State of Missouri Settles Lawsuit Over the Lack of “Private Duty Nursing” for Medically Fragile Children

State of Missouri Settles Lawsuit Over the Lack of "Private Duty Nursing" for Medically Fragile Children

The state of Missouri has settled a lawsuit with families of children with medically complex conditions regarding the allegations that the Department of Social Services failed to provide “private duty nursing” services that meet federal requirements. The children requiring these services need assistance with feeding, toileting, bathing, dressing, ambulation, ventilation management, and medication administration. The…

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Four (4) Thoughtful Ways to Say “Thank You” to a Caregiver During the Thanksgiving Holiday

Four (4) Thoughful Ways to Say “Thank You” to a Caregiver During the Thanksgiving Holiday

“What am I thankful for this Thanksgiving holiday?” You and millions of individuals and family members across America will answer that it is for a family or professional caregiver that helps provide assistance to a dear loved one. Millions of family and professional caregivers provide care on a daily basis for our family members. Seventy…

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Senior Resource Options (SRO) Participated in the Senior Expo in Eureka, MO

Senior Resource Options (SRO) Participated in the Senior Expo in Eureka, MO

Senior Resource Options (SRO) is a group of professionals that service seniors. Our Founder and President, Gretchen Curry, is a founding member of Senior Resource Options (SRO).  StaffLink is the only home care and private duty agency that is a member of Senior Resource Options (SRO). Besides our President, current members of SRO are Bruce…

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DOES THE CHANGE IN SEASON SEEM TO AFFECT YOUR MOOD?

DOES THE CHANGE IN SEASON SEEM TO AFFECT YOUR MOOD?

Often physical and personal problems increase with age and may lead to depression.  HOWEVER, depression can often be caused by the change of seasons when shorter amounts of daylight hours can signal an increase in the sleep-regulating hormone melatonin. If you find that some of these feelings tend to begin as the seasons change, you…

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StaffLink Seeks to Hire Additional In-home Caregivers in St. Louis Region

StaffLink Seeks to Hire Additional In-home Caregivers in St. Louis Region

StaffLink’s Founder and President, Gretchen Curry, announced in June that they were seeking to hire 20 new St. Louis area in-home caregivers from July to September to handle the demand for home care staff. StaffLink is still working to meet this demand. StaffLink currently has full and part-time hours at the locations listed below. These…

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Senior Resource Options (SRO) Presented “Tips to Protect Yourself from Senior Fraud” at Chesterfield Mall

Tips to Protect Yourself from Senior Fraud

On Tuesday, August 9th, Senior Resource Options (SRO) presented an educational program, “Tips to Protect Yourself from Senior Fraud.”  We presented the program in conjunction with the City of Chesterfield at their Senior Center in Chesterfield Mall.  We presented the program earlier this year in March in St. Charles County. Senior Resource Options (SRO) is…

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StaffLink President Attends August Home Care Owner’s Meeting

StaffLink President Attended August Home Care Owner’s Meeting

Topic: Difference Between Hospice & Palliative Care StaffLink’s Founder and President, Gretchen Curry, attended the August St. Louis home care and medical staffing agencies owners’ meeting. This group meets every other month to discuss local, state, and national industry trends, news and topics of interest. The August  meeting was held at Crossroads Hospice in Chesterfield.…

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Tips to Avoid Caregiver Fraud and Theft

Tips to Avoid Caregiver Fraud and Theft

StaffLink has been providing services in the St. Louis region for over 35 years.  Our Founder and President, Gretchen Curry, has been in the industry for 38 years.  Here are a few things she has learned through the years. When hiring a caregiver through an agency or individually consider the following: If Hiring An Agency…

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Missouri Medicaid In-Home Care Hourly Reimbursement Rates May be Increasing in July 2022

Missouri Medicaid In-Home Care Hourly Reimbursement Rates May be Increasing in July 2022

We have received word that the hourly reimbursement rate for Missouri Medicaid in-home care will increase significantly. This is breaking news! This is really good news! This is BIG news! StaffLink has been servicing Medicaid recipients for nearly 35 years. Our clients and employees live throughout St. Louis City, County, and in Jefferson and St.…

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StaffLink Wins a Nursing Contract in Louisiana!!!

StaffLink Wins a Nursing Contract in Louisiana!!!

Since our May newsletter went to print, StaffLink has been notified that we were awarded a nursing contract in the state Louisiana.  We are currently seeking to learn more about the nursing staffing needs of our new clients in Louisiana. StaffLink continues to hire CNAs and LPNs in Arkansas for nursing staffing contracts in the…

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