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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...

There is a recent push in healthcare to transition from a patient mindset to a partner mindset.  A patient is someone who is receiving treatment and a partner is someone who takes part in his or her treatment.  This trend is patient-focused and encourages healthcare...

Continuing our topic this week on patient safety, we are taking a look at cancer screenings.  As previously mentioned, one form of a medical error can be an incorrect diagnosis.  One way to improve safety in this area is by completing recommended physical examinations, per...

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...

Earlier this week we explored job roles of a pharmacy technician.  Here is a closer look at the job requirements and job outlook of a pharmacy technician.  These are important to be aware of if you are considering this career or are interested in additional...

What is a pharmacy technician? This week is highlighting the role of a pharmacy technician.  A pharmacy technician has a significant role in assisting to keep a pharmacy safe, organized and efficient.  A pharmacy technician is part of a team that takes care of patients, specifically...

Pain is defined by Wikipedia as a distressing feeling caused by destructive stimuli.  Pain can affect any person at different points in their lives and is often unique to each individual.   Many people can say over the course of their lifetime that they have experienced...

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...

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