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Category Archives: Risk Management

Implementing An Effective Risk Management Plan Begins with Senior Management

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Implementing An Effective Risk Management Plan Begins with Senior Management An effective corporate risk management program starts with senior management support and involves communication at all levels throughout the organization. With support from upper management, employees understand the importance of … Continue reading

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Risk Management: Safety at Schools During Severe Weather

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  Risk Management: Safety at Schools During Severe Weather We’re experiencing more frequent and powerful storms with scientists predicting that we will continue to do so in coming years due to rising global ocean temperatures. Moreover, not only will areas … Continue reading

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Risk Management: Fire Safety at Long-Term Care Settings

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Risk Management: Fire Safety at Long-Term Care Settings Clothing fires at long-term care facilities occur more often than one may think. This is due to a number of factors, including smoking habits of the elderly, cognition impairment loss of manual dexterity and … Continue reading

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Nursing Home Residents Vulnerable During Evacuations

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  Nursing Home Residents Vulnerable During Evacuations According to a new study, nursing home evacuations ahead of a hurricane showed a 218% increase in mortality among the most vulnerable residents (those with severe dementia) after they were moved within the … Continue reading

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Growth in Senior Housing, Independent & Assisted Living Facilities

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Growth in Senior Housing, Independent & Assisted Living Facilities Recent data from the National Real Estate Investor (NREI), a leading authority on trends in the commercial real estate markets, and Seniors Housing Investment Advisors, show that the senior housing sector … Continue reading

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Disaster Preparedness at Nursing Homes Plays Role in Patient Safety

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A recent article in the New York Times highlighted what can happen when a disaster hits a nursing home. The article cited a center in Arlington, Texas which was hit by hailstones the size of golf balls. Mayhem erupted with … Continue reading

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Risk Management: Cyber Bullying Suits Enter the Legal Landscape

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    In February we wrote a blog on cyber bullying and the Supreme Court, which was asked to decide on the dividing line between the rights of students to freely use their own computers and a school official’s authority … Continue reading

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Nurses Face Exposures at Assisted Living Facilities & Nursing Homes

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The nursing profession is evolving as more nurses are taking on additional responsibility and not only acting under a physician’s direct orders. In fact, many states have been debating whether a nurse practitioner with an advanced degree can provide primary … Continue reading

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Risk Management: Penn State, Syracuse University Sheds Light on Sexual Abuse Exposure at Schools

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Our jaws dropped as revelations came to light regarding Penn State’s retired defensive coordinator Jerry Sandusky’s alleged sexual molestation and child-sex crimes. On the heels of this disturbing news, Syracuse University fired associate head basketball coach Bernie Fine for allegedly … Continue reading

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Risk Management: Suit Hits Indiana School District Over Death of Son, Not Preventing Bullying

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In October, we posted a blog about school bullying and the steps many states and school districts are doing to help combat this. The issue continually remains in the spotlight: A 14-year-old Indiana high school student committed suicide on October … Continue reading

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