Tag Archives: healthcare communication

Do you know about Senior List?

Lots of great topics and resources to check out! Want to learn more about Alzheimer’s, Caregiving, Hearing Loss? What about Home Care, Medical Alert Systems, or Senior Housing? Discounts?  Legal and financial information? If you are a senior, know one, … Continue reading

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Tough Communication Skills are Required for Safe Staffing! (With or Without Ratios)

Staffing ratios for nurses are essential to help to address pervasive and chronic problems of inadequate nurse staffing in many hospitals and hopefully some day, nursing homes and other primary care settings.  Ratios provide a structure that helps to ensure there … Continue reading

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‘No Innocent Bystander’ Policy-Essential for a Culture of Safety!

When I was in grad school at Antioch University, I was developing  a model that used theatre games to promote emotional intelligence and interpersonal skills in kids.   One of my research resources was a book called “Caring Classrooms:  The … Continue reading

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