February 2021

Interim HealthCare Blogs

Do You Need an RN or LPN?

Posted: 2/22/2021 11:23 AM by Interim HealthCare

Everyone in healthcare knows the importance of proper medical staffing and how it is essential for excellent patient care. Nurse-to-patient ratio is especially important when it comes to keeping down mortality rates, infection rates, and errors. However, with the COVID-19 pandemic, increased demand for healthcare workers, and medical staff burnout, it has been increasingly difficult to find ade...

Support for Family Caregivers in Kirkwood

Posted: 2/18/2021 6:11 PM by Interim HealthCare

Today, roughly 1 in 5 Americans provides care for a family member. In many cases, this can be a part-time or full-time job by itself, but one without any pay, training, or coworkers to help shoulder the burden. It should come as little surprise that family caregivers suffer from high rates of burnout—a problem that is only made worse by a lack of outside support. This is an area where Interim H...

Early Signs of Alzheimer's Disease

Posted: 2/16/2021 6:30 AM by Interim HealthCare

Alzheimer’s disease is a form of dementia that results in the deterioration of cognitive functioning. Since it is a progressive disease, it gets worse over time, making early detection essential in managing it. While there is no cure for Alzheimer’s disease, there are treatments that help slow down the progression of symptoms. If you believe that your loved one has Alzheimer’s disease, you shou...