Home Care Industry News - #theHCD

Posts by Valerie VanBooven, RN BSN, Editor in Chief of HomeCareDaily.com

Sometimes Seniors Refuse Home Care Support

It’s sometimes easy to assume that when people need help around the house, such as after they’ve returned home from an extended stay at the hospital due to a medical emergency or accident, that they would accept it. However, the reality is much different and many seniors would prefer to be ‘left alone’ rather than have a home care aide or other support individual coming into their home.

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Bronx-Based Agency Aims to Improve Training and Retention for Home Health Aides

What are some of the challenges facing the in home care industry these days? For those who state it’s retention of qualified and compassionate caregivers, that would be one fair assessment. There are numerous possible reasons for these challenges, and not the least of them have to do with wages, benefits, and adequate training.

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