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Traumatic Brain Injury Course a Boon for Direct Care Workers

Effective July 1, 2018, a simplified yet highly informative and effective course in traumatic brain injury is available for administrative and direct care staff in group living environments. The main topics are: Traumatic Brain Injury Defined How the Condition is Diagnosed Temporal Lobe Deficits and Cognitive Re-Training in Traumatic Brain Injury Most Popular Causes Common…

Our Focus is Success via Familiarity….

In the world of online learning there are a couple of characteristics that matter most for providers.  Among these is being able to help the student – including those who are not accustomed to computer learning – to understand how the process works.  This assistance must include not only a few general items about online…

“You’re Only In It for the Money”

Our firm has heard this more than once of late from direct care staff, mostly working in group home environments and directed toward the owner.  Yes, every American is entitled to his/her opinion.  Yes we realize there are circumstances where an owner may be more income focused than quality of care focused.  However, we are…

Competence Matters in All Care Environments

Since the first call came in during the month of January 2006 from Calhoun County, Michigan our firm has been developing training products for the correctional industry.  A major focus has been medication administration in juvenile detention. In addition to highlighting best practices such as never using psychotropic medications solely for behavioral management, this online…

Are You True to Your Mission in Care?

It sounds like an incredibly simple question to answer, but you have to wonder if everyone gets it.  Recently our company has been helping transition an elderly woman from a large assisted living program to a smaller one.  Why?  Because staff in the larger program have been abusive, even face-timing from this resident’s room as…

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Upcoming Events and Announcements Stimulate and Educate

Meaningful events in care spark interest, educate care coordination professionals on new care resources in communities and spur entrepreneurial juices in care.  Here are a few meaningful ones: Property Review and Program Introduction September 19, 2017 as of 11:00 a.m. 22430 Hawthorne – Farmington, Michigan 48336 Website     Open House for Community and Care…

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