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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

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How Wellness Programs Can Increase Safety and Other Benefits in Assisted Living Facilities

Posted on: October 23, 2019 by Chris Murray

Across the country, millions of seniors receive care at assisted living facilities (ALFs) and other long-term care centers. Facility managers and staff are continually seeking ways of improving the lives of residents, helping them to live longer and remain healthier. One of the novel ways that ALFs are doing that is by implementing wellness programs. […] Read More

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Repetitive Stress Injuries: A Risk for Healthcare Facility Workers and Residents Alike

Posted on: September 25, 2019 by Chris Murray

The healthcare industry faces significant challenges and risks as it delivers care to those who need it most. Healthcare workers experience high rates of injury; in fact, nurses and paraprofessionals have injury rates higher than in dangerous industry categories like commercial logging and mining. Among healthcare workers in assisted living facilities, repetitive stress injuries dominate […] Read More

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Security Concerns for Assisted Living Facilities

Posted on: August 23, 2019 by Chris Murray

Across the United States, millions of seniors receive healthcare services from assisted living facilities (ALFs). These facilities are responsible for compassionate, accurate, and safe delivery of services. Among the concerns for ALFs is the role of security. Security of buildings has two-fold benefits for ALF owners and operators; these measures protect residents against unwanted intruders, […] Read More

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The Assisted Living Agreement: What Should Facilities Include?

Posted on: July 24, 2019 by Chris Murray

Across the country, millions of seniors depend on the safe conditions and expert healthcare provided by assisted living facilities. These facilities have a duty to protect their residents, giving them the care they deserve. Most assisted living facilities require prospective residents to sign some form of admission agreement before entering the facility. As a part […] Read More

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The Case for Ergonomics in Assisted Living Facilities

Posted on: June 26, 2019 by Chris Murray

In the healthcare profession, staff injuries occur at an alarming rate. Injuries range from minor slip and fall incidents to severe musculoskeletal strains and sprains that can leave the caregiver unable to complete his or her duties. Increasing patient demands, including transferring and moving patients, can lead to injuries that create chronic pain and lost […] Read More

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The Liabilities Surrounding Water Quality in Assisted Living Facilities

Posted on: May 24, 2019 by Chris Murray

Water quality is an aspect of our daily lives that many of us take for granted. The United States boasts some of the safest drinking water supplies in the world, thanks to stringent regulations and rigorous quality testing protocols. Despite these protections, water contamination events have and do occur. For seniors, especially those with weakened […] Read More

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Key Topics for Assisted Living Facilities to Implement in Their Training

Posted on: April 19, 2019 by Chris Murray

Caring for seniors is a specialized part of the healthcare industry. This healthcare sector requires a unique skill set on the part of caregivers, and also requires numerous specialized facility operations. With the ever-changing face of the healthcare industry, new regulations and practices continue to evolve, forcing care facilities to adapt or to perish. Among […] Read More

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Here’s What Residents Want From Assisted Living Facility Care

Posted on: March 22, 2019 by Chris Murray

Across the country, millions of elderly and disabled people rely on the medical care provided by nursing homes and long-term care facilities. These facilities occupy an important sector of the overall healthcare system, delivering compassionate and accurate care for an at-risk population. Some of the best assisted living facilities take their roles very seriously, and […] Read More

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Why Assisted Living Facilities Need Proper Transport Procedures

Posted on: January 30, 2019 by Chris Murray

Residents of assisted living facilities depend on the compassionate and safe care these facilities provide. As the American population ages, more and more people will receive care at assisted living centers, nursing homes, and similar skilled-care operations. These facilities may not always have all the treatment options available in-house, and thus may need to transport […] Read More

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