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What to Keep in Mind When Transitioning to Summer Care

May 24, 2019 11:00 pm

Summer transitions can be tough. Make sure your agency is completely prepared by creating a plan to address these key areas. What to focus on during the summer Emotional needs Some individuals struggle with change, especially those with intellectual disabilities. For this reason, it might be a good idea to start preparing these individuals early. For example, your agency may... View Article

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Is Your Software System HIPAA Secure?

May 17, 2019 11:00 am

Mobile devices, including smartphones, tablets, and laptops used for EVV with wireless connectivity present a potential security risk regarding client information. For this reason, the software provider you choose for your EVV platform needs to be fully security aware and have all the necessary security protocols in place. Mobile applications use SaaS, (Software as a Service) platforms that live on... View Article

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DCI Software for Home & Community-Based Services

May 10, 2019 11:00 am

No two solutions for Home and Community-Based Services are exactly the same. This can make finding a digital payroll, scheduling or training solution extremely challenging. Just because one system works for someone else’s agency does not mean it will work for yours. But do customizable systems exist? They do! Read on to find out some ways DCI Software has been... View Article

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Tips on Scheduling for Summer

May 3, 2019 11:00 pm

Tips on Scheduling for Summer During the summertime, agencies face the most scheduling challenges. Many agencies experience workforce shortages due to a variety of factors once summer rolls around. Making sure you have caregivers available at all times is a key part of your agency’s success. With advanced planning, you can seamlessly transition into the summer by anticipating what challenges... View Article

Tips for Nurturing a Tech-Savvy Workforce

April 24, 2019 11:00 am

Who’s Afraid of Technology? Not Us! Change is hard. And, in this era of technology, change is constant. Employees are forced to move from paper to technology, learn new technology, or use existing technology in new and different ways. Some employees are resistant to any kind of change, while others simply struggle with learning and using technology (particularly the aging... View Article

The Unique Technology Challenges of HCBS

April 17, 2019 11:00 am

Home and Community-Based Services is on the rise, creating unique technology challenges. No one wants to feel trapped by the very thing created to support them. However, the implementation of the 21st Century Cures Act may do just that, for both the caregivers and the individuals receiving care. Do you have the right technology in place for your Home and... View Article

10 Fun Earth Day Activities – Perfect for Kids & Adults with Disabilities

April 10, 2019 11:00 am

10 Fun Earth Day Activities Celebrating holidays can be a fun way to build teams and increase community engagement and community awareness throughout the year. Earth Day is coming up and presents the perfect opportunity to plan organized activities for caregivers to do with the people they support. People with disabilities participating in the events will have the chance to... View Article

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How to Reduce Aged Receivables in a Direct Care Agency

April 3, 2019 11:00 am

Helping Managed Care Agencies Submit Accurate Claims for Individuals with Disabilities Reducing your managed care agency aged deliverables is a significant problem for many organizations out there – reimbursements are one of the main ways for agencies like yours to obtain funds for further services for individuals with disabilities. But how can organizations reduce the time is takes for the... View Article

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High Tech and Low Tech Options for EVV

March 24, 2019 11:00 am

A guide to all of the high tech and low tech EVV options offered by DCI Software We want Direct Support Professionals and anyone else providing or receiving direct care to have as much freedom as possible. That’s why we offer a plethora of both high tech and low tech options for EVV. Picture/Facial Recognition Our first high tech EVV... View Article

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The different models of care for Long-term Support and Service (LTSS)

March 10, 2019 11:00 am

New technologies and legislation have helped inspire better resources for taking care of your loved ones. But with so many options available, it can be hard to keep track of what they all are, let alone decide which one is best. We have found that most of our customers here at DCI fall into one of three categories. Agency Directed... View Article

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