Things to Know Before Entering a Patient’s Home for the First Time

Are you a caregiver getting ready for your first at-home visit with a patient? While you’ve likely met all necessary… Read more »

Empathy vs. Sympathy: Understanding the Difference When Working with Elderly Patients

Are you new to the home care field? As you get acclimated with this exciting and rewarding career path, you’ll… Read more »

How to Read Your Patient’s Body Language

A patient may communicate with you without saying a word. If you understand how to read a patient’s body language,… Read more »

How to Work with Patients Who Refuse Therapy

You work diligently to provide patients with therapy. However, there can be times when patients refuse therapy. This makes it… Read more »

How to Calm an Angry Patient

There are times when a patient can get angry. In these instances, a home care worker or nurse must act… Read more »

How to Help Patients That Lose Their Appetite

An aging home care patient may suddenly lose their appetite. In this scenario, it is important not to panic. Instead,… Read more »