October was a busy month at ITK!
If you blinked, you probably missed something important!
Here are a few highlights of what we covered.
Oct 2, 2019:
In this post, we learned that the absenteeism rate for Caregivers (CNA, PCA, HHA, Aides, etc.) in Long Term Care Facilities and Home Care is close to 10%. And we looked at the reasons why this is so high. But it’s not enough just to know WHY. You also have to know what to do about it!
DOWNLOAD 44 Ways to Reduce Unplanned Caregiver Absences to learn 44 best-practice ideas you can put in place right now to reduce caregiver absenteeism!
Oct 8, 2019:
The first week of the month was Mental Illness Awareness Week. But, at ITK, we believe in spotlighting mental illness awareness all year long. Mental health is a vital part of overall health. It affects how people think, feel, and behave.
Are your caregivers prepared to handle the challenges that go along with caring for clients with mental health-related challenges?
Find out by downloading the Mental Health Caregiver Challenge.
Oct 16, 2019:
Earlier this year, Victoria Brown’s Recruitment Reality Series taught us that when it comes to hiring caregivers, “beggars can’t always be choosers.” And that means you will likely need to hire “NOVICE” caregivers who have little or no training or experience. We gave you three essential ways to support, train, and retain your novice caregivers.
Oct 22, 2019:
According to the experts at Home Care Pulse, the second-highest complaint from home care clients in 2018 was about caregivers not being appropriately trained. So, we teamed up with Home Care Pulse to develop The Caregiver Learning Ladder. It’s a reliable roadmap that will help you tailor your training program to meet the needs of your caregivers and your unique client population.
Download The Caregiver Learning Ladder today to learn exactly what training your caregivers need.
Oct 24, 2019:
We created The Caregiver Training Curriculum Mapping Tool to help streamline the process of deciding what you want and need to offer for caregiver training.
Download this free tool today to see how easy it is to create the customized training program your caregivers need and your clients deserve.