Author Archives: Louise Savoie

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Temporary But Needed: Why Contracts Make Sense

Contract work is real work. The job is real, and the responsibility is the same. This is even more critical when it comes to the healthcare industry. Contract work is a common practice, and it makes sense for a variety of reasons. Contractual...

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Helping Seniors Warm Up to Their Caregivers

It seems a natural response to be wary in the presence of strangers. This behavior may extend when a patient is introduced to their new care provider. While some distance is natural in the early moments, it can impact the quality of care and...

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Preparing Your Staff for the Social Approach

Every patient needs a different approach to care, and it can get complicated depending on the situation. For those diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease, only specialized care that understands the condition can truly bring a positive...

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What to Look for in a Care Provider

A care provider’s job is more than just providing care. They also provide comfort, safety, relief, and more. If you are running a healthcare facility or need one for your family, it makes sense to expect the best from a care provider. But...

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Safety Check: Regular Home Assessment

Home safety is an important topic when it comes to home care. While this is often discussed in the early stages of acquiring care, did you know that safety checks should be regularly done at home? A regular home assessment does not need to...

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Qualities of a Reliable Live-in Caregiver

Every caregiver has their own merits and areas for improvement. How do you find which one to hire for your loved one? Aside from ensuring your home care needs are matched and addressed with the skills of a caregiver, there are other qualities...

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