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Pediatric Hospice Care

Shining Light Hospice

When we think of hospice care, it’s common to associate it with older adults nearing the end of their life. However, hospice care is not exclusive to the elderly. Pediatric hospice care exists for children facing life-limiting illnesses, a topic that is less spoken about but is equally crucial. Pediatric hospice care is about providing comfort, support, and quality of life to children facing a life-threatening illness and their families.

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From contract to contract – spectacular perks of remote nursing

The Nurse Break

Registered Nurse Isaac Verschoor @isaac_vee shares his journey from Adelaide to Cairns that he took in his little red Subaru Brumby @littleredute. Before you read on go join our exclusive PRIVATE FB Group ‘ Rural & Remote Nursing | The Australian Outback ‘. Make sure to check out our other rural and remote articles here or share your own story by going here.

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Nursing Tip of the Day! - Fundamentals

Nurse Nacole

Category: Fundamentals Phenytoin adverse events include gingival hyperplasia, hirsutism, coarsening of facial features, rash, ataxia, altered coordination, nystagmus, confusion, peripheral neuropathy, hepatitis, anemia, thrombocytopenia, and mild sensory polyneuropathy.

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What’s on My Menu?

The Caregiving Years Training Academy

Often, we can feel that another (a person, a responsibility, a situation) dictates what consumes our time. What if this week we decided to choose how we spend our time? We can ask ourselves this question to start our day to remind ourselves we have options: What’s on my menu? We can decide what stays on the day’s menu, what moves to another day and what’s really meant to be on another’s menu.

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The Cost of Inefficient Communication in Home Care & Beyond

This eBook explores the critical issues of using consumer-grade messaging apps like WhatsApp, Facebook Messenger, and SMS in healthcare, especially home care. It highlights the negative impacts on patient care quality, data security, and HIPAA compliance and provides practical solutions to enhance communication efficiency! You will learn how to: Consolidate Messaging Platforms: Streamline communication by reducing the use of multiple apps, improving efficiency in patient care.

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McColl’s join Morrisons in their target to raise £10 million for charity partner Together for Short Lives

Together for Short Lives

We’re delighted to announce that McColl’s convenience colleagues join Morrisons colleagues in their fundraising efforts to raise £10 million for our charity partnership by October 2024. Morrisons chose Together for Short Lives as their charity partner back in February 2022, and we are working together to help raise vital funds for children’s hospices across the […] The post McColl’s join Morrisons in their target to raise £10 million for charity partner Together for Short Lives appea

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What a POA Really Empowered Decision-Makers?

The Caregiving Years Training Academy

What if a durable Power of Attorney (POA) truly empowered those who will make decisions on our behalf? Last week, I hosted a conversation about a family dispute recently featured in The New York Times Magazine. The dispute ended up costing $400,000 because of the 8 attorneys who ultimately became involved. The toll on the family, though, was too high to tally.

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Certified Caregiving Consultant Training Keeps You and Your Clients in Mind

The Caregiving Years Training Academy

After the Diagnosis planning tool helps clients think through next steps after a family member’s diagnosis. During our live CCC training, we share what Diagnosis Day was like for us. When I launched the Certified Caregiving Consultant (CCC) training program in 2016, I received approval to offer 8 Continuing Education Hours for professionals including nurses, Certified Dementia Practitioners and Certified Senior Advisors.