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Alzheimer's Disease Caregiver Challenge

Are Your Caregivers Prepared to Care for Clients with Alzheimer’s Disease? Here’s your Alzheimer’s Disease Caregiver Challenge! Distribute to measure your Caregivers’ knowledge and comfort level in caring for clients with this common disease.
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Alzheimer’s Disease Caregiver Challenge

The Heart Smart Caregiver Challenge

High blood pressure, high cholesterol, and smoking are key risk factors for heart disease. About half of all Americans have at least one of these three risk factors. So, chances are good that your Caregivers encounter clients with heart disease (or the risk for it) on a regular basis.

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The Heart Smart Caregiver Challenge

Caregiver Challenge: Get In the Know About Nutrition

Many of the diseases suffered by the senior clients you serve are the result of dietary habits, some of which have been practiced for a lifetime. So, how do you help someone with heart disease or diabetes make food choices that support or improve their health? You do it by getting In the Know about Nutrition.

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Caregiver Challenge: Get In The Know Now About Nutrition

Caregiver Challenge: Get In the Know Now about Mental Health

Mental health is a vital part of overall health. It affects how people think, feel, and behave. And even though our senior clients often “seem okay,” nearly 20 percent of people over age 60 suffer from some type of mental health issue, such as depression, anxiety, OCD, hoarding disorder, PTSD, bipolar disorder, or schizophrenia. Yet, less than 3 percent seek help for their problem.

Take the Mental Health Challenge!

Inside, you’ll find:

A thought-provoking quiz for caregivers, tips on recognizing the signs of depression, and an explanation of how to help someone who may be a hoarder.

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Caregiver Challenge: Get In the Know Now about Mental Health

Pain Awareness Caregiver Challenge

Are Your Caregivers In the Know about Pain and Common Pain Treatments? Distribute the “Pain Awareness Caregiver Challenge” to measure your Caregivers’ knowledge and comfort level in helping clients manage pain in safe and effective ways.

Inside you’ll find:

  • A thought-provoking quiz for caregivers.
  • Tips on recognizing pain symptoms,
  • Plenty of non-drug solutions to manage pain, and
  • An explanation of how to recognize drug addiction and diversion in healthcare workers.
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Pain Awareness Caregiver Challenge

Infection Control Caregiver Challenge

Are Your Caregivers In the Know about Infection Control? Infection control should always be a priority, but with flu season approaching, it’s more important than ever for your caregivers to have the tools they need to keep themselves and their clients healthy. Download the Challenge today!

Inside you’ll find:

  • A thought-provoking quiz for caregivers.
  • Tips on breaking the chain of infection,
  • Advice on when and why handwashing is necessary, and
  • An in-depth look at the symptoms of the flu.
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Infection Control Caregiver Challenge

Training Your Caregivers

Framework for a Fantastic Orientation

Are you making any of the most common orientation mistakes? You go to great lengths to hire the right people. Keeping them is the problem! Most employee turnover happens within the first three months of employment. That means your ORIENTATION can make all the difference!

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Framework for a Fantastic Orientation

A Step-By-Step Guide to Designing & Delivering A Dazzling Continuing Education Program

Do you offer a customized continuing education
program for your caregivers? Organizations that build targeted training reap three important benefits that increase their ROI.

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Designing & Delivering A Dazzling CE Program

Your Guide To Advanced Training For Caregiver Specialists

Are you going above and beyond? You have certain courses you HAVE to give. These are your state and federal requirements. But, it’s going above and beyond those minimum standards that will set you apart from the rest!

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Your Guide To Advanced Training For Caregiver Specialists

Grow Your Business

44 Ways To Reduce Caregiver Absences

WHY ARE CAREGIVERS ABSENT?

Unplanned caregivers absences occur for many reasons, including illness, child care issues, transportation problems, low workplace morale, stress, and burnout.

WHAT CAN YOU DO ABOUT IT?

It’s not enough just to understand WHY your caregivers have unplanned absences. You must also know what to do about it! Download this report today for 44 best practice ideas you can put in place right now to reduce caregiver absenteeism!

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44 Ways To Reduce Caregiver Absences

How to Measure Client Satisfaction in Your Caregivers

When is the last time you conducted a client satisfaction survey? Better yet, when was the last time you conducted a client satisfaction survey that focused exclusively on the most important part of your business–client care? Download the guide to learn how!

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How to Measure Client Satisfaction

5 Ready-To-Use Home Care Tools For Preventing Readmissions To The Hospital

Is Your Team Ready to Prevent Readmissions?
Preventing readmission starts when a patient enters the hospital. Hospital staff do everything they can. But, preventing readmission doesn’t end with the discharge. When the hospital hands off care, the responsibility to prevent readmission lies with the new care team. AND THAT’S YOU!
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5 Home Care Tools For Preventing Readmissions To The Hospital

25 Ways To Recruit Caregivers

WHY IS RECRUITING CAREGIVERS SO HARD? Recruiting caregivers can feel a little bit like going into Walmart at 4am on Black Friday. There are WAY more jobs than there are caregivers to fill them. And that means competition is fierce!
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25 Ways to Recruit Caregivers

How to Increase Buy-In for Professionally Prepared Caregiver Training

YOU understand the importance of providing professionally prepared caregiver training. And, you may have even chosen the provider you like best. But, how do you get your decision-makers on the same page?

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How to Increase Buy-In for Professionally Prepared Caregiver Training

A Pre-Screening Tool for Hiring Caregivers in Home Care

Why is Caregiver Turnover So High? Most senior care agencies who hire direct care workers need people—and they need them NOW. That leads to hiring anyone (or everyone) who shows an interest and can make it to the interview.

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A Pre-Screening Tool for Hiring Caregivers in Home Care

A Pre-Screening Tool for Hiring Caregivers in Long Term Care

Why is Caregiver Turnover So High? Most long term care facilities need people—and they need them NOW. That leads to hiring anyone (or everyone) who shows an interest and can make it to the interview.

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A Pre-Screening Tool for Hiring Caregivers in Long Term Care

5 Ways to Shift the Caregiver Shortage Paradigm

One million.  According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, that’s the number of new direct care workers required across the country by 2024. But, an average turnover rate of 66 percent and an ever-shrinking pool of applicants has home care and long-term care employers desperate for a solution.

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5 Ways to Shift the Caregiver Shortage Paradigm

Inspire Your Team

5 Ways To Build A More Engaged And Connected Caregiver Team

Why is employee engagement so important? Employee engagement is far more important than you might think. It impacts everything! Studies show that improving employee engagement reduces staff turnover, improves productivity and increases client satisfaction. But more than that, engaged employees have a greater sense of purpose and are generally happier, both at work and at home.
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5 Ways To Build A More Engaged And Connected Caregiver Team

Inspire Your Ordinary Team To Deliver Extraordinary Care

How would your team measure up in a “People Skills Inventory?” 77% of employers believe people skills are more important that technical skills! Find out how your team is doing with the People Skills Inventory!

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Inspire Your Ordinary Team To Deliver Extraordinary Care

38 Ways To Motivate Your Caregiver Team

Explore creative ideas and best practices for motivating a strong caregiver team. Your caregivers are the core of your business – make sure you have practices in place to motivate and encourage them in their work.
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38 Ways To Motivate Your Caregiver Team

Webinars

How to Stand Out in a Crowded Market with Caregiver Specialists

Your reputation means EVERYTHING! It’s what your clients and referral sources say about you when someone asks, “Who do you recommend for home care?” It’s how YOU stand out in a crowded market!

How do you build a solid reputation? You do it by providing a stable and knowledgeable care team made up of “Caregiver Specialists.”

What exactly is a Caregiver Specialist? A Caregiver Specialist is a Caregiver with advanced training in a targeted topic that is relevant to the client population he or she serves.

Join us and find out how your organization can improve recruitment, retention, referrals, client care and ultimately, client satisfaction through advanced training for “Caregiver Specialists”.

You Can’t Always Get What You Want! So, Create the Team That You Need!

Finding qualified caregivers is a huge challenge. You can’t hire just ANYBODY. But now, you can significantly increase your talent pool when you know how to CREATE the team you NEED! Check out this webinar to find out how your organization can use targeted screening, caregiver certification, professional training and a little inspiration to CREATE the caregiver team you NEED.

Here’s what you’ll learn:
– How to use a targeted screening tool to find the RIGHT Caregivers.
– Tips and tricks for a fantastic orientation.
– How to use Caregiver Certification to standardize care delivery.
– The importance of choosing professionally prepared caregiver training materials.

[GUEST WEBINAR] How to Sell Value Over Price in Home Care

There’s no doubt that price is factored into any purchasing decision. In fact, the price of home care services is the number one concern for most family caregivers.

But price alone will not seal the deal. Your clients want to know what VALUE your agency offers that sets you apart from your competitors.

So, how do you sell your agency’s value over price?

Join us as we welcome Merrily Orsini, expert home care marketing strategist, to discuss the ever-changing home care marketing world and learn expert strategies for selling home care value over price.

Using Training to Recruit Top Talent

Join IntheKnow‘s Linda Leekley as she teams up with Maggie Keen from myCNAjobs to tackle the latest topic in their Data Driven Strategy Series—USING TRAINING TO RECRUIT TOP TALENT.

What Will You Learn?

Linda and Maggie will show you how training can improve BOTH recruitment and retention.

And, they will give you the tools you need to act now to attract more candidates and make great hires in 2018.

OUR MISSION

It's our mission to prepare your Caregivers to deliver the highest quality of care to your clientsleaving you with more time to grow your business!

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