You should always have safe patient transfers! Yes! – “both nurse and patient risk injury if a patient has to be moved without the proper help or equipment.” “OSHA fines hospital over failure to help nurses lift heavy patients” http://www.nj.com/healthfit/index.ssf/2016/12/osha_fines_hospital_over_failure_to_help_nurses_wi.html
Rural Cooperatives Magazine November/December 2016 – This issue features photos from the Inaugural Home Care Cooperative Conference in September 2016 in Dulles, VA. http://seniors.coop/wp-content/uploads/2016/12/RD-RuralCoopMagNov-Dec2016-homecare.pdf?platform=hootsuite
It’s time to talk about brain health. You may have noticed changes in an older adult in your life. Maybe they are having a hard time remembering things, acting differently, or struggling with everyday activities. Join the #TalkBrainHealth conversation on Twitter and get the toolkit at http://bit.ly/TalkBrainHealth to start the conversation with your family.
Healthcare jobs are fast growing as New Mexico’s and the nation’s populations age. But will these be good jobs with clear paths for career advancement? The New Mexico Direct Caregivers’ Coalition (NMDCC) takes on this question at its November 16 luncheon summit – Raise the Floor, Build the Ladder. The Summit will convene national and …
In honor of National Family Caregiving Month, I want to thank the New Mexico Direct Caregivers Coalition for advocating for caregivers in New Mexico. I am a caregiver for my mother, and I understand the dedication it takes to care for your family. I also understand how much support is needed. I introduced a bill …
Dana Howarth and Burt Patterson of Heart is Home Cooperative Care attended the inaugural National Home Care Cooperative Conference in Washington, D.C. More than 60 home care cooperative members and developers from across the U.S. representing eight of the country’s nine established caregiver cooperatives attended the meeting. To read the press release, click here.
A luncheon forum to explore strategies for improving the quality of frontline health workers’ jobs. Optional: 1:45pm-3:45 pm – Meeting on Legislation 2017 and “Good Jobs Code” *All attendees are invited to attend this meeting immediately following Summit luncheon REGISTER HERE
Heart is Home Cooperative Care is NOW OPEN! Heart is Home Cooperative Care, a project of New Mexico Direct Caregivers Coalition, is a non-medical worker-owned home care agency that serves Sandoval County, NM and Lea County, NM. Heart is Home Cooperative Care has six founding caregivers ready to provide honest and compassionate care to the …
Attention Lea County residents! New Mexico Caregivers Cooperative aka Heart is Home Cooperative Care is opening soon and is in search of hard-working caregivers interested in becoming a worker-owner!
UPCOMING CAREGIVER TRAINING – “Customized Training for Caregivers” on August 6, 2016 from 9:30am-4:30pm. Lunch will be provided. Visit our Calendar of Events page to register!