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Integrating Trauma-Informed Care in Home Health: COVID-19 Considerations
Seniors receiving care at home have a better chance of social distancing than those in skilled nursing facilities, but the stress of the pandemic is creeping into the home care environment.
Misconceptions Surround Mindfulness
Mindfulness is increasingly discussed as a tonic against stress and burnout in healthcare, but there is still confusion about the practice and how to set up a program.
Telehealth for Individuals With Developmental Disabilities During COVID-19
Telehealth and remote learning are blending together for OTs providing services for students living with developmental disabilities during the coronavirus pandemic.
Hospitals and COVID-19 Repercussions: Tips for Integrating Trauma-Informed Care
We are all experiencing trauma on some level right now. Behavioral health practitioners are well educated in trauma-informed care, and healthcare workers can benefit from their expertise.
Be an Ally of Self-Advocacy in the Time of COVID-19
The COVID-19 pandemic has disrupted the lives of people with disabilities in every way. Despite these difficult times, there is always the opportunity to promote independence and self-advocacy.
Assisted Living Residents With Dementia Respond Best to Person-Centered Care
To give good care to assisted living residents with dementia, you must use care that focuses on the specific needs of residents and their abilities — person-centered care.
Work Culture: Breaking Down Silos, Ending the Silence
While protecting patients and healthcare workers in an era of pervasive burnout needs strong leadership, it often begins with a healthy culture.
Celebrating Nurse Heroes: The Reality of Making a Difference
Each year National Nurses WeekNurses celebrates the key role nurses have played throughout history. This year is made more poignant with the COVID-19 pandemic accompanying the celebration.
Children’s Mental Health in the Time of Coronavirus: New Challenges Need Creative Solutions
Children’s Mental Health Awareness Day is an opportunity to focus on the mental health and well-being of our young people as they struggle to come to terms with the effects of the coronavirus pandemic.
This Mental Health Awareness Month, Support Your Staff and Encourage Self-Care
This year, Mental Health Month is especially pertinent, as we grapple with the coronavirus pandemic. It is a prime time for employers to ensure staff are practicing self-care techniques.
7 Days of Pandemic Self-Care for the Healthcare Professional
Real concepts you can incorporate into each day to combat the mental, emotional, spiritual, and physical fatigue you may be feeling in these difficult times.
Burnout: The Signs of Onset, Methods of Prevention
Burnout is a big problem in healthcare and a test of resilience for individual workers. A new book by a physician draws on both his own experiences and those of others who are susceptible or resilient.
SNF Therapy With COVID-19: A Guide to Providing Senior Services in Unusual Times
With therapists caring directly for elders facing often contradictory information during the COVID-19 crisis, how do we continue to provide the services needed by those in care?