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Archive for July 2011

Choosing a Care Home For Your Loved One

One of the primary objectives of a care home or assisted living facility, is to encourage resident independence.  There are many ways to do this in the care home environment.  With this in mind, the idea is to give residents a chance to make some of their own decisions.  Keep in mind however, that a care home must…

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Inspire Your Residents to Participate in their Community

As caregivers you play a very important role in terms of assisting residents gain access to support systems outside of the assisted living facility.  A “Support System” refers to services received from other service systems, such as substance abuse services and mental health programs.  Sometimes caregivers may also be required to help their residents get to and from these…

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