Dec 2, 2020
Welcome to the inaugural episode of Focus on Seniors presented by Expert Home Care, here you will hear interesting guest perspectives and thought-provoking discussions. Your hosts, David Goodman and Frank Esposito have over 70 years of combined expertise and will be sharing thoughts and tips for seniors and their families, getting to the heart of what families need to know as their loved ones age.
Frank Esposito is a Certified Senior Advisor who has been a home care pioneer for over 30 years, in addition to being an expert in the home health care industry. David Goodman is also a true pioneer in the industry and he has dedicated his life to helping seniors. He is a fantastic business entrepreneur and entered the home care industry at the age of 23. He was recognized as one of the top 40 people under 40 in New Jersey by Crain’s Business Magazine. David is the co-author of The Road to Success with Jack Canfield (the famous author of Chicken Soup for the Soul).
Frank and David have known each other for their entire business life! Enjoy thoughtful conversations about caring for seniors as they deserve it, brought from the experts aiming to guide you in tough moments.
[2:47] Frank talks about the first contact phone call with a family that seeks home health care.
[4:42] Finding the right match between a caregiver and a family.
[6:50] What is the purpose of having a home assessment?
[8:31] Frank talks about the importance of being good listeners.
[8:50] What kind of experience do the caregivers in New Jersey have?
[10:39] How much experience is required of a caregiver?
[11:56] The nurse conducts a patient assessment and from it, creates a care plan.
[14:15] Frank explains the follow-up process to find out if the caregiver is meeting the needs of the care plan.
[14:58] What are the requirements expected to be met by a caregiver?
[17:01] Frank talks about the protocols in relation to COVID.
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