Trends show that employees are increasingly taking on the care of elderly loved ones. With this responsibility may bring a burden into their workplace. From increased absenteeism, to decreased productivity, and a negative impact on the general health of the employee/caregiver, it can impact the bottom line.
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On August 11th, Visiting Nurse Association of Ohio hosted the 2nd Annual Treasures of Mid-Ohio to support the organization’s mission for providing the highest-quality home care services in the community. The evening gathered nearly 160 guests to enjoy fine foods, an extensive silent auction, and a program that exemplified our mission.
The complexities of being an elder-caregiver can significantly affect the day-to-day responsibilities of an employee. From lost workplace productivity to personal healthcare, caregivers are sacrificing their individual goals to meet the needs of a loved one.
Like nearly all home health organizations, Visiting Nurse Association of Ohio has been faced with increasing competition, higher costs and lower reimbursements. But instead of entrenching and hoping the worst blows over, our organization has undertaken proactive strategies to play up our strengths and shore up our weaknesses.
When a loved one is prescribed several medications, keeping track can be confusing. If medications are not carefully reviewed and a problem occurs, patients are often sent to the emergency room in a state of panic. As a caregiver, you can help your loved one stay safe and proactively manage their medications to prevent problems from occurring.