activities director

Planning for long term care is often done for a loved one, as it becomes needed. However, long-term care should be thought of in advance.  It is hard to imagine getting into an accident or having an injury that could cause long-term care, or aging...

As we just explored what burnout is and how it can be impacting your well being, here are 5 ways to fight back and stop burnout in your life today: Recognize your main stressors. Focus on pinpointing what is causing you the most stress at...

What is an Adult Care Home? An adult care home, also known as an assisted living residence, is a facility where residents who cannot live alone or choose to no longer live by themselves reside.  An individual may need to reside at an adult care home...

Have you been looking for a way to improve your health and physical performance?  This may not be the answer you were expecting, but incorporating stretching can be a solution.  Stretching is defined as intentional movement to improve a muscle’s elasticity.  Stretching warms up your muscles...

March 11th through March 17th is 2018‘s Patient Safety Awareness week. This week is dedicated to focusing on improving patient safety and recognizing that we can all play a part in this effort. According to the Campaign for Patient Safety 4 out of 10 Americans report to have...

Maintaining an online education, while having its many benefits, also requires specific diligence to succeed.  You are not sitting in a classroom or around others who are all focusing on the topic at hand.  Rather, you have the freedom to focus on whatever you set...

Obtaining an online education is unique to this generation and is something that more and more people are exploring.  Whether you are looking to gain a whole new career or simply renew your credentials, an online education is versatile.  If you are checking out We...

Understanding basic medical terminology is becoming more and more helpful in everyday life. But, if you are working in any aspect of the healthcare industry, having a little background can be a useful tool for a successful career. Medical terminology is a language defining the human...

Most of us are familiar with the terms nursing home or senior living or maybe even skilled nursing facility.  All of these facilities provide Long Term Care to their patients.  Long Term Care can range in duration from short term to long term, depending on...

Lets review: In case you missed the last post, this week we are taking a look at the role of an Activity Director in healthcare facilities.  An Activity Director is someone who plans and coordinates activities for individuals living in care facilities.  An Activity Director has...

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