Archive for April 2012
Resident Rights and the Caregiver
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…Read More
New Email Address!
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: firstname.lastname@example.org Please send all correspondence to this address. Thank you as always for your support of the ACA. Keep up the good work!Read More
Caregiver Training: Continuing Education Units
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…Read More