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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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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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