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How to set up a Simple Easter Egg Hunt for Residents

By brian barrick
March 29, 2013

Easter is right around the corner and it is a time for people to get together and have fun as they enjoy the season. If you own an adult care facility you must be wondering which activities for residents you can plan to make it special for them. You might not be able to afford ...

Spring Cookouts: Safety Hazards to Consider

By brian barrick
March 28, 2013

When you have a spring cookout at the assisted living center you need to consider some safety measures. When using a gas grill, you should check the tubes that lead to the burner for any blockages. Food, insects and grease often get trapped in the burners. You can clean them with a pipe cleaner. The hoses ...

What Should Be Reported When an Incident Occurs?

By brian barrick
March 27, 2013

According to the health and safety authority, all incidents that occur in a work situation such an assisted home living should be reported. This applies regardless of whether it is a fatal incident, or when it is very minor. Reporting of an incident varies in the recording procedures, however any form of recording that you ...

Incident Reports

By brian barrick
March 12, 2013

According to the health and safety authority, all incidents that occur in a work situation such an assisted home living should be reported. This applies regardless of whether it is a fatal incident, or when it is very minor. Reporting of an incident varies in the recording procedures, however any form of recording that you ...

Steps to Follow When Discharging Employees

By brian barrick
March 11, 2013

The task of terminating an employee’s duties is usually not easy. The emotions involved when the employee gets the news makes it even worse. Some cases however call for this unavoidable situation. It is thus helpful if you are to understand the polite way of doing it which involves certain steps. It is important to ...

Prevent Elderly Dehydration

By brian barrick
March 07, 2013

The risk of dehydration is high among the elderly because many of them are not as aware of their need to drink sufficient amounts of water and some are not as active or mobile enough to get themselves a glass of water to drink. Among the elderly, water absorption and retention is also less efficient ...

Implement Successful Fire Drills

By brian barrick
March 06, 2013

Would you like to wait until you have several claims on your neck about people injured in a fire before you conduct fire drills? If you answer is no, there are several things that you should consider in ensuring that your assisted living facility is prepared for fire hazards hence minimizing on the possibility of ...

Train Employees Regularly

By brian barrick
March 05, 2013

Sometimes conditions that a person suffers from may require them to obtain expert care and assistance by living in a totally different home than what they are accustomed to. Such conditions include different kinds of disabilities and old age where an individual needs constant attention and help in doing daily life activities. This is the ...

Make your AFH Feel Like Home

By brian barrick
March 05, 2013

Confinement to unfamiliar surroundings can cause distress and emotional detachment. People undergoing this can be traumatized and live through life miserably with no passion or zeal. They miss everything that they love despite having numerous friends around; there is that emotional void that cannot be filled. It is thus upon the facilities administrators’ to come ...

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