Promedica24 gives its employees a taste of old age

Promedica24 franchise
Promedica24 Live In Care at Home

Established & successful live-in care provider, Promedica24, is giving personable, community-focussed people the opportunity to change the face of care in the UK.

Request information
Read more
Published on

Promedica24 held a training exercise to show its young staff the impact of being elderly and disabled.

Promedica24 has been teaching its compassionate care staff how to have even greater empathy for its clients by making them experience what its like to have physical limitations.

Many of the senior care franchises clients struggle with mobility, sight or hearing problems due to their age and the Kielce branch of Promedica24 in Poland wanted its staff to have a better understanding of how they feel. So, each member of staff was given the opportunity to spend a few minutes wearing a special suit that simulates what it feels like to have limited mobility, sight and hearing.

Magdalena Stepien from Promedica24 explained why the franchise decided to give its staff the unique experience.

It allows us to understand what it's like to be an older person. Thanks to this, we will treat the older people close to us, like our parents and grandparents, with greater empathy and sensitivity.

And the experience wasnt a pleasant one for many of the staff. Care coordinator Karolina said:

Honestly, I just put on this suit, and I'd already like to take it off. I feel bad, I have stiff knees and elbows. I cant hear, and I cant see because of the headphones and glasses. It's a bit frightening, because that could happen to any of us one day.

By letting its staff experience the discomfort of physical limitations, its hoped the exercise will encourage them to continue delivering compassionate and patient care to each client. The live-in care franchise prides itself on providing the highest quality of care. It keeps its clients safe, secure and happy by providing them with 24-hour assistance from a friendly, specially chosen carer.

Other recent news
Did you enjoy this article? Please rate this article
Be the first to rate this article
These articles may interest you

5 Great Reasons to Become a Franchisee

Want to start a franchise but not sure if its going to fit with your lifestyle [...]


BECOME A FRANCHISEE

Heres How Franchisors Can Be Mentors During Tough Times

When times get tough, your franchisees will be relying on you to guide them through [...]


ARTICLES FOR FRANCHISORS

9 Must-Read Books for Business Owners

The best franchise owners fill their free time with plenty of learning and development [...]


TRAINING AND FRANCHISEE SUPPORT

5 Tips for Overcoming Franchise Legal Issues During Tough Times

Tough times have the potential to uncover the ugly side of every relationship [...]


LEGAL ISSUES IN FRANCHISING

Meet Paul and Lori Hogan, Home Instead Founders

Today, were going to look at Home Insteads founders, Paul and Lori Hogan, [...]


SNAPSHOT OF FRANCHISE DIRECTORS

0 Comments

post a comment

The Comment will be public. If your are interested by this Franchise, please fill out your personnal details on the request information form.

Characters remaining: 250