March 18, 2020 | Assisted Living Administrator CEUs, Nursing Home Administrator CEUs, Nursing Home Administrator continuing education courses | No Comments
BY NOW, YOU’VE HEARD the stories and seen the video. Loved ones who cannot visit their mom, dad, husband or wife in a senior home due to the coronavirus pandemic have resorted to phone calls and hand signals outside windows. The isolation inside and out is deafening, but the helplessness from the caregiver’s side hurts even more.
In many ways, all caregivers become long-distance caregivers at a time like this. Thirteen percent of Americans provide long-distance care already. So, what are some things we can be doing now – and once this passes, that we can do later? Let’s take a look.
Keep the Home Safe: Wire Up
If you can’t be in the home where your loved one is, at the very least, you can check in. First, let’s work with what we might have and what we can send in.