Exhaustion and the Sleep-Interrupted Caregiver – Diabetes Daily

Exhaustion and the Sleep-Interrupted Caregiver – Diabetes Daily

This content originally appeared on Beyond Type 1. Republished with permission.By Bonnie O’NeilNights are the most draining of all. With the weight of our daily work, parental responsibility, and type 1 diabetes (T1D) caregiving still heavy on our shoulders, at

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Championing the caregiver experience | Healthcare Finance News

Championing the caregiver experience | Healthcare Finance News

Many physicians and nurses have been reaching their breaking point as COVID-19 surges have resulted in longer work hours, limited time with patients and the stress of daily life-and-death decisions. Burnout, a new normal for many, was an issue even

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Wage Bumps, Training and Long-Term Care Financing: Recommendations for Improving Caregiver Job Quality

Amedisys Floats Future Innovation Plans, Details COVID-19 Costs

The demand for caregivers continues to grow significantly. But unless job quality improves, filling these roles will be an uphill battle. That’s according to PHI, a New York-based advocacy organization for direct care workers. On Tuesday, the organization released a

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Behind Each of More Than 300,000 Lives Lost: A Name, a Caregiver, a Family, a Story

Behind Each of More Than 300,000 Lives Lost: A Name, a Caregiver, a Family, a Story

More than 300,000 people have died from COVID-19 in the United States. It is the latest sign of a generational tragedy — one still unfolding in every corner of the country — that leaves in its wake an expanse of

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Caregivers Feel the Strain In Tough Holiday Season

Caregivers Feel the Strain In Tough Holiday Season

By Robert Preidt HealthDay Reporter TUESDAY, Dec. 8, 2020 (HealthDay News) — The coronavirus pandemic makes the holidays even more difficult for caregivers of loved ones with Alzheimer’s disease and other types of dementia, an expert says. “Even in

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Poor Job Quality, Low Wages Continue to Hurt Caregiver Recruitment in Home Care

Amedisys Floats Future Innovation Plans, Details COVID-19 Costs

Over the past decade, low compensation, inadequate training and limited career advancement opportunities have weakened job quality for caregivers. That, in turn, has limited the pool of hiring candidates for home care providers. But in light of caregivers’ role amid

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PHI Launches Multi-State Caregiver Advocacy Initiative

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PHI announced Tuesday that it has launched a multi-state advocacy initiative centered on improving working conditions for caregivers. PHI’s “Essential Jobs, Essential Care” initiative aims to advocate for state laws and regulations that strengthen the caregiver workforce over the next

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Griswold Home Care CEO: Operators Must Have an ‘Amazon Prime’ Mentality to Caregiver Recruitment

Griswold Home Care CEO: Operators Must Have an ‘Amazon Prime’ Mentality to Caregiver Recruitment

Blue Bell, Pennsylvania-based Griswold Home Care is finding its stride after a key leadership addition to start the year. The large home care franchiser named Michael Slupecki CEO in February — and it’s been a journey ever since. Slupecki, who

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