Queen City Homecare has been awarded a 2017 Top Workplaces honor by the Cincinnati Enquirer. The Top Workplaces lists are based solely on the results of an employee feedback survey administered by WorkplaceDynamics, LLC, a leading research firm that specializes in organizational health and workplace improvement. Several aspects of workplace culture were measured, including Alignment, Execution, and Connection, just to name a few. [Read more…]
Archives for June 2017
Queen City Homecare was recently featured in the June 2017 issue of Sycamore Living, a local community publication. The article, written by Cathy Hollander, highlights Queen City Homecare’s commitment to providing on-going, comprehensive in-service training and education. To provide better care, Jim Gruber, Director of Education at Queen City Homecare, has partnered with U.C.’s College of Allied Health Sciences and The School of Social Work to establish an Institute on Aging Education. [Read more…]
Generalized anxiety in senior adults is a common problem, but a particularly frustrating form of anxiety in some older persons is evening anxiety, also called sundown syndrome. Not only does sundown syndrome negatively affect the quality of life for the elderly adult, but it can also take a toll on family members providing care for their loved ones.
If you have an older family member who is suffering from sundown syndrome, then it is helpful to know more about the problem and what you can do to assist your loved one. Below is more information about sundown syndrome. [Read more…]
If your parent or other loved one suffers from dementia, then you can make many small changes to the home that will help protect him or her from accidents around the house. Of course, it is important to keep any dangerous objects in the home, such as kitchen knives, in locked cabinets or cases. However, when you make the following four small changes to your loved one’s home, you can also protect him or her from falls, burns, and other household hazards. [Read more…]