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Crime and Violence Prevention in the Home Health Care Setting

Posted on: January 17, 2020 by Chris Murray

In the United States, the home health care sector of the healthcare industry is booming. More and more seniors are choosing this care model over traditional facilities like nursing homes, opting instead to remain in the comforts of their own homes. Care providers visit residents in the home setting, providing medical care and helping with […] Read More

Posted in: blog Home Health Care

How Nursing Homes Can Manage and Contain Infectious Disease Outbreaks

Posted on: January 10, 2020 by Chris Murray

Nursing homes and other long-term care facilities have a duty to provide their residents with safe accommodations and adequate, compassionate medical care. Seniors residing in nursing homes typically have serious health conditions, and as such are at a higher risk of developing infectious diseases. If an infectious disease like the flu or pneumonia, or an […] Read More

Posted in: blog Nursing Home

The Most Common Infectious Diseases in Nursing Home Residents

Posted on: January 3, 2020 by Chris Murray

Infectious diseases represent a serious public health concern, accounting for thousands of deaths and billions of dollars in medical expenses each year. In healthcare facilities like nursing homes, the spread of infection can negatively impact health outcomes, potentially putting residents’ lives at risk. Infection risks also put a strain on nursing home staff and the […] Read More

Posted in: blog Nursing Home

Understanding the Different Types of Workers’ Compensation Benefits

Posted on: December 27, 2019 by Gerry Dumke

Workers’ compensation insurance is an integral part of the business landscape. Most U.S. states require some form of this valuable employee insurance protection, providing financial compensation for workers injured on the job. There are several different benefits available under most workers’ comp plans; the type of compensation can depend on the circumstances resulting in injury, […] Read More

Posted in: blog Workers Comp Workers Compensation

The Benefits of Implementing Health Programs in Assisted Living Facilities

Posted on: December 20, 2019 by Chris Murray

Assisted living facilities have a duty to provide safe living accommodations and competent, compassionate care for their residents. Unfortunately, these facilities face numerous risks, including rising costs, the prevalence of chronic diseases, and residents with cognitive declines. To combat these risks, facilities enhance the protection of assisted living facility insurance with health programs that are […] Read More

Posted in: Assisted Living Facility Insurance blog

Recent Analysis Shows that Just 1% of Private Health Insurance Growth Went to Home Health Care

Posted on: December 13, 2019 by Chris Murray

The home health care industry is booming across the United States. As our nation’s population ages, many seniors prefer the comforts of home settings, choosing to receive care in their homes rather than seeking residence at more traditional long-term care facilities. As a result, the industry has seen significant growth over the past decade. Unfortunately, […] Read More

Posted in: blog Home Health Care

Heater Safety Hazards for Nursing Homes to Address During the Winter

Posted on: December 6, 2019 by Chris Murray

As wintry conditions descend upon the United States, nursing homes across the country are preparing for the worst. Loss of electrical service to long-term care facilities can negatively impact the health and safety of residents, particularly when freezing temperatures are present. To combat the potential loss of heating systems due to electrical outages or heater […] Read More

Posted in: blog Nursing Home

If a Nursing Home Closes, What Happens to its Residents?

Posted on: December 4, 2019 by Chris Murray

The long-term healthcare industry is facing significant hurdles. Across the country, nursing homes are closing. Financial hardships among nursing homes as well as a growing desire for seniors to age in their own homes have contributed to the decline of this healthcare sector. Nursing home insurance expenses have also risen substantially in recent years. Ultimately, […] Read More

Posted in: blog Nursing Home

Winter Workers’ Compensation Claims to Prepare For

Posted on: November 29, 2019 by Chris Murray

Business owners know that the approach of winter weather represents a time of year when workplace injuries rise. There are many challenges businesses face, regardless of season, yet winter presents unique challenges. These seasonal risks have the added effect of raising workers’ compensation claims, sometimes to staggering levels. Employers should take the steps now to […] Read More

Posted in: blog Workers Comp Workers Compensation

How Assisted Living Facilities Should Prepare for Winter Weather

Posted on: November 27, 2019 by Chris Murray

Assisted living facilities face many challenges in their daily operations. From providing competent and compassionate resident care to managing employees and physical assets, these facilities rely on risk management strategies in order to thrive. Winter weather represents a time of year when long-term care facilities experience unique risks, including risks that put residents and staff […] Read More

Posted in: Assisted Living Facility Insurance blog