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April 24, 2014
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 An Alternative Insurance Program for Retirement Communities

Communities Advancing Retirement Excellence (CARE) is an insurance program formed by and for its members. Established in 2002, it is a financially stable alternative for the provision of insurance and risk management services for not-for-profit retirement communities in Central Pennsylvania. Workers' compensation, general and professional liability, automobile liability and physical damage coverages are underwritten in the program.

CARE is uniquely qualified to provide the protection you need. Integrating strict eligibility guidelines and exceptional insurance services with an innovative risk control program and aggressive litigation management strategies, CARE provides a comprehensive insurance program unlike the traditional insurance model.

  
 Together...We CARE

The CARE Council is the driving force behind the combined efforts of the CARE members to continually improve the overall quality of the individual communities for residents, their families and employees.

The CARE Council's goal is defined by the following Statement of Purpose and Action:

Together We CARE, using the individual talents of all participants to:

  • Set an example of responsibility and action
  • Recognize and correct hazards
  • Measure, reward and take pride in successes
  • Excel in customer service
  • Strive for continuous growth and development
  • Earn the trust and respect of coworkers and the people served by the communities
  
 Announcements
  • Northwest Safe Patient Handling Conference 10/24/2014

    Registration is now open for the October 24, 2014 5th Annual Northwest Safe Patient Handling Conference. Last year's event was a SOLD OUT success. Visit the website by clicking on the header to Register and view this year's agenda. More Speakers, More Topics, More Vendors, More new Products! Special opportunity presented by Dr. Guy Fragla - when you register, you can submit a topic or particular issue you need help with, and solutions will be provided to customize your conference experience!

  • Tel Hai Retirement Community's Safe Resident Handling Expo 3/6/2014

    Are you concerned about staff injuries, workers' compensation costs, resident skin tears, and resident injuries? Save the date for an opportunity to view and experience hands on interactions with Safe Patient Handling Devices. This event is structured for Caregivers, Purchasers, Educators, Safety Committee Members, and Presidents. To be held 8:00am-4:00pm at Tel Hai Retirement Community 1200 Tel Hai Circle Honey Brook, PA 19344

  • Governor's Occupational Safety & Health Conference 7/24/2013

    The date for this year's Governor's Occupational Safety & Health Conference is October 28-29, 2013 at the Hershey Lodge & Convention Center. Registration information can be found under the Members Resource Area.

  • 2013 Safe Patient Handling Conference East 1/11/2013

    The 2013 Safe patient Handling East Conference is scheduled for March 18-22, 2013 Rosen Shingle Creek Orlando, FL. If you are interested in attending, contact Laurie Dietrich for details.

  • CARE Fall 2012 Seminar 10/19/2012

    The CARE Fall 2012 Webinar / Seminar on October 31st will highlight communication. This program is for CARE members and invited guests. So much of what we do depends on effective communication – with coworkers, residents, families, etc. How do you address family members when discussing moving a resident to a different level of care or what do you say when a resident shows signs of reduced ability to handle driving? These real-life scenarios and other topics along with techniques and applications to help you work through them will be presented. Ann Raines, trainer and consultant, will lead presentations on active listening, using assertiveness to get results while maintaining relationships, and how to “FIRE Up” a conversation.

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