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EPLI Exposures for Assisted Living and Skilled Nursing Facilities

Posted on: April 27, 2017 by Chris Murray

All businesses face employment-related exposures, including the long-term care industry, with assisted living and skilled nursing facilities having specific characteristics common with many healthcare providers that present greater liability risks. These include high employee turnover, regulatory scrutiny over patient care that results in employee firings and legal disputes alleging wrongful termination, and a proactive litigation […] Read More

Posted in: Employment Practices Liability Insurance

Top Professional Liability Risks for Skilled Nursing Homes, Assisted Living Facilities

Posted on: April 11, 2017 by Chris Murray

Taking a close look at the type of professional liability insurance claims skilled nursing homes and assisted living facilities are reporting to carriers provides us with additional insight into the top risks that these operations face – from falls to improper care and elopement. Last year, CNA shared findings from its claims files between 2011 […] Read More

Posted in: Nursing Home

ADA Compliance for Nursing Homes, Assisted Living Facilities

Posted on: October 26, 2016 by Chris Murray

The American with Disability Act (ADA), signed into law in 1990, mandates that individuals with disabilities shall have access to jobs, public accommodations, government services, public transportation, and telecommunications – essentially, participation in, and full access to, all aspects of society. The law is compromised of five titles, with Titles II and III of particular […] Read More

Posted in: Assisted Living Facility Insurance Nursing Home

Risk Management: Fire Safety at Long-Term Care Settings

Posted on: January 15, 2013 by Caitlin Morgan

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 poor impulse control. A fire can happen when clothing catches fire as a result of: […] Read More

Posted in: Assisted Living Facility Insurance Long-term care facility Nursing Home Risk Management