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Mental Health and Wellness Resources for Healthcare Workers
Our world is constantly changing during this global pandemic. Even the known facts about COVID-19 are updating daily. Statistics are regularly being shared in the news about cases, recovery and deaths. It is causing a lot of anxiety and stress for everyone but even more for the brave healthcare workers on the front lines.
By Supplemental Health Care Jun 11, 2020
Innovative Learning for School Therapy Services
Our every day lives have changed due to COVID-19 and this changing environment has come with new demands. Although difficult, we are adapting and innovating with our clinicians every day. Supplemental Health Care’s Center of Excellence has partnered with its school professionals and partners to rise to the unique challenges of this time. Together, we have continued to provide essential school therapy services through innovative learning options.
By Supplemental Health Care Jun 4, 2020
Why You Should Partner with a Healthcare Recruiter
As a healthcare professional, you work hard, and long shifts don’t leave a lot of energy for job searching. Wouldn't it be nice to have an advocate on your side? Someone that can help you find or even define your next career move? Consider partnering with a healthcare recruiter.
By Supplemental Health Care May 29, 2020
Care More Spotlight: Putting Others First
Alex Rossman has been a social worker professionally for 29 years but has been advocating on behalf of others for as long as she can remember. “I’m not sure if I chose social work, or if social work chose me,” she recalls.  “I have always loved helping others, and much to the chagrin of my teachers, when I was young, I was always advocating on behalf of my fellow students.”
By Supplemental Health Care May 20, 2020
SLP Spotlight: Rising to the Challenge
Katie Spencer is newer to the field of speech-language pathology and has been a school SLP for about two years now. Navigating challenges with students in speech therapy can be difficult enough on a normal day, but with the recent changes to school environments due to COVID-19, there are even more obstacles to overcome. Fortunately, Katie has faced these issues head on, adapted to a new innovative learning model, and found the silver lining in her current situation.
By Katie Dashiell May 1, 2020
Care More Spotlight: Undeterred by the Pandemic
Over the past several months, we have all read about and heard stories of the incredible work being done by healthcare professionals around the country and world. They are on the front lines of our battle against the COVID-19 virus. For SHC’s April Care More Spotlight, we are recognizing one of those healthcare heroes who has gone above and beyond, not only during the pandemic but throughout her entire career. Glynis is a Certified Respiratory Therapist and has been on assignment at a state..
By Supplemental Health Care Apr 23, 2020
Working Tourist: Making Her Travel Dreams Come True
Jackie Lesniak has been an occupational therapist for three years now and works in acute rehab. She loves traveling for both work and leisure with recent trips including Costa Rica and Greece and assignments in Hawaii and California. “My passion for traveling and OT led me to this career lifestyle. Being able to combine both makes for a great work life balance,” she says.
By Katie Dashiell Apr 15, 2020
The Benefits of Telehealth and Telemedicine Today
The coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak in this country has cost thousands of lives and changed the way we go about our daily lives. Our amazing healthcare professionals are putting themselves on the line every day for others as well as pivoting from their normal work to assist during these uncertain times. We thank them for their continued dedication to patient care every day.
By Supplemental Health Care Apr 9, 2020
What You Should Know About Occupational Therapy
Occupational therapy helps people of all ages do the things they want and need to do through the therapeutic use of daily activities (occupations). Occupational therapists (OTs) enable their patients to live life to the fullest by taking a holistic perspective. They focus on adapting the environment and/or task to fit the person. Their efforts promote health and can prevent injury or make living with injury, illness or disability better.
By Supplemental Health Care Apr 1, 2020
COVID-19 Updates and Resources
During these uncertain times, there is a lot of information circulating around Coronavirus disease (COVID-19). Ultimately, we all want to know how to stay safe and healthy. But we also need to know how to protect our healthcare professionals on the front lines and our most vulnerable populations.
By Supplemental Health Care Mar 26, 2020
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