Category: Private Duty

Agency reduces liability, productivity drain by eliminating petty cash

After years of using cash to handle client needs such as grocery shopping, one California agency made the decision to reduce risk while saving time and money by introducing a new card solution. Burlingame, Calif.-based Sage Eldercare Solutions started having its caregivers use True Link cards as part of its home care business. True Link […]

Houses burned down, but agency worked hard to keep clients, caregivers safe

Consider using an assessment tool to identify clients who would be in greatest need of assistance during emergencies. Doing this kind of preparatory work will help your agency better protect clients in the event disaster strikes in your area. About 4 a.m. Oct. 9, with a massive wildfire raging, employees with At Your Service Home […]

Implement flu prevention program for patients, staff to achieve positive outcomes

Although this year’s flu vaccine is only about 30% effective against this year’s dominant flu strain, it’s still important to make sure clients and staff get the vaccine. That’s because the vaccine can reduce the severity of symptoms and the duration of the illness, even if you get the flu, says Mary McGoldrick, a home […]