useful insights on training caregiving staff

From mar chart training to communication training: useful insights on training caregiving staff

A caregiver needs a wide range of  skill sets to meet different challenges he/she will come across in a day. From medication administration documentation and organisation skills to communication skills – here we discuss some important skills that caregivers must master to provide quality care to the residents. As a care home manager, you must…

To Motivate Residents In Care homes

How To Motivate Residents In Care Homes?

Often as people age, they feel lost in their lives. Without a sense of purpose, they may feel unmotivated, hopeless or self-critical – which in turn can have an adverse effect on their mental well-being. To help seniors reconnect to things that bring them emotional fulfilment, care homes regularly conduct various senior-friendly activities. However, in…

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Self-Care Tips for Caregivers

As a caregiver, often it’s easy to get caught up with your responsibilities and forget about yourself. Each day brings new challenges as you cope with different residents with different levels of ability and behaviour. Often caregivers themselves are at an increased risk for depression and illness, especially if they do not maintain their own…

Safety Tips for New Nurses

Safety Tips for New Nurses

When it comes to healthcare, there are no two ways that patient safety should be a top priority at all times. However, due to different factors such as lack of knowledge or training, work pressure, distractions or interruptions during work, nurses may put themselves or the patients in an unsafe situation inadvertently.    If you…

Useful Insights for Caregivers

What are Prescribing Errors: Useful Insights for Caregivers

Medication errors at care homes are one of the most common causes of harm – and one of the most common causes of medical errors is prescribing errors. Here is a useful read for caregivers on prescribing errors and how can they be prevented:  Common prescribing errors: How does the eMAR medication system help?  Prescribing…