Caregiver Scheduling

How to Improve Communication with Home Care Clients

Becoming a good communicator is an important part of cultivating powerful bonds with your home care clients – here’s how to improve your communication skills quickly! Celebrated author Rudyard Kipling once said, “Words are, of course, the most powerful drug used by mankind.” What an appropriate quote for someone in the home care field. The […]

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Going the Distance

According to a study by the National Association for Home Care & Hospice, home care workers travel 7.88 billion miles annually to serve their patients. 7.88 billion miles! That is an astronomical number to consider. This means that home care aides, nurses, and therapists travel 21,589,041 miles per day. To put that into perspective, that […]

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HomeTrak Even… (Has Amazing Texting Features)

HomeTrak Texting

With mobile phones handling just about any daily task nowadays, we make sure that communicating with caregivers and scheduling shifts are no exceptions. Let’s take a look at how the texting features built in to HomeTrak can save you time and money while vastly improving communication between caregivers and office staff. Text Directly To A […]

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Hiring a Home Care Professional for the Holidays

Hiring a Home Care Professional for the Holidays

The holidays can be hectic for any family. If you have an elderly family member that requires a helping hand, you may benefit from hiring a home care professional to get you through the chaos and stress this time of year can bring. You can schedule a caregiver for a few hours, a few days, […]

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Caring for Alzheimer’s with the Help of Home Care Software

Caring for Alzheimer's with home care software

At 9:00 AM: An egg, over easy, on an English muffin on the blue plate and a cup of coffee in the mug with purple flowers. That’s how Mrs. Johnson likes to begin each day. A day in the life of a person with Alzheimer’s is full of small rituals that help the person feel […]

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Nothing Impresses Customers & Referral Partners Better Than a Well-Oiled Home Care Agency

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In a world filled with endless options, creating customer and referral partner loyalty becomes increasingly difficult. Such is the case in the home care industry today. The crowded aging care marketplace offers potential clients multiple options for care, which means agencies must step up their game in order to impress and attract new clients and […]

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Will Your Home Care Agency Be Working Overtime to Figure Out Caregiver Overtime Pay?

Caregiver overtime

The times they are a’changing, especially within the aging care services industry. One of the biggest changes on the horizon is the caregiver wage increase, which has been hotly debated in Congress as of late, and will be a major factor in home care billing in the coming year. Home care agencies will have some […]

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Streamlining Scheduling for Ultimate Home Care Agency Efficiency

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Home care companies provide an increasingly in-demand, indispensable service for older adults who wish to age in place – quality care in the comfort of one’s own home. However, in order for a home care agency to provide those services, a lot of navigation and travel must take place on a daily basis. For home […]

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Will Home Care Agencies Survive the Coming Caregiver Shortage?

home care agency management

If you’re someone who pays attention to healthcare news, it’s likely you’ve heard on multiple occasions about the looming caregiver crisis facing not just this nation, but the world. With the population getting older in greater numbers than ever before, an increasing number of caregivers and caregiving solutions will be needed in coming years to […]

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Home Care Scheduling on Cloud Nine

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As a home care agency owner or scheduler, you know that there are days when finding the perfect match for scheduling a caregiver for every shift can be a challenge. Ideally, employees would always be available to work when you wanted to schedule them to work. Oftentimes, however, shift trading becomes a necessary part of […]

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