How to Create a Person-Centred Care Plan

The care sector is experiencing a shift in the way practices and health systems are designed and managed. Traditionally, the role of patients and their families has been one of passive “order takers”. Nowadays, many service providers are implementing a person-centred approach. This requires a shift to viewing patients and their families as active “team…

Preparing for the Baby Boomers: 3 keys to retaining millenial care staff

Millenials are estimated to account for 75% of the U.S. workforce by 2025. Fortunately for employers, they might be the most studied generation in history. This means research already exists on what millenials find important when it comes to the workplace. A Brookings study showed that Millennials put an emphasis on corporate social responsibility, teamwork,…

5 Physical Group Activities for Senior Residents

Activity Directors for senior day centers, senior housing associations, and residential care facilities alike can implement these activities into their care plan. This list focuses on providing various levels of physical and cognitive stimulation. Therefore, these activities are easily modifiable to suit the needs of your residents. Throw & Tell On each panel of a…

Have You Tried These Alternative & Complementary Therapies for Dementia?

Currently, there is no known cure for Alzheimer’s disease and few medications to treat it. As for the medications that do exist, effectiveness is quite varied. As a result, many care partners are seeking complementary or alternative therapies to treat their loved one’s symptoms and behaviors. In Alzheimer’s disease and other forms of dementia, these…