Holiday $$ gifts to memory care caregivers?

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How should I compensate caregivers for mom? Mom is in memory care. There is a "group fund" that I've been asked to contribute to -- where families contribute and it is equally divided among all staff caregivers + funds special outings/parties. How much would you suggest I give to that and should I additionally give gift cards/other personally to all staff. This is my first year and looking for advice for the norm.

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I would look to guidance from senior administrative staff about what the "range" is. I would err on the high end if you can afford it. Bring in home baked treats or do a pizza night for the staff on your mom's unit
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Lol those are good suggestions, sugary unhealthy baked goods.

Seriously, whether they admit it or not can accept it or not, many want money.
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Yes, I'd check on their policies. I think that in some states, there are laws about what the staff can accept in the way of money or anything that is not nominal in the form of a gift. What I have done is take homemade fudge and a small gift card to the staff and administration that I deal with and who is involved with my LO's care. I don't really deal with the kitchen and maintenance staff, though, so, I'm considering this year, taking some boxes of pastries a week or so before Christmas, with enough for all to share. I'd be interested in any ideas that others have as well. 
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Check with the facilities gift giving policy. When I worked as a CNA we were not to accept gifts of any kind. My mother’s SNF they sent out a flyer for donations for holiday tipping. If you would like to drop off a tray of cookies, bagels, something that is easy and quick for staff to eat. Where I am I take a box of soft pretzel bites.
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