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You Can't Make Someone Care: Nasty Grams from dismissed Employees, another reason for a PSW (personal support worker) registry

You Can't Make Someone Care: Nasty Grams from dismissed Employees, another reason for a PSW (personal support worker) registry

Posted Aug 19th, 2016 in News, Long-Term Care, Retirement, Safety

Retirement, Long-Term Care, and Home Care Clients deserve caregivers that are top guns, rather than feeling under the gun...

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Why I wish Pokémon Go was designed to tour Long-Term care and Retirement Homes

Why I wish Pokémon Go was designed to tour Long-Term care and Retirement Homes

Posted Aug 6th, 2016 in Long-Term Care, Retirement

Although I have never encountered a "wild" Pokémon, I have met some pretty cool elders, who were "virtually" fascinating. (pic: http://www.pokemongo.com/en-us/photos/)

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Why Registered Nurses are fleeing from managerial positions in Long-Term Care Homes: getting out of

Why Registered Nurses are fleeing from managerial positions in Long-Term Care Homes: getting out of "Dodge" was never more compelling

Posted Jun 29th, 2016 in News, Long-Term Care, Tips

With a growing, youthful, nursing workforce who are more adept with work -life balance; I think we are in big trouble, unless there are significant changes in the long-term care industry

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Long-Term Care Home Checklists: Is there really a Garden of Eden among the weeds?

Long-Term Care Home Checklists: Is there really a Garden of Eden among the weeds?

Posted Apr 19th, 2016 in Long-Term Care, Tips

Long-Term Care Homes: Is Utopia accessible or have we forgotten some basic core values that speak to our humanity?

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Mental Health Poetic Reflections: Are you the self appointed social media/social judgment jury?

Mental Health Poetic Reflections: Are you the self appointed social media/social judgment jury?

Posted Apr 11th, 2016 in News, Long-Term Care, Retirement, Safety, Tips, Dementia

What many onlookers did not realize was, that this individual lived with mental illness their entire life. We shielded him, hid it, dressed it up like good health, and showed it to the world like a redrawn animation of the truth.

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What possible gift could Alzheimer Disease give? My true story may surprise you.

What possible gift could Alzheimer Disease give? My true story may surprise you.

Posted Mar 7th, 2016 in Long-Term Care, Tips, Dementia

Sometimes the light was there all along, but the shadow of an illness distorted your vision. Open your heart to possibilities...

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No Nursing Home Cameras: An Open Letter to my Family

No Nursing Home Cameras: An Open Letter to my Family

Posted Feb 26th, 2016 in Long-Term Care, Safety, Tips, Dementia, ElderPilot in Action

Candid cameras catching me in various modes of undress, is not my idea of effective Long-Term care regulation (photo Alamy)

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The exodus of Registered Nurse Managers from Long-Term Care Homes: Why are they fleeing Dodge?

The exodus of Registered Nurse Managers from Long-Term Care Homes: Why are they fleeing Dodge?

Posted Jun 29th, 2016 in News, Long-Term Care, Tips

With a growing, youthful, nursing workforce who are more adept with work -life balance; I think we are in big trouble, unless there are significant changes in the long-term care industry

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Grannie on a Gurney, wake up and smell the antiseptic folks

Grannie on a Gurney, wake up and smell the antiseptic folks

Posted Jun 10th, 2016 in News, Long-Term Care, Retirement, Tips, Dementia, ElderPilot in Action

Guess I should have created mobile apps where you got a bag full of cyber candy rather than the satisfaction of finding mom that next home

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Show me the Money...Why staffing numbers vary in Ontario Long-Term Care Homes

Show me the Money...Why staffing numbers vary in Ontario Long-Term Care Homes

Posted Feb 22nd, 2016 in News, Long-Term Care, Retirement, Tips

Staffing in Ontario Long-Term Care Homes: Documenting for Dollars

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