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Our Caregiver's e-Mall is filling up with great stores and a growing number of items just in time for the holidays. Whether you browse and find a book or tape to help you with caregiving, or come across a wonderful gift for a friend or family member, the e-Mall can be your source for easy shopping and gift-giving.

So, click on the dark blue Caregiver's e-Mall buttons throughout our site and enter a comfortable, secure shopping experience with major merchants while avoiding the hassle of having to find a parking place or matching your shopping hours with someone else's. Our mall is just a click away and is open 24 hours every day.

Watch for additional stores opening in the e-Mall soon!

 

   
posted: October 1, 2004

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Timely Tip: Safety Checklist for Living Facilities

Here is a safety checklist for caregivers looking into assisted living facilities:

Is there a 24-hour emergency response system in each unit?
Is there facility equipped with door alarms, hand rails, emergency pull cords and good lighting?
Are exits clearly marked and accessible?
Do doors lock on each housing unit?
How many staff are on duty each shift?
Are hallways wide enough for two wheelchairs, and are there wheelchair ramps?
Where is the nearest hospital?
Are there regular fire drills?
What is the facility?s emergency evacuation plan?

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