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Personal Care Homes - A Senior Living Community Option

Posted on September 11, 2017

Presenter: Spencer Brown, CMC, LNFA, MSG, Aging Care Manager

With so many senior living community options - how do you know what is best for you or your loved one. Spencer Brown provides the much needed information on what you need to know about senior living communities and introduces you to personal care homes. He will help you to understand the differences between residental care homes and personal care homes as well as differentiate between licensed and unlicensed settings. If you are considering a senior living community for yourself or a loved one - this video will provide the answers to your many questions. 

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Wandering and Elopement: Keeping Seniors Safe

Posted on July 31, 2017

Presenter:  Maria Wellisch, RN, LNFA

Wandering and elopement are very real threats for someone suffering from dementia or Alzheimer's. For caregivers this is of great concern. Raising awareness, understanding the risk factors, and taking appropriate preventative measures can lead to best outcomes.The information in this video will greatly assist those caring for someone in the home or professional caregivers in long term care settings in keeping our aging loved ones safe.

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The Perfect Med Pass

Posted on February 23, 2016

Presenter: Carrie Allen, PharmD, CGP

A “med pass” is the common term used to describe the process of dispensing medicine to nursing home patients as ordered. Medication errors in nursing homes and other inpatient medical facilities are recognized as a common problem in the medical field. This webcast covers the skills necessary to conduct a perfect med-pass and ensure the safety of both the resident and the nurse.

  • Professionalism
  • Hippa
  • Technical
  • Infection Control
  • Med Safety

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What to Look for in a Long Term Care Facility

Posted on October 29, 2015
What should you look for in a long term care facility? What are the most important questions to ask? Who should you be speaking with? All of these are important questions that families often need answers to when they make the decision to find care for a loved one or parent. 

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What happened with my mother's cashmere sweater??!!

Posted on October 29, 2015
While there are many benefits of employing a caregiver (or assisted living facility) to care for your aging parents, an unfortunate scenario may come up: caregiver theft. How can you best protect your loved ones from caregiver theft, and how can you discern between something being misplaced versus actually stolen? Watch this video to find out. 

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What Does Being 'Directly Responsible' for the Dental Care of NF Residents Mean?

Posted on October 29, 2015
Senior dental care can be a difficult topic to handle. Who is directly responsible for the dental care of residents? What are the best ways for seniors to maintain quality oral health? If you are a caregiver, or you have a staff to train, watch this free video to learn more about senior dental care.

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What is a Foley Catheter? How do I care for a Foley Catheter?

Posted on March 5, 2015

There is often confusion and questions surrounding the use of a Foley catheter. In this presentation, urologist David Talley, MD, demonstrates the types, use, and care of a Foley catheter, alleviating fears and anxieties and making caregivers and patients feel more comfortable about its use.

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Top Ten Tips for Reducing the Risk of Becoming the Next Victim of Elder Abuse

Posted on March 5, 2015

Elder abuse can be difficult to recognize and prove because victims are often overlooked, ignored, disbelieved, or simply abandoned. With over a decade of experience as an elder abuse prosecutor with the San Diego County District Attorney’s office, Paul Greenwood shares ten tips he has learned through experience with hundreds of elder abuse cases that can help prevent abuse. This video helps older adults, caregivers, and professionals working with elders become more aware of the types of crimes that are being done against seniors, and take active, effective steps to protect older people and ensure they do not become victims of elder abuse.

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Tell Me What YOU Do!

Posted on March 5, 2015

This long-term care education video provides an inside look at the role of each employee in long-term care facilities and shares a unique perspective about all departments, services, and care coordination that occurs in serving residents. If you think you know about all the employees who work in long-term care, you may be surprised by this presentation. 

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Surviving Norovirus - Not Just a Cruise Ship Issue

Posted on March 3, 2015

With 21 million cases identified each year, it is understandable to have concerns about the norovirus in seniors. Noroviris is often associated with outbreaks on cruise ships, but the most commonly reported settings of the virus are actually healthcare facilities, including nursing homes and hospitals. Prevention and control of this virus is essential for the well-being of residents and staff.  In this informative webcast you will learn the key factors about norovirus, how to identify and manage an outbreak, and tips for preventing the spread of this potentially dangerous illness.

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