#eldercarechat transcript

Healthcare Social Media Transcript

From: Wed Feb 06 10:00:00 PST 2013
To: Wed Feb 06 11:15:00 PST 2013

What is #eldercarechat? Who were the influencers during this time period? #eldercarechat analytics


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RT @caregiving: First, we enjoy an open dialogue so please respect the ideas and opinions shared. #eldercarechat
caregiving
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Today, we're talking about how to advocate for quality care. Our first question follows... #eldercarechat
seniors4living
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Hi everyone! Looking forward to the chat today. #eldercarechat
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@LaPosadaGVAZ Thanks very much! A special good morning to you too! #eldercarechat
seniors4living
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@IfIGoMissing Hi Jeremy! #eldercarechat
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RT @caregiving: Welcome to today's chat! A few reminders before we get started... #eldercarechat
caregiving
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Q1. How do you define quality care? #eldercarechat
seniors4living
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RT @caregiving: First, we enjoy an open dialogue so please respect the ideas and opinions shared. #eldercarechat
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@Seniors4Living Hello ! Good to see you #eldercarechat
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RT @caregiving: Second, we share resources and links during our chat's final five minutes. Please hold your links until then. #eldercarechat
caregiving
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@IfIGoMissing @ctffox @HomewatchSWMI @LaPosadaGVAZ Good to see you! Thanks for being with us today. #eldercarechat
seniors4living
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RT @caregiving: Q1. How do you define quality care? #eldercarechat
easierliving
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Really excited to be back at #eldercarechat!
care_hack
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RT @caregiving: Today, we're talking about how to advocate for quality care. Our first question follows... #eldercarechat
bayadahhc
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Join me for a #eldercarechat TweetChat NOW! #eldercarechat
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Quality care is like a finely tailored suit. It makes you feel good and look good. A1 #eldercarechat
seniors4living
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@Seniors4Living So wonderful to have you back! Thanks for joining today. #eldercarechat
bayadahhc
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RT @Seniors4Living: RT @caregiving: Q1. How do you define quality care? #eldercarechat
caregiving
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@EasierLiving Glad you're here. We just started with our first question: How do you define quality care? #eldercarechat
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RT @seniors4living: RT @caregiving: Q1. How do you define quality care? #eldercarechat
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@caregiving Good morning Denise! Gr8 to be here-looking forward to today's discussion! #eldercarechat
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@caregiving A1: Care that provides both positive physical and mental outcomes with a quality of life. As a partnership #eldercarechat
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Quality care is defined as is being responsive to the specialized needs of each care recipient in the continuum. #eldercarechat
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RT @GracefulAging: Quality care is like a finely tailored suit. It makes you feel good and look good. A1 #eldercarechat
caregiving
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RT @IfIGoMissing: A1: Care that provides both positive physical and mental outcomes with a quality of life. As a partnership #eldercarechat
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RT @GracefulAging: Quality care is like a finely tailored suit. It makes you feel good and look good. A1 #eldercarechat
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RT @caregiving: Q1. How do you define quality care? #eldercarechat
caregiving
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RT @GracefulAging: Quality care is like a finely tailored suit. It makes you feel good and look good. A1 #eldercarechat
seniors4living
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A1: Some qualities of quality care: compassionate, thorough, empowering. #eldercarechat
caregiving
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@GracefulAging I like that! Brings both a great visualization and a good feeling. #eldercarechat
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BINGO>>RT @rightathomeUS: Quality care is being responsive to the specialized needs of each care recipient in the continuum. #eldercarechat
laposadagvaz
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A1: Quality care meeting the present and future needs of a patient! #eldercarechat
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Good Morning, all! (Excuse the number of tweets; I'm about to step into #eldercarechat - and wont you join us?) #eldercarechat
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RT @CaringWise: RT @GracefulAging: Quality care is like a finely tailored suit. It makes you feel good and look good. A1 #eldercarechat
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RT @Seniors4Living: A1: Some qualities of quality care: compassionate, thorough, empowering. #eldercarechat
bayadahhc
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Quality care is delivered w/ #compassion #excellence & #reliability! You need all 3 cant fully b quality if u miss the others #eldercarechat
seniors4living
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@Care_Hack Welcome to the chat! Glad you've joined us today. Looking forward to engaging with you! #eldercarechat
caregiving
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RT @rightathomeUS: Quality care is defined as is being responsive to the specialized needs of each caree in the continuum. #eldercarechat
laposadagvaz
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:) RT @caregiving: RT @GracefulAging: Quality care is like a finely tailored suit. It makes you feel good and look good. A1 #eldercarechat
seniors4living
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@ShelleyWebbRN Good morning, Shelley! We're talking about what quality care means to us. #eldercarechat
caregiving
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RT @Seniors4Living: A1: Some qualities of quality care: compassionate, thorough, empowering. #eldercarechat
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@ShelleyWebbRN Good morning Shelley! Good to "see" you. #eldercarechat
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RT @LaPosadaGVAZ: A1: Quality care meeting the present and future needs of a patient! Helpful definition... #eldercarechat
caregiving
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RT @BayadaHHC: Quality care is delivered w/ #compassion #excellence & #reliability! You need all 3 #eldercarechat
seniors4living
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@BayadaHHC Great answers! Reliability is so important. #eldercarechat
shelleywebbrn
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RT @caregiving: Q1. How do you define quality care? #eldercarechat
laposadagvaz
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@caringwise Careful of the word continuum around many! Makes them defensive! #eldercarechat
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RT @caregiving: RT @BayadaHHC: Quality care is delivered w/ #compassion #excellence & #reliability! You need all 3 #eldercarechat
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RT @ifigomissing: RT @Seniors4Living: A1: Some qualities of quality care: compassionate, thorough, empowering. #eldercarechat
seniors4living
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A1: A quality care provider truly LISTENS to what the patient wants, to what quality care means to them. #eldercarechat
caringwise
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The particulars are different for every instance, but Quality Care ALWAYS respects and empowers the recipient. #eldercarechat
shelleywebbrn
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@ctffox Thanks, Craig! It's great to see you too. #eldercarechat
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RT @Seniors4Living: A1: A quality care provider truly LISTENS to what the patient wants, to what quality care means to them. #eldercarechat
caregiving
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A1. We each define what quality of care means--important we don't impose our definition on another. #eldercarechat
caregiving
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RT @Seniors4Living: A1: A quality care provider truly LISTENS to what the patient wants, to what quality care means to them. #eldercarechat
shelleywebbrn
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So true. RT @BayadaHHC: Quality care is delivered w/ #compassion #excellence & #reliability! You need all 3 #eldercarechat
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I'm here for #eldercarechat!
ifigomissing
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RT @Seniors4Living: A1: A quality care provider truly LISTENS to what the patient wants, to what quality care means to them. #eldercarechat
caregiving
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RT @CaringWise: The particulars are different for every instance, but Quality Care ALWAYS respects and empowers the recipient #eldercarechat
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Exactly >RT @Seniors4Living: quality care truly LISTENS to what the patient wants, to what quality care means to them. #eldercarechat
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RT @seniors4living: A1: A quality care provider truly LISTENS to what the patient wants, to what quality care means to them. #eldercarechat
caregiving
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FYI: Caree = care recipient. #eldercarechat
ctffox
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@RachelleNorman Good morning Rachelle! #eldercarechat
caregiving
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Q2. How do you ensure a caree receives quality care during a doctor's appointment? #eldercarechat
seniors4living
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@RachelleNorman Hooray! So glad you're here today. #eldercarechat
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RT @caregiving: RT @CaringWise: The particulars are different for every instance, but Quality Care ALWAYS respects and... #eldercarechat
shelleywebbrn
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@RachelleNorman Good Morning Rachelle. :) #eldercarechat
bayadahhc
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@CaringWise absolutely! quality care is always putting your client or patient first. No matter what! g8 tip #eldercarechat
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RT @caregiving: A1. We each define what quality of care means--important we don't impose our definition on another. #eldercarechat
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RT @Seniors4Living: @Care_Hack Welcome to the chat! Glad you've joined us today. Looking forward to engaging with you! #eldercarechat
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Here though a little late. #eldercarechat
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RT @caregiving: FYI: Caree = care recipient. Helpful definition Denise! Thank you for sharing... #eldercarechat
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@RachelleNorman @ShelleyWebbRN Good to see you both! #eldercarechat
care_hack
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@Seniors4Living Thank you! We're looking forward to the #eldercarechat and many more to come. :-)
seniors4living
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@caregiving So true, and so important not to impose definitions that are personal. #eldercarechat
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@CaringWise Agreed patient centered care must involve listening to the patient & defining quality care thru their eyes. #eldercarechat
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I think quality care has to be holistic. You can't treat a medical problem and ignore mental health needs, for example. #eldercarechat
caregiving
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@JordanEM We just started on the second question. :) Glad you could make it. #eldercarechat
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Hi y'all ;) #eldercarechat
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RT @caregiving: Q2. How do you ensure a caree receives quality care during a doctor's appointment? #eldercarechat
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RT @RachelleNorman: RT @caregiving: A1. We each define what quality of care means--important we... To imposing is a turn off. #eldercarechat
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RT @Seniors4Living: A quality care provider truly LISTENS to what the patient wants, to what quality care means to them. #eldercarechat
rightathomeus
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RT @Seniors4Living: @caregiving So true, and so important not to impose definitions that are personal. #eldercarechat
rachellenorman
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Much more Twitter-friendly! RT @caregiving FYI: Caree = care recipient. #eldercarechat
caregiving
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@SandwichINK Hi Kaye!! So glad you could make it. #eldercarechat
ctffox
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@JordanEM Hi JoAnn! #eldercarechat
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A1. Quality care is being able to properly communicate between patients, providers and caregivers #eldercarechat
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@caregiving thanks, it's good to be here. :) #eldercarechat
jordanem
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MT @ctffox: @CaringWise Agreed pt centered care must involve listening to the pt & defining quality care thru their eyes. #eldercarechat
ctffox
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@SandwichINK Good morning Kaye! #eldercarechat
seniors4living
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@Care_Hack Great! We do hope you'll return for many more. :) #eldercarechat
laposadagvaz
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RT @caregiving: Q2. How do you ensure a caree receives quality care during a doctor's appointment? #eldercarechat
seniors4living
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@SandwichINK Hi Kaye! So great to see you. We're on Q2. #eldercarechat
caregiving
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RT @RachelleNorman: quality care has to be holistic. You cant treat a medical problem and ignore mental health needs #eldercarechat
shelleywebbrn
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As a family member or...? RT @caregiving: Q2. How do you ensure a caree receives quality care during a doctors appointment? #eldercarechat
ifigomissing
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A2: Be involved and be present. Knowledge is power. #eldercarechat
gracefulaging
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@CaringWise Critical active listening is a core skill. Listening, not simply hearing what we believe is essential. A1 #eldercarechat
sandwichink
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RT @RachelleNorman: I think quality care has to be holistic. I.e. Can't treat medical problem & ignore mental health needs. #eldercarechat
caregiving
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RT @IfIGoMissing: A2: Be involved and be present. Knowledge is power. #eldercarechat
seniors4living
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MT @RachelleNorman: I think quality care has to be holistic. You can't treat a medical problem & ignore mental health needs. #eldercarechat
sandwichink
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RT @ctffox: @CaringWise Agreed-patient centered care must involve listening to patient & define quality care thru their eyes. #eldercarechat
jordanem
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A2: As much as possible create concerns list prior to visit. #eldercarechat
laposadagvaz
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@caregiving A2: Case management RN paid or volunteer! Perhaps Ombudsman! #eldercarechat
easierliving
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RT @ifigomissing: A2: Be involved and be present. Knowledge is power. #eldercarechat
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@Seniors4Living I totally agree reliability & listening are key.Great communication helps to add a personal touch. #eldercarechat #seniors
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RT @caregiving: Q2. How do you ensure a caree receives quality care during a doctor's appointment? #eldercarechat
ifigomissing
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RT @JordanEM: A2: As much as possible create concerns list prior to visit. #eldercarechat
CaregiverAction
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A2. Create a note card or checklist of what the visit is to accomplish. #eldercarechat #eldercare #caregiving
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RT @ShelleyWebbRN: Good Morning, all! (Excuse the number of tweets; I'm about to step into #eldercarechat - and wont you join us?) #eldercarechat
caringwise
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Yes, yes, yes! RT @GracefulAging: @CaringWise Critical active listening is a core skill. Listening, not simply hearing #eldercarechat
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@caregiving #eldercarechat Better late than never...Hello! Have list of concerns, questions to discuss w Dr.Get instructions for home.
shelleywebbrn
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A2 Come prepared with questions. Take notes. Don't be afraid to question the doctor. #eldercarechat
caregiving
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@ShelleyWebbRN As a family member or a provider--whatever angle you'd like. :) #eldercarechat
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RT @LaPosadaGVAZ: @caregiving A2: Case management RN paid or volunteer! Perhaps Ombudsman! #eldercarechat
caregiving
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RT @LaPosadaGVAZ: A2: Case management RN paid or volunteer! Perhaps Ombudsman! #eldercarechat
seniors4living
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RT @CaregiverAction: A1. Quality care is being able to properly communicate between patients, providers and caregivers. #eldercarechat
CottageAL
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A1: Achieving the quality of life desired by Residents by providing individualized care that helps them maintain independence #eldercarechat
caregiving
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RT @CaregiverAction: A2. Create a note card or checklist of what the visit is to accomplish. #eldercarechat #caregiving #eldercarechat
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Absolutely-RT @ShelleyWebbRN: A2 Come prepared with questions. Take notes. Dont be afraid to question the doctor. #eldercarechat
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A2: checklist could be made beforehand by caregiver {carer} or family member to make sure all topics addressed. #eldercarechat
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RT @ShelleyWebbRN: A2 Come prepared with questions. Take notes. Dont be afraid to question the doctor. #eldercarechat
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RT @caregiving: @ShelleyWebbRN As a family member or a provider--whatever angle youd like. :) #eldercarechat
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Special good morning to @sandwichInk @JordanEm @leadingage @RachelleNorman #eldercarechat
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@CaregivingCafe Several of are later arrivers. Glad you're here #eldercarechat
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Interesting how much of this (putting ppl not ideas 1st; listening vs just hearing) are essential to quality ANYTHING :) #eldercarechat
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RT @caregiveraction: A2. Create a note card or checklist of what the visit is to accomplish. #eldercarechat #eldercare #caregiving
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@ProgressNash That's a great point -- listening & good communication adds that desirable personal touch. #eldercarechat
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RT @ctffox: Absolutely-RT @ShelleyWebbRN: A2 Come prepared with questions. Take notes. Dont be afraid to question the doc. #eldercarechat
laposadagvaz
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RT @caregiveraction: A2. Create a note card or checklist of what the visit is to accomplish. #eldercarechat #eldercare #caregiving
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RT @ShelleyWebbRN: A2 Come prepared with questions. Take notes. Dont be afraid to question the doctor. <<VITAL #eldercarechat
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A2 I think it's great to take your care manager with you (if affordable) or a friend who is a nurse. #eldercarechat
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"Core Skill" is an apt phrase. RT @GracefulAging Critical active listening is a core skill. Listening.... #eldercarechat
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RT @Seniors4Living: @ProgressNash Thats a great point -- listening & good communication adds that desirable personal touch. #eldercarechat
rightathomeus
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RT @JordanEM: @CaregivingCafe Several of are later arrivers. Glad youre here #eldercarechat
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RT @JordanEM: A2: As much as possible create concerns list prior to visit. <-- YES! Great suggestion. #eldercarechat
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A2. Long waits in a doctor's office can be awful. Checking ahead with office to avoid a long wait can help. #eldercarechat
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RT @caregiving: Q2. How do you ensure a caree receives quality care during a doctor's appointment? #eldercarechat
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RT @caregiving: A2. Long waits in a doctors office can be awful. Checking ahead with office to avoid a long wait can help. #eldercarechat
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A good doctor visit begins at home. Making a list of what's new and your Qs. Then front loading the most VIP on your lists.A2 #eldercarechat
seniors4living
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RT @ShelleyWebbRN: A2 Come prepared with questions. Take notes. Don't be afraid to question the doctor. <-- Absolutely! #eldercarechat
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RT @rightathomeUS: A2: checklist made beforehand by caregiver {carer} or family member to make sure all topics addressed. #eldercarechat
rightathomeus
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RT @Seniors4Living: @ProgressNash Thats a great point -- listening & good communication adds. personalized touch important... #eldercarechat
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@shelleywebbrn Perhaps another younger senior friend! Best friend! #eldercarechat
easierliving
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great tip! RT @caregiving A2. Long waits in a dr's office can be awful. Check ahead with office to avoid a long wait can help #eldercarechat
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@caregiving have a list of things you can do in the doctor's office while waiting - I have a blog on that...somewhere. :) #eldercarechat
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No kidding! RT @CaringWise Interesting how much of this (putting ppl not ideas 1st;) is essential to quality ANYTHING :) #eldercarechat
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RT @ShelleyWebbRN: A2 Come prepared with questions. Take notes. Don't be afraid to question the doctor. #eldercarechat
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A2 - Updated list of current meds as often see multiple doctors #eldercarechat
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@LaPosadaGVAZ I think you need someone with medical experience. :) #eldercarechat
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A2. Also important to involve the caree (as appropriate) in any discussions; make sure MD and staff respect caree's wishes. #eldercarechat
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Yes. RT @ShelleyWebbRN: A2 Come prepared with questions. Take notes. Dont be afraid to question the doc. #eldercarechat
seniors4living
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@CaregiverAction Love that notecard/checklist idea! #eldercarechat
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Great idea @rightathomeUS 1 doc we had always in hurry- but as long as I had my list of questions it always kept him there #eldercarechat
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RT @JordanEM: A2 - Updated list of current meds as often see multiple doctors #eldercarechat
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A2: Make a list beforehand of all questions to ask/answer. If you can attend with them, great, if not they're prepared. #eldercarechat
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RT @JordanEM: RT @caregiving: A2. Long waits in a doctors.. Jordan, helpful esp. if aging loved ones need transportation. #eldercarechat
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@Seniors4Living: Agreed @RachelNorman-holistic care is important & mental health is a huge issue, especially at EOL. #eldercarechat
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Hello! @JordanEM #eldercarechat TY. Notes from home between Dr visits impt.Ask them!Write answers, results discussed,etc.Note changes.
rightathomeus
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RT @RachelleNorman: Yes. RT @ShelleyWebbRN: A2 Come prepared with questions. Take notes. Dont be afraid to question the doc. #eldercarechat
caregiving
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Q3. How do you ensure a caree has quality care when receiving help through a home health agency? #eldercarechat
seniors4living
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@CottageAL Great definition specific to seniors in assisted living! #eldercarechat
bayadahhc
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RT @ShelleyWebbRN: Dont be afraid to question the doc. Yes! Make sure you completely understand #eldercarechat
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Excellent IdeaRT @EasierLiving: great tip! RT @caregiving A2 Check ahead with office to avoid a long wait can help #eldercarechat
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On the next visit, get your doc's email. Ask if she'll accept and answer submitted inquiries. A2 #eldercarechat
caregivingcafe
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RT @JordanEM: A2 - Updated list of current meds as often see multiple doctors #eldercarechat
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RT @JordanEM: A2 - Updated list of current meds as often see multiple doctors #eldercarechat
laposadagvaz
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Place on tablet computer..RT @caregiving: RT @JordanEM: A2 - Updated list of current meds as often see multiple doctors #eldercarechat
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I always brought my Care binder with me when I went with my father for office visits. Even the doctor was impressed. #eldercarechat
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RT @caregiving: RT @BayadaHHC: Quality care is delivered w/ #compassion #excellence & #reliability! You need all 3 #eldercarechat
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RT @GracefulAging: On the next visit, get your docs email. Ask if shell accept and answer submitted inquiries. A2 #eldercarechat
rightathomeus
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RT @caregiving: RT @JordanEM: A2 - Updated list of current meds as often see multi... Coordinated care in continuum helpful. #eldercarechat
seniors4living
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MT @GracefulAging: A2: On the next visit, get your doc's email. Ask if she'll accept and answer submitted inquiries. #eldercarechat
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RT @RachelleNorman: RT @JordanEM: A2 - Updated list of current meds as often see multiple doctors #eldercarechat
laposadagvaz
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RT @caregiving: Q3. How do you ensure a caree has quality care when receiving help through a home health agency? #eldercarechat
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#Technology is really helping caregivers and doctors provide top-notch medical care. Check out this vid #eldercarechat http://t.co/ReZaA62l
rightathomeus
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RT @ShelleyWebbRN: I always brought my Care binder with me when I went with my father for office visits. Even the doctor... #eldercarechat
ifigomissing
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@caregiving A3: When in doubt, ASK. Have outside resources to help provide insights #eldercarechat
seniors4living
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RT @caregiving: Q3. How do you ensure a caree has quality care when receiving help through a home health agency? #eldercarechat
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RT @caregiving: Q3. How do you ensure a caree has quality care when receiving help through a home health agency? #eldercarechat
jordanem
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A3: Update them of changes in care if any. Ask if any concerns prior to doctor visit. Communicate. #eldercarechat
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RT @ShelleyWebbRN: I always brought my Care binder with me when I went with my father for office visits. #eldercarechat
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RT @IfIGoMissing: A3: When in doubt, ASK. Have outside resources to help provide insights #eldercarechat
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RT @caregiving: Q3. How do you ensure a caree has quality care when receiving help through a home health agency? #eldercarechat
laposadagvaz
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A3: Check their references and check their social media reputation. Run a Google Alert! #eldercarechat
rightathomeus
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RT @Seniors4Living: MT @GracefulAging: A2: On the next visit, get your docs email. A;so, text/video chats might be an idea... #eldercarechat
shelleywebbrn
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A3 Hire a geriatric care manager. #eldercarechat
caringwise
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RT @IfIGoMissing: @caregiving A3: When in doubt, ASK. Have outside resources to help provide insights #eldercarechat
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@caregiving @GracefulAging Great idea #eldercarechat
careradio
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Having a living breathing note book that is updated by all involved #eldercarechat
caregiving
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@LeadingAge Can you share your link during our last 5 minutes? We share links and resources at the end of our chat. #eldercarechat
caregivingcafe
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@caregiving #eldercarechat Use notes, checklists to address issues.Be sure help is compassionate, respectful,gentle,patient.
seniors4living
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RT @IfIGoMissing: @caregiving A3: When in doubt, ASK. Have outside resources to help provide insights. <-- Great tips! #eldercarechat
jordanem
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RT @ShelleyWebbRN: A3 Hire a geriatric care manager. #eldercarechat
caregiving
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RT @tneumann: Having a living breathing note book that is updated by all involved #eldercarechat
jordanem
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RT @tneumann: Having a living breathing note book that is updated by all involved #eldercarechat
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@caregiving: A3 By using a team approach to work with the patient, home health agency & family for total quality care. #eldercarechat
shelleywebbrn
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A3 You also ned to make sure your HHA does background checks and pops in unannounced every so often. #eldercarechat
easierliving
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very 2013! love it! RT @laposadagvaz: A3: Check their references and check their social media reputation. Run a Google Alert! #eldercarechat
rachellenorman
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A3. Same rules apply - take notes, keep documentation, be there during the visit if possible. #eldercarechat
caregiving
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RT @CaregivingCafe: Use notes, checklists to address issues.Be sure help is compassionate, respectful,gentle,patient. #eldercarechat
CaregiverAction
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A3. Make surprise visits to make sure that your loved one is receiving quality care from home health agencies #eldercarechat #caregiving
seniors4living
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Just a reminder to participants: links are shared in the last 5 minutes of the chat, so please hold them until we say go! #eldercarechat
caregiving
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RT @AskCrossroads: A3 By using a team approach to work with the patient, home health agency & family for total quality care. #eldercarechat
ifigomissing
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RT @RachelleNorman: A3. Same rules apply - take notes, keep documentation, be there during the visit if possible. #eldercarechat
rachellenorman
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I wish everyone would. RT @ShelleyWebbRN A3 Hire a geriatric care manager. #eldercarechat
caregiving
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RT @ShelleyWebbRN: A3 You also ned to make sure your HHA does background checks and pops in unannounced every so often. #eldercarechat
rightathomeus
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A3: 2 important ways about caree are background check and training received at home health agency. #eldercarechat
careradio
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The entire team is important, especially the family. Keep that team focused on the issue at hand great care for loved one #eldercarechat
ifigomissing
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RT @CaregiverAction: A3. Make surprise visits to make sure that your loved one is receiving quality care from home health #eldercarechat
careradio
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Very Important!RT @rightathomeUS: A3: 2 important ways about caree are background check and training received at agency. #eldercarechat
caringwise
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And accessible by all! RT @tneumann: Having a living breathing note book that is updated by all involved #eldercarechat
sandwichink
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@RachelleNorman I typed all senior moms meds onto list in computer - have it saved on computer and in Evernote - ez to update #eldercarechat
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part of process is ensuring that physicians have up to date knowledge - requires self-education + proactive Q's during visit #eldercarechat
seniors4living
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MT @CaregiverAction: A3. Make surprise visits 2 ensure that yr loved one's receiving quality care from the homecare agency. #eldercarechat
caregiving
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RT @tneumann: The entire team is important, especially the family. Keep team focused on the issue--great care for loved one #eldercarechat
CaregiverAction
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A3. Don't be afraid to ask for updates, reports and status changes of your loved one. Ask for a call to keep you informed #eldercarechat
easierliving
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A3: Do research, on the company + the caregiver. constant communication. watch for mood changes in the caree. #eldercarechat
seniors4living
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@tneumann Great point. Important to keep everyone involved and informed! #eldercarechat
caregiving
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RT @BrainToday: part of process is ensuring that MDs have up to date knowledge - requires self-education + proactive Qs #eldercarechat
rightathomeus
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A3: a mystery shopper, e.g., adult child or family member, might be helpful in discovering real life care scenarios... #eldercarechat
jordanem
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Evernote - ez to update! Good idea @SandwichINK: @RachelleNorman #eldercarechat
caregiving
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RT @EasierLiving: A3: Do research, on the company + the caregiver. constant communication. watch for mood changes in caree #eldercarechat
shelleywebbrn
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RT @CaregiverAction: A3. Ask for updates, reports and status changes of your loved one. Ask for a call to keep you informed #eldercarechat
ifigomissing
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RT @Seniors4Living: @tneumann Great point. Important to keep everyone involved and informed! #eldercarechat
rightathomeus
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RT @EasierLiving: A3: Do research, on the company + the caregiver. constant communication. watch for mood changes... #eldercarechat
easierliving
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RT @caregiveraction A3 Make surprise visits to make sure that your loved one is receiving quality care from agencies #eldercarechat
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Agree! MT @caregiving: A2. Checking ahead with doctor's office to avoid a long wait can help. #eldercarechat
caregivingcafe
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@caregiving #eldercarechat Seems obvious but should be familiar with caree's condition.
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RT @CaregiverAction: A3. Ask for updates, reports and status changes of your loved one. Ask for a call to keep you informed #eldercarechat
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RT @CaregiverAction: A3. Make surprise visits to make sure that your loved one is receiving quality care from home health #eldercarechat
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@SandwichINK I've heard great things about Evernote! Glad to know it's a valuable caregiving tool too. #eldercarechat
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Q4. How do you ensure a caree has quality care during a hospitalization? #eldercarechat
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A3 Don't assume that once you've hired a HHC, that now everything is under control and your job is done. #eldercarechat
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@SandwichINK Those are great tools to use. #eldercarechat
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MT @EasierLiving: A3: Do research, on the company + the caregiver. constant communication. watch 4 mood changes in the caree. #eldercarechat
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MT @caregiving: A2. Important to involve the caree in any discussions; make sure MD & staff respect caree's wishes. #eldercarechat
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RT @CaregivingCafe: @caregiving #eldercarechat Seems obvious but should be familiar with carees condition. helpful info... #eldercarechat
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RT @caregiving: Q4. How do you ensure a caree has quality care during a hospitalization? #eldercarechat
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@rightathomeUS Great point about the mystery shopper! Keeps the provider accountable/on their toes! #eldercarechat
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A3: How to find and hire a Good Home Care Worker... http://t.co/Tkvf7p3q #eldercarechat
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RT @Seniors4Living: #ElderCareChat today at 1pm ET. Topic: advocating for quality care, moderated by @caregiving. All are welcome! #seniors #caregiving -M
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RT @JordanEM: A2 - Updated list of current meds as often see multiple doctors #eldercarechat
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overlooked part of quality care: ensuring that patient feels they have bee heard #eldercarechat
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RT @caregiving: Q4. How do you ensure a caree has quality care during a hospitalization? #eldercarechat
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RT @caregiving: Q4. How do you ensure a caree has quality care during a hospitalization? #eldercarechat
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@CaregivingCafe Such a good point about making them aware of the caree's condition. Sometimes the most obvious is forgotten. #eldercarechat
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RT @CaregivingCafe: Hello! @JordanEM #eldercarechat TY. Notes from home between Dr visits impt.Ask them!Write answers, results discussed,etc.Note changes.
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RT @caregiving: Q4. How do you ensure a caree has quality care during a hospitalization? #eldercarechat
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@caregiving A4: Be involved and present. Knowledge is power. DO not be afraid to question #eldercarechat
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RT @ctffox: RT @caregiving: Q4. How do you ensure a caree has quality care during a hospitalization? #eldercarechat
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@caregiving #eldercarechat Befriend the nurses. Be kind,respectful w them.Ask them for info- often know tons of info or know where to get it
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@LaPosadaGVAZ Can you send this link again at the end of the chat, Will? #eldercarechat
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A3. One suggestion I heard was to make sure caregiver is from an agency that bonds and insures them. Extra layer of oversight #eldercarechat
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A4 That is the most difficult - ensuring quality care in ahospital without being there 24/7 #eldercarechat
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A4: Communicate important prior status to charge nurse especially if confusion present #eldercarechat
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RT @IfIGoMissing: A4: Be involved and present. Knowledge is power. DO not be afraid to question #eldercarechat
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@BrainToday Absolutely. We talked about listening to the patient as a crucial part of quality care. #eldercarechat
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RT @ShelleyWebbRN: A4 That is the most difficult - ensuring quality care in ahospital without being there 24/7 #eldercarechat
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RT @ifigomissing: @caregiving A4: Be involved and present. Knowledge is power. DO not be afraid to question #eldercarechat
jordanem
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Agreed! MT @CaregivingCafe: @caregiving #eldercarechat Befriend the nurses. #eldercarechat
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@caregiving Q4 Communication! With the patient, the hospital & the family. #eldercarechat
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A4: visit the caree during hospitalization and inquire about a formalized caree survey process. #eldercarechat
rightathomeus
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RT @caregiving: RT @IfIGoMissing: A4: Be involved and present. Knowledge is power. DO not be afraid to question #eldercarechat
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Good care in hospital setting making sure hospital team has the entire story. Give them tips on what makes "mom" feel safe #eldercarechat
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A4. Make yourself known to the staff as the caregiver for the patient. Don't be afraid to ask questions. #eldercarechat #caregiving
easierliving
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RT @jordanem: A4: Communicate important prior status to charge nurse especially if confusion present #eldercarechat
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A4. If you're the family caregiver: Have an overnight bag packed and ready for hospitalizations. You'll be ready to stay. #eldercarechat
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@ShelleyWebbRN #eldercarechat can find sitters to be your eyes.Ask Social Workers to help you find info, resources. Hello Shelley!
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An HHC must be a partner w/ the caree and you. If an honest open relationship is lacking, something needs work or change. A3 #eldercarechat
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RT @RachelleNorman: A3. One suggestion I heard -make sure caregiver from agency that bonds & insures them. Extra protection #eldercarechat
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Agree! RT @AskCrossroads: @caregiving Q4 Communication! With the patient, the hospital & the family. #eldercarechat
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A3 There are many people who want to hire a caregiver who is NOT attached to an agency. Suggestions for help with that? #eldercarechat
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RT @CaregiverAction: A4. Make yourself known to the staff as the caregiver for the patient. Dont be afraid to ask questions. #eldercarechat
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A4: store their records electronically or on a memory drive! Take control of this gap in thinking and coverage! #eldercarechat
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RT @caregiving: RT @IfIGoMissing: A4: Be involved and present. Knowledge is power. DO not be afraid to question #eldercarechat
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RT @GracefulAging: Quality care is like a finely tailored suit. It makes you feel good and look good. A1 #eldercarechat
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RT @ctffox: Agree! RT @AskCrossroads: @caregiving Q4 Communication! With the patient, the hospital & the family. Helpful inf. #eldercarechat
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@CaregivingCafe Hi there! Good idea but sitters can be expensive and can't make decisions. :( #eldercarechat
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@CaregiverAction Great point. Make yourself known, i.e. I'm watching out for my loved one! #eldercarechat
caregiving
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RT @LaPosadaGVAZ: A4: store records electronically or on a memory drive! Take control of this gap in thinking and coverage! #eldercarechat
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RT @Seniors4Living: RT @caregiving: Q4. How do you ensure a caree has quality care during a hospitalization? #eldercarechat
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A4: Be sure advanced directives have been shared when applicable. #eldercarechat
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A4: Consider creating a community organization to assist with this transition between home to hospital! #eldercarechat
rightathomeus
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RT @Seniors4Living: @CaregiverAction Great point. Make yourself known, i.e. Im watching out for my loved one! helpful tip... #eldercarechat
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Whether its hospital or HHC staff, respect their professionalism and time. Expect reciprocal respect. #eldercarechat
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Absolutely! RT @JordanEM: A4: Be sure advanced directives have been shared when applicable. #eldercarechat
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@ShelleyWebbRN Your local county AAA should have a list of care providers and http://t.co/wjjPQ698 #eldercarechat
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@ShelleyWebbRN #eldercarechat Ours were free!! Not for decisions, but to make sure patient doesn't fall or wander off or something.
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A4. If you feel rushed into a discharge, ask to speak with a patient advocate. Get copies of flow sheets at discharge. #eldercarechat
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Good point-RT @JordanEM: A4: Be sure advanced directives have been shared when applicable. #eldercarechat
rightathomeus
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RT @JordanEM: A4: Be sure advanced directives have been shared when applicable. ADs {Advance Directives} can be overlooked... #eldercarechat
caregiving
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RT @GracefulAging: Whether its hospital or HHC staff, respect their professionalism and time. Expect reciprocal respect. #eldercarechat
seniors4living
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RT @JordanEM: A4: Be sure advanced directives have been shared when applicable. <-- YES! Big one. #eldercarechat
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RT @GracefulAging: Whether its hospital or HHC staff, respect their professionalism and time. Expect reciprocal respect. #eldercarechat
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RT @JordanEM: A4: Be sure advanced directives have been shared when applicable. #eldercarechat
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I have stayed with my senior mom at the hospital 3 x. Have to ask and easiest if single rooms. Really helps! @Seniors4Living #eldercarechat
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RT @caregiving: RT @JordanEM: A4: Be sure advanced directives have been shared when applicable. #eldercarechat
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A4. @CMSGov has a great Community-Based Care Transitions program designed to ease transitions between settings #eldercarechat
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RT @CaregiverAction: @ShelleyWebbRN Your local county AAA should have a list of care providers and http://t.co/wjjPQ698 #eldercarechat
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A MUST @LaPosadaGVAZ: A4: Consider creating a community organization to assist with this transition between home to hospital! #eldercarechat
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RT @ShelleyWebbRN: Absolutely! RT @JordanEM: A4: Be sure advanced directives have been shared when applicable. #eldercarechat
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RT @CaregiverAction: @ShelleyWebbRN Your local county AAA should have a list of care providers and http://t.co/wjjPQ698 #eldercarechat
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MT @caregiving: A4. If you feel rushed in2 discharge, ask 2 speak with pt advocate. Get copies of flow sheets at discharge. #eldercarechat
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@CaregiverAction No, I meant a family who wishes to use a family friend or acquaintance because the elder knows them. #eldercarechat
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RT @CaregiverAction: @ShelleyWebbRN Your local county AAA should have a list. Credible sources in each locality important... #eldercarechat
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MT @caregiving: A4. If u feel rushed into a discharge, ask 2 speak w/patient advocate; get copies of flow sheets @ discharge. #eldercarechat
seniors4living
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@LeadingAge Good to know! Great resource. #eldercarechat
caregiving
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Q5. How do you ensure a caree has quality care at a long-term care facility? #eldercarechat
seniors4living
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MT @LeadingAge: A4. @CMSGov has a great Community-Based Care Transitions program designed 2 ease transitions btw settings. #eldercarechat
CaregiverAction
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A4. Find out when the doctor will make his/her rounds each day and make sure that a family member is present when they visit #eldercarechat
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@caregiving #eldercarechat Must go - apologies. As always, GREAT info! A good day to all!
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RT @caregiving: Q5. How do you ensure a caree has quality care at a long-term care facility? #eldercarechat
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@SandwichINK Good tip, especially coming from someone with experience! I'm sure you are a wonderful advocate for your mom. #eldercarechat
careradio
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Many families do not know this very importantMT @caregiving: A4If you feel rushed in2 discharge, ask 2 speak with pt advocate #eldercarechat
laposadagvaz
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@seniors4living Will do #eldercarechat !
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@CaregivingCafe No problem -- glad you were able to be here even for a short time! Have a great rest of the day. #eldercarechat
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A4 ALWAYS be sure your care recipient has been admitted, not just on observation (Medicare won't pay if sent to SNF) #eldercarechat
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RT @caregiving: Q5. How do you ensure a caree has quality care at a long-term care facility? #eldercarechat
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@CaregivingCafe Good to see you!! Thanks so much for joining in and sharing today. :) #eldercarechat
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RT @caregiving: Q5. How do you ensure a caree has quality care at a long-term care facility? #eldercarechat
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A5: Much the same - communicate, respect, drop-in visits, involvement in facility events... #eldercarechat
seniors4living
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MT @CaregiverAction: A4. Find out when the doctor makes daily rounds & make sure a family member is present when they visit. #eldercarechat
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RT @seniors4living: MT @caregiving: A4. If u feel rushed into a discharge, ask 2 speak w/patient advocate #eldercarechat
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A5. Planning and saving in advance are key steps. Start conversations w loved ones early. #eldercarechat
seniors4living
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@LaPosadaGVAZ Appreciate it! #eldercarechat
seniors4living
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RT @caregiving: Q5. How do you ensure a caree has quality care at a long-term care facility? #eldercarechat
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A5: Communication and involvement. Use resources to determine facility performance record. Check ! #eldercarechat
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RT @JordanEM: A5: Much the same - communicate, respect, drop-in visits, involvement in facility events... #eldercarechat
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Requires staying present. RT @caregiving: Q5. How do you ensure a caree has quality care at a long-term care facility? #eldercarechat
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RT @LeadingAge: A5. Planning and saving in advance are key steps. Start conversations w loved ones early. #eldercarechat
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@caregiving A5: get to know line staff, visit at different times, talk with the caree often. #eldercarechat
rightathomeus
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Check with BBB {Better Business Bureau}; HHS {Health & Human Services} in one's locality are helpful tips to check with... #eldercarechat
seniors4living
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MT @ShelleyWebbRN: A4 ALWAYS be sure yr caree has been admitted, not just on observation (Medicare won't pay if sent to SNF) #eldercarechat
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RT @JordanEM: A5: Much the same - communicate, respect, drop-in visits, involvement in facility events... #eldercarechat
rightathomeus
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RT @caregiving: RT @LeadingAge: A5. Planning and saving in advance are key steps. Start conversations w loved ones early. #eldercarechat
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A5 - Be there the day of admit to SNF - shows you are involved. #eldercarechat
caregiving
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A5. Join the facility's family council, get to know the staff, attend quarterly care meetings. #eldercarechat
rachellenorman
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VITAL RT @ShelleyWebbRN Be sure your caree has been admitted, not just on observation (Medicare won't pay if sent to SNF) #eldercarechat
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RT @caregiving: RT @JordanEM: A5: Much the same - communicate, respect, drop-in visits, involvement in facility events... #eldercarechat
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RT @ctffox: @caregiving A5: get to know line staff, visit at different times, talk with the caree often. #eldercarechat
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A5: Talk to physical therapists and Dr of Physical Therapies are great sources! #eldercarechat
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@ShelleyWebbRN Just make sure that this person is qualified to handle all medical situations #eldercarechat
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RT @Seniors4Living RT @caregiving: Q5. How do you ensure a caree has quality care at a long-term care facility? #eldercarechat
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A5. We have a directory of LeadingAge members available on our site to help people choose between long-term care providers #eldercarechat
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RT @tneumann: A5 - Be there the day of admit to SNF - shows you are involved. #eldercarechat
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RT @rightathomeUS @caregiving @LeadingAge: A5. Planning & saving in advance rkey steps Start conversations w loved ones early #eldercarechat
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RT @ShelleyWebbRN: RT @JordanEM: A5: Much the same - communicate, respect, drop-in visits, involvement in facility events... #eldercarechat
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RT @caregiving: A5. Join the facilitys family council, get to know the staff, attend quarterly care meetings. Helpful info... #eldercarechat
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@rightathomeUS In addition, review the health dept survey results & the facility's plan of correction. #eldercarechat
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@caregiving Excellent tips! #eldercarechat
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@ShelleyWebbRN Depending on the state, caregivers can become Independent Home Care Providers through MD- makes it legit #eldercarechat
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@seniors4living Very true! Admitted and observation are quite a difference! #eldercarechat
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RT @laposadagvaz: A5: Talk to physical therapists and Dr of Physical Therapies are great sources! #eldercarechat
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RT @caregiving: A5. Join the facility's family council, get to know the staff, attend quarterly care meetings. <-- YES! #eldercarechat
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@caregiving Q5 By building a good relationship with all caregiver staff & being on the same page with records & care. #eldercarechat
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@caregiving It's good to have an overnight bag both you & your caree, #eldercarechat
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RT @ctffox: @rightathomeUS In addition, review the health dept survey results & the facilitys plan of correction. #eldercarechat
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RT @ctffox: @rightathomeUS In addition, review the health dept survey results & the facilitys plan of correction. #eldercarechat
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RT @SWChelsea06: @ShelleyWebbRN Depending on the state, caregivers can become Independent Home Care Providers through MD... #eldercarechat
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RT @caregiving: A5. Join the facility's family council, get to know the staff, attend quarterly care meetings. #eldercarechat
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And ask ?'s abt results RT @ctffox: @rightathomeUS review the health dept survey results & the facility's plan of correction. #eldercarechat
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A5 If elder has dementia, be sure the facility has sufficient "escape security" but also engages the patient in activities. #eldercarechat
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A5: Meet the staff, be involved & visit often. Inquire about your loved one's progress. #eldercarechat #assistedliving
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A5. Go to the care planning meetings. Attend the resident or family council with your caree. Make sure the admin knows you. #eldercarechat
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RT @tneumann: A5 - Be there the day of admit to SNF - shows you are involved. #eldercarechat
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RT @CareGiverGuy: @caregiving Its good to have an overnight bag both you & your caree #eldercarechat
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A5: Agree on checking survey results but realize only part of story. Sometimes odd citations occur. #eldercarechat
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@LaPosadaGVAZ Indeed! #eldercarechat
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@SWChelsea06 Cool, thank you! #eldercarechat
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@CareGiverGuy Hi Andrew. :) #eldercarechat
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RT @Seniors4Living: RT @tneumann: A5 - Be there the day of admit to SNF - shows you are involved. #eldercarechat
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Very true! RT @CareGiverGuy: @caregiving Its good to have an overnight bag both you & your caree #eldercarechat
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RT @rightathomeUS: RT @Seniors4Living: RT @tneumann: A5 - Be there the day of admit to SNF - shows you are involved. #eldercarechat
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Communication is key between family, patient and care facility (hospital or long term care). #eldercarechat
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RT @ctffox: @rightathomeUS In addition, review the health dept survey results & the facility's plan of correction. <-KEY! #eldercarechat
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@RachelleNorman Gr8 point Rachelle. Attending care plan meetings is vital. You can ask questions/interact with staff. #eldercarechat
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Q6. How do you ensure your caree receives quality care during family get-togethers and social events? #eldercarechat
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Learn about the different departments in a SNF and what their role is in ur loved ones stay #eldercarechat
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A5: Talk to first responders who service that long-term care venue! #eldercarechat
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RT @CaregiverAction: Communication is key between family, patient and care facility (hospital or long term care). #eldercarechat
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@JordanEM That's a great point. The survey results don't tell all, good or bad. They're a starting point only. #eldercarechat
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RT @caregiving: Q6. How do you ensure your caree receives quality care during family get-togethers and social events? #eldercarechat
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Yes! RT @CaregiverAction: Communication is key between family, patient and care facility (hospital or long term care). #eldercarechat
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RT @caregiving: Q6. How do you ensure your caree receives quality care during family get-togethers and social events? #eldercarechat
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@Seniors4Living @caregiving I posted the instructions on the wall at any health facility long or short term & my cell phone ##eldercarechat
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A6 understand their abilities and limitations and pre plan an exit #eldercarechat
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@tneumann Love that suggestion re: learning about the different departments and what they do/how they serve your loved one! #eldercarechat
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RT @ctffox: @RachelleNorman Gr8 point. Attending care plan meetings is vital. You can ask questions/interact with staff. #eldercarechat
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A5. Do research on providers in your area. Take tours and ask questions. Ask about food, activities, and payment options. #eldercarechat
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A6: Considering hiring or appointing a specific caregiver for this special event, so you can plan to enjoy it as well. #eldercarechat
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RT @caregiving: RT @JordanEM: A5: Much the same - communicate, respect, drop-in visits, involvement in facility events... #eldercarechat
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RT @tneumann: Learn about the different departments in a SNF and what their role is in ur loved ones stay. <-- Love this! #eldercarechat
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The more you show up at a long term care facility, the more important the patient is perceived by the staff. (Sad, but true.) #eldercarechat
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RT @tneumann: A6 understand their abilities and limitations and pre plan an exit #eldercarechat
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RT @CaregiverAction: Communication is key between family, patient and care facility (hospital or long term care). #eldercarechat
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@CareGiverGuy Hey Andrew! Did you get my moose photo?? :) #eldercarechat
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A6: Prepare for specific needs (diet, meds, ambulation issues), inform care provider of plans. #eldercarechat
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@CareGiverGuy Great idea. They have no excuse then in terms of notifying you, or knowing what to do/not do. #eldercarechat
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RT @CareGiverGuy: I posted the instructions on the wall at any health facility long or short term & my cell phone #eldercarechat
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RT @ShelleyWebbRN: Very true! RT @CareGiverGuy: @caregiving Its good to have an overnight bag for both you & your caree #eldercarechat

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