Your caregivers are the key to the success of your business.
This holiday season, reward them with gifts that are heartfelt and meaningful.
And by the way, your gifts don’t have to break the bank!
Here are a few ideas:
1. A Company Swag Bag
Give out re-usable bags imprinted with your company logo filled with useful items you can buy in bulk. You may want to include: Mini bottles of hand sanitizer, pocket-sized packs of tissues, a few good pens, and a notepad. If you are in a cold climate, include hand warmers (LIKE THESE) for cold mornings, or in warmer climates, give re-usable water bottles for keeping hydrated.
2. Offer a Company Sponsored Car Wash
Caregivers who travel from home to home during the day use their cars as a traveling office, a lunchroom, a break room, and even a trashcan! A great way to say “thank you” to your team is to help make their ‘catch-all-car’ a tidier and more peaceful place where they can relax between client visits. Hire a car wash and detail service to offer on-site cleanings or give gift certificates to a local carwash and detail service so Caregivers can get their car cleaned at a time that’s convenient for them.
3. Give time off to volunteer in the new year.
According to the 2018 Employee Benefits Report issued by the Society for HR Management, nearly 1 in 4 companies in the U.S. now offer paid time off to volunteer (also known as “volunteer time off”, or “VTO”). Give a one-day pass that your employees can use
anytime in 2019 for a day off to participate in a volunteer activity they might not otherwise be able to do because of their work schedules.
Offering VTO improves employee morale, recruitment, and retention. And active, engaged employees are happier, more professional, and more productive.
4. Money is always a winner!
A terrific way to say thank you for a great year is by giving end-of-year bonuses, attendance bonuses, or gift cards.
5. Provide opportunities for advancement.
Everyone appreciates a chance to learn and grow. Investing in e-learning and holding in-person classes lets your Caregivers know they are a vital part of the healthcare team. Consider adding a career ladder, Mentorship program, or advanced training in targeted topics, such as Dementia & Alzheimer’s Care or Caring for Clients with Mental Health Conditions.
Ready to Learn More?
Reach out to a Caregiver Training Advisor today to find out how easy it is to
fit professionally prepared caregiver training into your budget.
You’ll see how a small investment in training can make a
BIG improvement in your client care delivery!