Nursing Home Concerns

nursing home concerns

The Long-Term Care Ombudsman Program is available to help you when you feel there may be problems at your loved-ones nursing home.

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Deficient Nursing Homes

In early 2019, two senators urged the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services to release a  nursing homes list of deficient nursing homes which qualify for special scrutiny from government inspectors

In early 2019, two senators urged the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services to release a  nursing homes list of deficient nursing homes which qualify for special scrutiny from government inspectors.

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Washing Sheets

Washing Sheets

Caregivers face laundry tasks that sometimes seems impossible. And those laundry tasks keep coming every day. Here is some help.

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Caregiving Interruptions

Caregiving Interruptions

Easy to get distracted when your trying to accomplish several different things at once. Caregiving can easily do that to you. Here’s a few suggestions to help you along.

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Managing Meals for Dysphagia

managing meals for dysphagia

Managing Meals for Dysphagia Patients with dysphagia need help with nutrition. When managing meals for dysphagia changes are made in the texture, size and portions of the foods to protect against aspiration.   If the pureed food and thickened liquid presented to the patient makes the….

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Managing Dysphagia

Managing Dysphagia

Managing dysphagia  presents an immediate and constant problem in daily living:  how to swallow food and liquid without choking and without food going into the lungs.

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Hospital Types

Hospital Types

There are different hospitals for different medical needs. This article describes describes those different types and provides tools to help you choose.

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Using Oxygen Safely

Using Oxgyen Safely

Oxygen, when misused, can be dangerous, even explosive. Used properly though it is a life saving tool. This article points out some of the safety precautions for you to consider.

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Skin Protectant

Perishield Skin Protectant

AmeriDerm PeriShield Skin Protectant Ointment Caregiver–Aid offers customers a skin protectant cream for use by incontinence patients.  The purpose of AmeriDerm PeriShield ointment is to treat rash and skin irritations caused by skin contacting adult diapers, briefs or pads, and by urine or stool.  Perishield….

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Wheelchair Maintenance Basics

wheelchair maintenance basics

Your wheelchair needs your attention to keep it maintained in functional condition. It is very important that the wheelchair is working smoothly and no parts are loose or missing.  Most manufacturers recommend an annual “check-up” for a wheelchair.

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