22 02, 2019

Overtime and Home Care

2019-02-23T11:05:46+00:00February 22nd, 2019|Categories: Blog Post, Podcast|Tags: , |

Overtime affects agencies as it limits how many hours a caregiver can work without costing the company (and thus the client) more money. While overtime laws are a net positive, they prevent caregivers from accepting more jobs without increasing the costs.  So clients and caregivers are disappointed that they can not work more with clients the [...]

19 02, 2019

Alex DeNoncour of Oakley Home Access

2019-02-23T11:05:48+00:00February 19th, 2019|Categories: Podcast|Tags: , |

Today we have a great interview with Alex DeNoncour of Oakley Home Access down in Narragansett RI.  Don't let that location fool you for a moment, they are moving into the Massachusetts market helping senior purchase and install ramps, grab bars, stairlifts and other durable equipment that allows seniors to live in their home as [...]

11 02, 2019

Understanding Short Hour Cases

2019-02-10T21:19:00+00:00February 11th, 2019|Categories: Blog Post, Podcast, Videos|Tags: , , , |

Often, we get families that are interested in shorter blocks of time with our caregivers. This has advantages and disadvantages which we discuss.  We are happy to accept all cases that we receive regardless of their size, but there are difficulties with staffing these types of cases.    Additionally, some families question why tasks are [...]

8 02, 2019

Understanding Short-Term Rehab

2019-02-08T09:02:27+00:00February 8th, 2019|Categories: Podcast|Tags: , |

Today we talk about short-term rehab and understanding why people need to use their services after leaving a hospital, like having a fall and breaking a bone.   Many think that after leaving short-term rehab that the skip right out of there, which is usually not the case.  More help is needed in the home through [...]