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Health Care Worker (HCW) and Registered Nurse (RN): what’s the difference?

There’s a common misconception that all health care professionals are the same, when, in fact, each of them undertakes specialised training, contributing to a difference in their capability level, job scope, and service pricing. This article will help you understand the many differences between an HCW and an RN.

First step to successful caregiving is to build your care team

When Wendy Yu’s mother suffered a disabling stroke, it derailed Wendy’s life as well. A little over a year into her caregiving role, she is still very much in a steep learning curve. We sit down with Wendy as she shares her insights coping with the aftermath of this debilitating experience and advice for new caregivers who are finding themselves on similar paths.

[Free template] Body temperature log sheet

The elderly and chronically ill are especially susceptible to health issues, and the occurrence of a fever can be the first indication of a problem. Routine monitoring of body temperature can aid early detection and minimise the risk of infection.

TOP STORIES

Health Care Worker (HCW) and Registered Nurse (RN): what’s the difference?

There’s a common misconception that all health care professionals are the same, when, in fact, each of them undertakes specialised training, contributing to a difference in their capability level, job scope, and service pricing. This article will help you understand the many differences between an HCW and an RN.

First step to successful caregiving is to build your care team

When Wendy Yu’s mother suffered a disabling stroke, it derailed Wendy’s life as well. A little over a year into her caregiving role, she is still very much in a steep learning curve. We sit down with Wendy as she shares her insights coping with the aftermath of this debilitating experience and advice for new caregivers who are finding themselves on similar paths.

[Free template] Body temperature log sheet

The elderly and chronically ill are especially susceptible to health issues, and the occurrence of a fever can be the first indication of a problem. Routine monitoring of body temperature can aid early detection and minimise the risk of infection.

TOP STORIES

Health Care Worker (HCW) and Registered Nurse (RN): what’s the difference?

There’s a common misconception that all health care professionals are the same, when, in fact, each of them undertakes specialised training, contributing to a difference in their capability level, job scope, and service pricing. This article will help you understand the many differences between an HCW and an RN.

First step to successful caregiving is to build your care team

When Wendy Yu's mother suffered a disabling stroke, it derailed Wendy's life as well. A little over a year into her caregiving role, she is still very much in a steep learning curve. We sit down with Wendy as she shares her insights coping with the aftermath of this debilitating...

[Free template] Body temperature log sheet

The elderly and chronically ill are especially susceptible to health issues, and the occurrence of a fever can be the first indication of a problem. Routine monitoring of body temperature can aid early detection and minimise the risk of infection.

Hospital discharge planning in Hong Kong: the missing piece in quality care

Hospital discharge has evolved in many ways. Both public and private hospitals offer better processes with the goal of facilitating rehabilitation at home through better education and information. These achievements are unfortunately a far cry from reality as hospital advice proves difficult to implement without professional guidance and sufficient assistance.

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