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…

MAR nursing chart, drug dosage, medication label and other useful insights for new caregivers

MAR Nursing Chart, Drug Dosage, Medication Label and Other Useful Insights for New Caregivers

In the typical day of a caregiver, as much as one third of the time may be spent recording and maintaining medication records. Additional time is spent reviewing MAR nursing charts or trying to access data about a resident that must be somewhere in the previous MAR nursing charts. To provide quality care, caregivers need…

Mar Charts in Medication Administration & Other Useful Insights for New Caregivers

Mar Charts in Medication Administration & Other Useful Insights for New Caregivers

Medication administration is a major responsibility for caregiving staff. They need to be skillful at administering medications. Also, they should be aware of the expected effects of the drugs administered and their possible side effects. Here we discuss a few useful insights for new caregivers on medication administration, MAR charts and other important guidelines. There…

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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…