BAYADA is excited to announce the debut of our new podcast series for clinicians and patients and families of home health care, "Healing on the Home Front."When it comes to healing, there’s no place like home. We are constantly in pursuit of stories. And in home care, they’re everywhere. Once a month, we will delve into the lives of those working in home health care as well as those receiving specialized care, highlighting the relationships and experiences unique to this industry. You'll get know the faces, voices, and stories of home health care and its impact on the clients in need of care and the clinicians who consider it not only a career, but a calling.
Episode 1: "Compassion Fatigue & Burnout"—Nurses are particularly vulnerable to compassion fatigue, a deep physical, emotional and spiritual exhaustion that can come from caregiving. BAYADA Nurse Kim Flores, RN, joins us to discuss why self-care is so important for nurses, some symptoms of compassion fatigue and how to prevent caregiver burnout.
Episode 2: "Nursing Students and What to Expect from Home Care"—Ready to launch your nursing career? Discover the challenges and rewards only home care nursing can bring. BAYADA Senior Clinical Manager Tracey Tillger, RN, shares her personal experiences and take on why she believes caring for someone at home is the most holistic form of nursing.
Episode 3: "Nursing in Different Places and Nurse Leadership"—A great nurse leader is innovative and inspires colleagues to work collaboratively to provide the best care possible. Cookie Sanchez, RN, a Clinical Manager with BAYADA, breaks down how she’s taken initiative in her role as president of the National Association of Hispanic Nurses and what it was like to recruit nurses in Puerto Rico after Hurricane Maria.