Overcoming Caregiver Fatigue

2608, 2020

Wound Care Specialists: Who are They, and Why are They So Important for Family Caregivers? A Guest Post by Farlyn Lucas

August 26, 2020|Categories: Overcoming Caregiver Fatigue|Tags: , , , , |

Wound care specialists are trained to treat all varieties of both acute and chronic wounds. This includes those received from acute injuries, diabetes, pressure sores, and surgery, as well as wounds that require continuous care because they will never heal (which affects an estimated five million Americans). Wound care specialists [...]

605, 2020

Happy Nurse Recognition Week 2020: The Year of the Nurse and Midwife

May 6, 2020|Categories: Creating A Happy & Inspiring Workplace Culture, Overcoming Caregiver Fatigue|Tags: , , , , , , |

Never forget, when the Universe created this Blue Planet, it asked a small legion of compassion, generous, and brave souls to dedicate the careers to taking care of its inhabitants...and your soul said yes. You are doing the universe's work each and every day. You give meaning to the phrase, [...]

2004, 2020

Persistent Uncertainty: What Do I Need to Be Ready for Next? A Post by Phyllis

April 20, 2020|Categories: Creating A Happy & Inspiring Workplace Culture, Overcoming Caregiver Fatigue|Tags: , , , , |

It has been about seven weeks since the first Covid-19 related death was reported in Washington State. Since then, everyone in healthcare has been challenged beyond imagination. We are accustomed to developing Action Plans in response to anticipated and unforeseen events. We took for granted the luxury of implementing those [...]

904, 2020

“Only in Darkness Can You See the Stars”, Dr. Martin Luther King A Post by Phyllis

April 9, 2020|Categories: Creating A Happy & Inspiring Workplace Culture, Overcoming Caregiver Fatigue|Tags: , , , , , , |

We have all been through stressful times that has caused us to lose sleep because of worry. However, the challenges of responding to the coronavirus is certainly unprecedented. The magnitude of the pandemic threat and the ever-changing protocols used to meet that threat can make it more difficult than ever [...]

2903, 2020

Growing Up With An Unidentified Invisible Learning Disability: A Guest Post by Raja B. Marhaba

March 29, 2020|Categories: Creating A Happy & Inspiring Workplace Culture, Overcoming Caregiver Fatigue|Tags: , , |

 Dedicated To: Phyllis S. Quinlan, PhD, RN, NPD-BC I always had a difficult time memorizing information and learning in school from elementary through college. I struggled so much trying to learn but did not understand why it was so difficult for me to remember what I learned in class.  There [...]

610, 2019

Join Me In Orlando. I Will be Joining Shelia Warnock, Founder of the Share The Care Organization

October 6, 2019|Categories: Creating A Happy & Inspiring Workplace Culture, Overcoming Caregiver Fatigue|Tags: , , , , , |

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2809, 2019

6 Self Care Habits That Will Help You Fill Your Cup So That You Have More To Give To Others: A Guest Post by Carmen Comsa

September 28, 2019|Categories: Overcoming Caregiver Fatigue|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Caregivers are the most selfless and caring people in the world, however, they most often tend to forget to take care of themselves. When someone we love is in pain, we focus on them. It’s natural and it’s what caring people do. However, when we ignore self-care, we increase our risk of burnout and we are more vulnerable in the face of physical and mental health problems. Not only that, but no one has unlimited resources so it is important to fill your cup if you want to have more to give. With that in mind, let’s look at some self-care habits that can help you stay motivated and energized to care for others.

2209, 2019

How to Stay Positive While Taking Care of Loved Ones: 5 Ways to Prevent Family Caregiver Burnout: A Guest Post by Brenda Kimble

September 22, 2019|Categories: Overcoming Caregiver Fatigue|Tags: , , , , , |

When a loved one is sick, we drop everything to play the nurse. We cook, we clean, we coddle. We do everything we can to ensure that they’re taken care of, regardless of our other responsibilities and even our own well-being. But what happens when that loved one isn’t suffering [...]

1906, 2019

Medicare by MedicareFAQ

June 19, 2019|Categories: Overcoming Caregiver Fatigue|Tags: , , |

his article is part of an ongoing series of informative Medicare guest posts written by MedicareFAQ. - https://www.medicarefaq.com/  If you're caring for someone who expects to wait on enrolling in Medicare until 2020, this is great news. Changes to this gap period will go into effect on January 1, 2020. Keep in mind [...]

1506, 2019

Step 7: Balance, Happiness & Long-Term Self-Care Maintenance A Guest Post by Amand Ghosh

June 15, 2019|Categories: Overcoming Caregiver Fatigue|Tags: , , , , , |

Welcome back to the series:  Breaking into the Self-Care Mindset for Professional and Family Caregivers! If you’re new, go back and check out Steps 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, and 6 and spend 2-4 weeks implementing the exercises in each step. In total, you should devote about 6 months to [...]

2605, 2019

Step 6: Get Rid of Guilt and Stop Functioning for Others A Guest Post by Amanda Ghosh

May 26, 2019|Categories: Overcoming Caregiver Fatigue|Tags: , , , , , |

Welcome back to the series Breaking into the Self-Care Mindset for Professional and Family Caregivers! If you’re new, go back and check out Steps 1, 2, 3, 4, and 5 and spend 2-4 weeks implementing the exercises in each step. If you’ve been following along, let’s dive in! The last few [...]

1905, 2019

Matt Cavallo, Host of the Podcast, Patient Activation Network Interviews Phyllis Quinlan on the Subject of Bullying & Incivility in Healthcare

May 19, 2019|Categories: Building A Healthy Work Environment In Nursing, Creating A Happy & Inspiring Workplace Culture, Overcoming Caregiver Fatigue|Tags: , , , , |

https://patientactivationnetwork.com/pan65-bullying-in-healthcare-with-phyllis-s-quinlan-phd-rn-bc/ In this episode of the Patient Activation Network Podcast, we talk to Phyllis S. Quinlan, author, and nurse entrepreneur, about bullying in healthcare. Phyllis has practiced in a variety of emergency services, acute care, subacute care, and long term care settings. She holds national certifications in Critical Care, Emergency [...]

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