Q: You've been using technology in novel ways at Jewish Home Lifecare. What's the key to getting seniors to use technology to help improve their care? A: If the technology is too overwhelming, the elder's not going to use it. We've got a 70% compliance rating in terms of people who say they're going to use it every day or every other day and actually do. The reason is, it's simple.
McKnight's Long-Term Care News will observe Presidents' Day on Monday, Feb. 18. There will not be a Daily Update on Monday and the office will be closed. The Daily Update will resume on Tuesday, Feb. 19.
What does a not-for-profit council do for a mostly for-profit association like AHCA?
How many times have we heard the expression "Please don't put me in that God-forsaken place to die" and then discount the reality of its meaning as something from our industry's past?
The nation's largest nursing home association and its sister assisted living group will be putting quality practices for long-term care operators under the microscope next Thursday and Friday in Houston. The 4th Annual AHCA/NCAL Quality Symposium features a premium first-day session with university researchers Joseph G. Ouslander, M.D., and Jo A. Taylor, B.S.N., M.P.H. Keynote speakers at the closing general session will be former AHCA Board Chair Mary Ousley, RN, and one-time forklift operator Bob Murphy, Esq., RN, FACHE, a well-known operations expert. AHCA also will hold a Board of Governors meeting on Wednesday, preceding the symposium.