As a caregiver it is vital that you do your utmost to protect your residents by ensuring that  policies are adhered to.   It is equally important that you report any violations of  “Resident Rights”, or “R & Rs.”  We have listed the most common type of R & Rs below.   1. The right to live in an…

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The American Caregiver Association would like to advise our family of caregivers, assisted living managers and care home owners that we have a new email address.  Our new email address is: acacaregiver@live.com    Please send all correspondence to this address.   Thank you as always for your support of the ACA.  Keep up the good work!  

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Hello Caregivers, It seems simple enough, get certified then start work as a caregiver.  But wait, what about on-going training?  Many states require that caregivers take what are often referred to as “CEUs”,or continuing education units.  Usually caregivers are expected to take around 12 hours of on-going training  annually, but sometimes the months roll by and caregivers or supervisors overlook this…

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