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Performance improvement through staff training and workforce development
Elopement in Children with Autism
Seven-year-old Xavion Young of Texas City, outside of Houston, disappeared on January 6 when he managed to unlock a back, ....
February is All About the Heart
The good news is healthcare professionals now have more tools than ever to help make a difference in awareness, management, and treatment for heart health.
Recognizing Hazards in the Home: Are Your Caregivers Prepared?
At the core of home care services is protecting your clients’ safety. From a fiscal standpoint, you depend on client referrals and satisfaction to keep your agency operating. Prioritize client safety and everyone wins, but to do so your caregivers must be able to recognize all the hazards in a visit.
Recognizing and Treating Compassion Fatigue in DSPs
Your Direct Support Professionals (DSPs) are especially susceptible to compassion fatigue and it can lead to your most caring and committed DSPs leaving the job.
Credentialing for Direct Support Professionals
Shouldn’t we invest in DSPs’ knowledge, competency-based skills and professional values that lead to credentials and career ladders
Using Video for Skill Acquisition
Video modeling is one way IDD providers can use technology to help the individuals they serve learn new skills and gain independence.
Technology and the Opioid Epidemic: Your Questions Answered
What is the current state of the opioid crisis and what types of newer technology can help providers make a positive impact on outcomes?
What is Important to a Millennial Nurse?
As much as it pains me to say, I am a millennial. I’d like to think of myself as more, ....
Plan Ahead to Integrate Technology for Efficient Workflow
Technological innovations have brought significant gains to healthcare but there is room for improvement in how technology is integrates into workflows.
Cognitive Overload in Healthcare
To reduce the cognitive load on caregivers and employees, healthcare organizations need to be diligent in selecting the changes they wish to achieve in the organization.
Turning Around Turnover in Behavioral Health
According to a panel at a recent health summit, the statewide annual turnover rate for direct care workers in the mental health field is a staggering 37%.
All About Unlicensed Caregivers in the Home
Unlicensed caregivers have a special role to fulfill in home care. They are critically important in helping clients live as independently as possible in their own homes!
How Assessments Can Help Human Services Providers
Once a new employee is hired and onboarded, assessments can provide important insights into their competencies, knowledge, skills, and characteristics.
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