Preventing Employment Claims through Hiring and Firing Tips

Business cycles come and go. All the same, companies must make important decisions about hiring and firing without putting themselves at excess risk and preventing employment claims. As a home care business, your company's employment practices can be a source of risk. Every day, workers file lawsuits against their employers, with many employment claims targeting smaller businesses in the industry. [...]

Creating a Safe Driving Program for Your Company Vehicles and Drivers

Clients depend on your caregiver employees for many of their daily transportation needs. They also depend on the safety of employee drivers. Creating a safe driving program will benefit your employees, your organization and your clients. Creating a safe driving program for your company vehicles and drivers can reduce workplace injuries and workers’ compensation claims, protect the organization's property and [...]

25 Tips to Prevent Slips, Trips and Falls

Slips, trips and falls result in some of the most common injuries in the home healthcare environment, and caregivers, clients and their family members are all at risk. However, most of these accidents can be prevented with proper awareness and safety precautions. Here is our roundup of 25 tips to prevent slips, trips and falls: Carpets, rugs and mats—Watch out [...]

2024-06-10T19:13:05+00:00July 8, 2020|Caregiver safety tips|0 Comments

Bathroom Safety Features and Procedures

Within the home, the bathroom is one of the most high-risk areas for clients and caregivers. The proper bathroom safety features and procedures for client handling can significantly reduce the risk of an injury and claim. Consider providing guidance for caregivers to inform clients and client families about bathroom safety features and devices and ensure caregivers practice safe client handling. [...]

2024-06-10T19:13:45+00:00April 3, 2020|Caregiver safety tips|0 Comments
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