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Why Nursing Home Entertainment is a Fun, Life-Changing Experience

Whether you’re sending your loved one to a nursing home for rehab or respite, the question of lifestyle quality may be the first to arise. You may have confidence in the home’s medical care, but mental health is just as important to your loved one’s healing process.
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why work in a nursing home

Why Work at A Nursing Home?

Working in a nursing home is all about providing healthcare to vulnerable people who need your help. Nursing homes are here to provide seniors with a healthy, safe, and clean environment that caters to their needs, whether they need help with their diet, health conditions, or personal care. They are also great at providing seniors with the social interaction they crave.
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What to do when your loved one is in a nursing home during COVID-19

As you may expect during a pandemic, nursing homes and other long-term care facilities are being affected quite heavily by COVID-19. The age and vulnerability of those living in care facilities has meant that many families have been left worrying about their loved ones and unable to visit. Of course, you can talk to your family member in a care facility and help them to understand what's going on, as well as stay in touch remotely using video chat with the support of the nursing home staff.
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Caregiver Fatigue Is Real

Caregiver Fatigue Is Real

If you provide care for an aging adult, chances are you’ve experienced caregiver fatigue at some point. Caregiver fatigue, also known as caregiver burnout, has been on the rise during the COVID-19 pandemic. It’s officially defined as a state of physical, emotional, and mental exhaustion and can affect caregivers' ability to provide sufficient support to their loved ones. For this reason, it might be beneficial for the caregiver to place a loved one in a nursing home or long-term care facility.
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Recognizing the Signs it’s Time For a Nursing Home

Getting older is a fact of life, but we can all age quite differently. Not everyone who is older or elderly will need to have the support and care that is offered by living in a nursing home. In fact, if you make the decision to move them too quickly, then it could cause some tension or problems in your relationship. However, if your loved one is getting older and you’re thinking that they may benefit from additional support and help, then it is best to know what signs to look out for.
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Is respite care beneficial?

Is Respite Care Beneficial?

If you’re a caregiver for a loved one, you need to take time to look after yourself too. You have probably heard plenty of people tell you this, yet if someone you love needs daily help, it can feel impossible to take a break. You can, though, thanks to respite care. In this post, we will reveal more about the benefits of respite care, especially for the caregiver. So, let’s take a look.
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questions to ask when choosing a nursing home

Questions to Ask When Choosing a Nursing Home

Before visiting a nursing home, it’s important to prioritize. Make a list of which kind of care, therapy, amenities, and activities are the most important to your family member. A nursing home should be a safe, happy, and comfortable place to live. Speak to the staff and get as informed as possible before you decide. Here are some examples of questions to ask when choosing a nursing home.
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Tips for Avoiding Coronavirus and Other Illnesses

Our staff at Hancock Hall has been diligent in preventing a potential coronavirus outbreak at our facility. We have put a ton of guidelines and protocols into place for our employees to practice and follow. In this post, we’ll go over a few facts from the CDC and some tips on how to avoid contracting COVID-19.  
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tips for choosing a nursing home near you

Tips For Choosing A Nursing Home

About 40 percent of people over the age of 65 will spend at least some time in a nursing home. Most stay for just a few months, recuperating after an injury or illness while others are long-term residents. Either way, choosing the right nursing home can be a difficult task.
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