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Infection Control, Cultural Competency and Dementia Education: Top Home Care Training Trends in 2021

Home care agencies are often tasked with helping seniors keep up with their activities of daily living (ADLs). But in recent years, a number of specialized training topics have become the key focus of providers looking to strengthen the type of care they’re delivering. One of these topics is Alzheimer’s disease and dementia training for …

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Caregiver Churn Remains Key Challenge for Home-Based Care Providers

Home-based care providers had plenty of COVID-19-related challenges to overcome, including personal protective equipment (PPE) shortages and cash-flow difficulties. Yet caregiver churn remains the top concern for many in-home care operators. It’s one of the greatest roadblocks to growth as well. The public health emergency has only compounded the staffing challenges that have plagued providers …

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Best of Care, CareAcademy Working to Curb Vaccine Hesitancy

States continue to open up COVID-19 vaccine eligibility to home-based care workers. Despite encouragement from industry leaders, some caregivers remain ambivalent about getting vaccinated. That’s not surprising, as there is a significant degree of vaccine hesitancy among all health care professionals. Roughly 15% of surveyed health care workers have turned down the opportunity to be …

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HCAOA Throws Support Behind CareAcademy Program to ‘Reskill’ 1M New Caregivers by 2023

Just one month after its original launch with venture capital company Kairos HQ, CareAcademy has expanded its caregiver job placement and training initiative. CareAcademy is a Boston-based training platform for home care professionals. The company currently serves roughly 1,000 home care clients and locations. The company’s “Future of Work is Home Care” program aims to …

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