolation in the Elderly

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Social isolation is something that communities across the world are attempting to combat through senior programming and resources. As people age, their loved ones pass away and health conditions arise that can lead to various social and physical barriers. While this is a natural part of ageing, it often leaves older adults lacking social support…