Medical Record

Important insights for caregivers on keeping & organizing medical records

As a caregiver, you would know how significant your role is in keeping and organizing medical records.  You have to communicate with healthcare providers, schedule appointments, and manage medications. As a result, you have the responsibility to collect and maintain accurate medical records. These records can be invaluable when it comes to coordinating care, monitoring…

Supervisor Communicating with Caregiver

How Can Supervisors Overcome Communication Barriers with Caregivers?

Supervisors play an important role in ensuring that caregivers are providing high-quality care to the residents.  To do this, supervisors need to be able to effectively communicate with caregivers. This includes being able to give clear instructions, how to use medication administration record software, giving feedback, and answering any questions that caregivers may have. By…

Why Does Caregiving Training Matter?

A good caregiver needs a wide range of skill sets to meet different challenges at work. From medication management to respect the resident’s privacy while offering personal care, caregivers have a lot of tasks on their plate. Reputed care homes provide their caregiving staff with adequate training in these areas. If you are a care…

Important Insights on medication errors

Important Insights on Medication Errors

In the UK, over 237 million medication errors occur each year.  This staggering number reveals the importance of understanding and preventing medication errors. Knowing about medication errors can reduce the complications of errors and increase patient safety. As a care home supervisor, identifying factors contributing to medication errors can help prevent their occurrence or recurrence.…