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Telephone support program beneficial for dementia caregivers

Photo: Caregiver on the phone [18/08/2014] Rhode Island Hospital researchers have found that a support program administered entirely by telephone can significantly reduce depression and other symptoms in informal caregivers, such as family or friends, of individuals with dementia.Telephone support program beneficial for dementia caregivers - Read more

3D printer to aid visually impaired in educational endeavors

Photo: Different objects made with a 3D printer [04/07/2014] Tactile objects in various size, shape and colors, can now be made with 3D printer. They are manufactured with thermal reflow treatment, which is eco-friendly and durable.3D printer to aid visually impaired in educational endeavors - Read more

"Nursing managers should be self-confident and stand out with competence"

Poorly paid, physically challenging, shift work – the patient care sector in Germany still has an image problem. This is why it is all the more important for nursing staff to be confident and dig in its heels at all levels and demonstrate why it is among the most important occupational groups in the German health care system."Nursing managers should be self-confident and stand out with competence" - Read more

Managing patient care with information technology systems

Every day, patient care incurs large amounts of data. Nursing staff often collects and documents this data quite differently. Modern information technology systems (IT) are meant to help in simplifying these processes and making them more uniform. What developments are there? And what are the challenges?Managing patient care with information technology systems - Read more

Nursing management: "I make sure I give constructive criticism and look for solutions together"

Tomorrow’s managers should have creativity and professional expertise to be able to master the complex job demands now and in the future. To provide an additional incentive, in January of 2014, the German Federal Association of Nursing Management (German: Bundesverband Pflegemanagement) presented the Nursing Management Award 2014 for Future Nursing Staff.Nursing management: "I make sure I give constructive criticism and look for solutions together" - Read more

Keeping and developing the skills of older employees

Photo: Older mechanical engineer working [25/06/2014] How can you keep the skills and experience of older employees within a business if declining strength means that a continued employment at the original workplace is not possible? Educational scientists at the University of Stuttgart together with extramural research institutions and business partners are searching for solutions.Keeping and developing the skills of older employees - Read more

Aging Workforce Requires New Strategies for Employee Retention

( Source: REHACARE.de )

[09/04/2014] As more baby boomers reach retirement age, state governments face the likelihood of higher workforce turnover. For example, in the state of Missouri, more than 25 percent of all active state employees will be eligible to retire by 2016.Aging Workforce Requires New Strategies for Employee Retention - Read more

Academic Skills Are Essential for High School Graduates with Autism

( Source: REHACARE.de )

Photo: Hand underlining the word [02/04/2014] Scientists at UNC's Frank Porter Graham Child Development Institute (FPG) report that high school students with autism can learn under Common Core State Standards (CCSS), boosting their prospects for college and employment. Newly published recommendations from FPG's team also provide strategies for educating adolescents with autism under a CCSS curriculum.Academic Skills Are Essential for High School Graduates with Autism - Read more

Independent Living for Seniors

Today’s seniors no longer just fit the image of an old person with a walker. Many people from the baby boomer generation are in great health. They are well connected – offline and online. And they get involved in things that are close to their hearts.Independent Living for Seniors - Read more

Senior Experts: Professional and Life Experience from One Source

For many seniors, so-called retirement is not automatically associated with stagnancy and inactivity. The number of volunteers increases steadily, because many people can benefit from the valuable experiences individuals garnered during their professional life. This is why so-called senior experts like to pass their knowledge on to where it is urgently needed.Senior Experts: Professional and Life Experience from One Source - Read more

 
 

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