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In-home Senior Care: Emergency Preparedness

Posted by HomeWork Solutions on Aug 2, 2016 8:00:00 AM

Life with a senior citizen can be unpredictable at times and for this reason, employers need to have plans in place in the event that an emergency happens. Senior citizens are some of the most vulnerable victims when weather disasters happen and they often live with health issues that require close monitoring, so having an emergency preparedness plan in place should be top priority. Here are some tips on how to prepare for emergency situations that can happen unexpectedly.

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Topics: senior safety, emergency plans

Every Caregiver Needs an Emergency Contacts Form

Posted by HomeWork Solutions on Jul 8, 2014 8:35:00 AM

Are you a nanny caring for young children or a senior caregiver caring for a frail adult? Do you employ a nanny or senior caregiver? Does this caregiver know how to reach important parties in an emergency? Every caregiver should be provided with an Emergency Contacts list at the start of employment.

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Topics: senior care, nanny, emergency plans, caregiver, nanny tax case study

Emergency Preparedness For Nannies and Senior Caregivers

Posted by Kathleen Webb on Feb 14, 2014 10:48:00 AM

Inclement weather, train derailments, flight delays- these are all potential situations that could keep a person from their child or elderly relative. But other emergency situations exist- your charge could develop a high fever, knock a pot of boiling water from the stove, develop an allergic reaction that prevents them from breathing - that requires a nanny or senior caregiver to react quickly and make the right choice in getting medical attention. 

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Topics: senior caregivers, eldercare, nanny, nannies, emergency plans

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