Why Might Seniors Need Care?

Being a caregiver in a healthcare facility  means taking care of  another person— caring for their physical health and emotional well-being with compassion, respect and dignity. The amount of care a resident needs depends on his/her ability to perform routine daily tasks independently. Some people may just require extra help with daily activities such as…

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…

How to pick the right electronic medication system for your care home

How to pick the right electronic medication system for your care home?

  Medical compliance, reduced paperwork, real-time access to information and instant collaborations are some of the many benefits of using an electronic medication system such as eMAR. In today’s digital world, there are different software and technologies offering great services to care homes and it can be a bit overwhelming to choose the right one.…

How does eMAR help care home staff work efficiently

How does eMAR help care home staff work efficiently?

Implementing eMAR (electronic medication administration record) is undoubtedly one of the most important investments that care homes can make.  The digital medical records-keeping system is a cost-effective solution to eliminate several paper-based hassles inherent in care homes. By implementing electronic MAR sheet medication administration, care homes can significantly lower the risks of medication errors which,…