TITLE

Cover all your bases with nonmedical caregivers

PUB. DATE
February 2009
SOURCE
Hospice Management Advisor;Feb2009, Vol. 14 Issue 2, p17
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article provides information on the importance of proper training to nonmedical caregivers. It notes that the proper training will provide families to cope with their caregiver needs which are not a part of the Medicare hospice benefit. Meanwhile, Deborah Eby of VistaCare Inc. in Reno, Nevada and Laurie Hamilton of Home Instead Senior Care in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania presents details about the training program they offer which focuses on staff training and understanding the plan of care.
ACCESSION #
36684733

 

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