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Hospice Helpers: Volunteer Recruitment and Engagement Tips
By Emily Arndt on April 2, 2024

How hospices can recruit and retain volunteers.

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The importance of insurance beneficiaries
By The Glatfelter Team on February 29, 2024

How you can help protect your most important asset: your people, and how to help them set up their insurance benefits so that they reflect their wishes.

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8 Ways to Help Protect Your Healthcare Organization from a Cybersecurity Attack
By Emily Arndt on October 30, 2023

8 Ways to Help Protect Your Healthcare Organization from a Cybersecurity Attack

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Employment Practices 101
By Glatfelter Insurance Group on September 25, 2023

It’s crucial to understand the fundamentals of employment practices, why they’re important and ways you use them to help protect your organization and your most important asset, your...

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Weathering the Storm: Severe Weather Threats
By Emily Arndt on August 10, 2023

Severe weather events are getting more severe and frequent. This blog outlines what to expect in 2023 and how to help prepare for potential disasters.

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Beat the heat: heat exhaustion + 13 ways to help your patients avoid it
By Emily Arndt on June 22, 2023

Symptoms and treatment of heat exhaustion and 13 ways to help avoid it

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Why hospice volunteering is exactly what you need in your life
By Emily Arndt on April 11, 2023

Why people need hospice volunteering in their lives and how they can get started.

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5 Tips to reduce burnout among your healthcare workers
By Emily Arndt on April 5, 2023

Understanding the causes and impact of burnout and what you can do to combat it.

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Documentation Done Right: 7 Questions to Ask that Can Help Improve Quality of Care

Accurate, thorough and timely documentation provides clear communication and a record of actions taken within the care plan.

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Buckle up: A crash course on non-owned and hired fleet safety

Ensuring that caregivers have the tools and training to commute more safely helps protect both them and your patients.

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You serve all types of citizens—but does your website? Find out.

It’s important to make sure your website is able to serve everyone—or you could find yourself in legal, financial or reputational trouble.

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5 Common Mistakes Auditors Look for and How to Avoid Them

Because audits are so routine, home healthcare and long-term care agencies may overlook mistakes that could otherwise be easily remedied.

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3 Ways to Help Reduce Caregiver Turnover Rates

Help curb your agency’s financial risk, provide better care for patients and increase your retention rates by investing in your caregivers.

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7 Ways to promote mental health at your caregiving workplace

There are real costs and benefits associated with the well-being of employees – especially when it comes to caregivers and their mental health.

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When fatigue becomes fatal: Why sleep is important for healthcare professionals

Sleep is especially important for those caring for others. Education, support and risk management can help caregivers achieve better sleep.

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Combatting loneliness and isolation in the age of social distancing

Even before 2020, seniors were facing a hidden epidemic: loneliness. Find out how you can help mitigate loneliness in patients.

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3 Ways to improve cybersecurity at healthcare organizations in times of crisis

Cybersecurity is a patient safety issue. A data breach can easily halt or delay critical care, putting patients’ lives at risk. Help protect them with these tips.

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The Coronavirus: What do I Need to Know?
By The Glatfelter Team on March 3, 2020

We’ve pulled together the latest recommendations for schools, healthcare facilities, worship centers, municipalities and emergency responders.

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7 Pieces of Amazing Advice from Long-Time Caregivers
By Lindsey Elias, Marketing on March 3, 2020

Get some priceless wisdom from people who have walked 1,000 miles in your shoes. These 7 caretaking tips from long-time caregivers are sure to inspire you.

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A starter’s guide to physician credentialing

Credentialing is an involved but crucial process that helps ensure only the most qualified medical professionals practice at your healthcare facility.

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Self-care for Caregivers: are you really being attentive?
By Lindsey Elias, Marketing on December 19, 2019

Self-care is vitally important, especially for those working in the healthcare field. These 10 tips could be critical steps to avoiding burnout.

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Am I Covered? Insurance policies your healthcare business needs
By The Glatfelter Team on November 12, 2019

While rewarding, a lot can happen when you manage a healthcare organization. Be sure you're protected with these insurarance coverages.

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5 Ways to increase caregiver retention
By The Glatfelter Team on October 3, 2019

To keep up with the demand for care, you'll need to address your agency's caregiver turnover rates. Use these tips to help increase caregiver retention.

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Are you missing this crucial HIPAA compliance measure?
By The Glatfelter Team on September 6, 2019

When combined with other reasonable measures, cybersecurity training can help reduce your risk of a data breach and keep your facility HIPAA compliant.

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How to help prevent falls at your caregiving organization
By The Glatfelter Team on July 2, 2019

Without a fall prevention program, you could be putting your residents, employees, visitors, vendors and any other person who comes to your facility at risk.

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Wound care: Better support your team with these tips
By Katrina Eicholtz, Marketing on May 23, 2019

Wound care poses a serious risk to caregiving organizations. Better support your team with these tips that make wound care a top priority and lead concern.

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4 quick tips to help professional caregivers handle grief and avoid burnout
By The Glatfelter Team on April 4, 2019

Caregivers need to address the effects of losing patients to avoid letting them accumulate and eventually cause burnout. Aside from the professional aspects of the job, it’s important to...

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Commuting caregivers: Addressing driver safety with your team
By Betty Norman, Glatfelter Healthcare on February 28, 2019

When your team is traveling to visit clients & patients, they need to be equipped with the knowledge of your organization’s driving guidelines, as well as a plan they can put into place if...

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4 tips for caregiver recruitment
By Katrina Eicholtz, Marketing on January 31, 2019

As the senior population increases and demand for caregivers continues to shift upward, it is becoming increasingly important for your team to focus on the recruitment process. From where...

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4 cold weather safety tips for seniors
By The Glatfelter Team on December 21, 2018

Seniors face serious risks during the winter months. Here's how you can help your clients take on the chilly temperatures and extreme weather by limiting the challenges they face.

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It's getting chilly: preparing healthcare facilities for winter
By The Glatfelter Team on November 15, 2018

Have you ever reached for the heat, only to realize it isn't functioning? With winter weather on the way, you do not want to deal with a broken climate control system or frozen pipes. Help...

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Preparing for an active shooter situation within your healthcare facility
By The Glatfelter Team on October 12, 2018

Expect the unexpected. There are ways to train your staff to strategically protect themselves and your residents from an active shooter.

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Stay better prepared and stay better protected
By The Glatfelter Team on September 10, 2018

Use these critical tips to help prepare and protect yourself and your home from hurricanes, floods and tropical storms. Hurricane season can cause downpours, strong winds, flash flooding...

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Cybersecurity: 3 small tips that can make a big difference
By The Glatfelter Team on September 6, 2018

Protecting your patients' health is your mission, and so is protecting their online information and identities from hackers. Use strong passwords, hesitation when following links and...

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3 critical steps to patient wandering prevention
By The Glatfelter Team on August 1, 2018

Residents who are mentally or physically impaired can be at risk of elopement. 60 percent of patients with Alzheimer's will wander. By identifying the patients at risk, strategically...

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Is your facility pet therapy friendly?
By Brittany Wolf, Marketing on July 20, 2018

Using pet therapy in your healthcare facility can provide many benefits for your patients and residents. There are several ways to make sure that a pet therapy program is safely and cleanly...

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