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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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What Assisted Living Facilities Can Do to Care for Visually Impaired Residents

Posted on: January 4, 2019 by Chris Murray

Millions of Americans live with some form of visual impairment. Loss of eyesight is common among our nation’s elderly population; a large number of assisted living facility residents struggle with impaired vision, greatly impacting the quality and safety of their lives. Healthcare facilities, particularly those that support the elderly, must help to ensure that their […] Read More

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Assisted Living Residents Fear “Walk-In Tests”

Posted on: September 14, 2018 by Chris Murray

Millions of Americans depend on the compassionate care of assisted living facilities. Such facilities can be found in nearly every community, delivering around-the-clock care to their residents. As seniors investigate the options available to them, many have discovered that most facilities assess the needs of potential residents before accepting them. These so-called “walk-in tests” have […] Read More

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How Assisted Living Facility Staff Can Protect Their Residents from Fraud

Posted on: September 7, 2018 by Chris Murray

Elderly people across the country rely on assisted living facilities for their care. Aging Americans are at risk from many factors, including disease and neglect, which care facilities work hard to prevent. Unfortunately, health concerns are not the only risks elderly residents face; financial exploitation and fraud account for $3 billion or more in losses […] Read More

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Developing an Assisted Living Risk Management Program: Training and Educating Healthcare Providers

Posted on: August 17, 2018 by Chris Murray

Assisted living facilities are designed to provide long-term care for residents in a safe and comfortable environment. Assisted living facilities, their staff, and their management teams work hard to provide this level of care, keeping in mind the unique litigation risks and exposures these facilities and the industry at large faces on a daily basis. […] Read More

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Developing An Assisted Living Risk Management Plan: Assessing Major Risks

Posted on: August 10, 2018 by Chris Murray

Assisted living facilities and other long-term care facilities have a duty to their patients of providing safe care in a compassionate and comfortable environment. There are many risks associated with assisted living facilities, and the best ones will have comprehensive risk management plans in place to help protect the facility, its staff, and its patients […] Read More

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Preventing Equipment Failures at Assisted Living Facilities

Posted on: July 4, 2018 by Chris Murray

In the healthcare industry, healthcare providers and facilities are expected to provide their patients with safe, reliable, and robust care around the clock. Assisted living facilities are no exception. Utility considerations, such as how to operate when critical equipment fails, is an important part of the emergency planning process for these facilities. Assisted living insurance […] Read More

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How Assisted Living Facilities Can Improve Staffing and Reduce Turnover

Posted on: June 29, 2018 by Chris Murray

In the first part of our two-part series on employee turnover rates in assisted living facilities, we reviewed some of the factors that influence rates. Employee turnover at assisted living and other senior care facilities drive up costs, requiring organizations to spend funds on recruiting and training. Loss of income on the part of care […] Read More

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