New caregiver notes: How to improve your professional etiquette?

While necessary training and skills are a must to meet the job requirements, caregivers must also possess professional etiquette. An important skill, professional etiquette, is creating a mutually respectful work atmosphere and improving communication between other caregivers and the residents. If you are a new caregiver, here are some tips to improve your professional etiquette:…

What is A Medication Audit?

Healthcare settings such as care homes and nursing homes undergo inspections by the department of health and social care. To be compliant with the guidelines set by the departments, it is necessary for them to demonstrate how they audit and monitor all aspects of medication management. The purpose of a medication audit is to ensure…

Safe Medication Administration: Useful guide

Safe and accurate medication administration is important in all healthcare settings, including care homes. Inappropriate medication can jeopardise resident safety and can lead to health complications that could have been otherwise avoided.    Here is a useful guide for caregivers on safe medication administration:    Avoid distractions: One of the ways to reduce medication errors…