Skilled nursing facility operators should pay close attention to anti-kickback statutes trends because enforcement is evolving and the issues can affect providers greatly.
As a not-for-profit organization, social accountability is a core value of Lifespace Communities and part of who we are as a senior living provider.
Post acute care providers need to be at the table as bundles are designed, so that all parties in the continuum understand each others' worlds, incentives, limitations.
Effective community outreach to older adults can be done on a much smaller scale, with minimal investment and resources.
A coordinated approach can mean that your programs will get noticed in various media sources which will accentuate your marketing efforts.
Each nursing facility must create a homegrown culture regardless of its corporate affiliation.
Knowing you're doing the right thing is one thing, but having others tell you that you are doing the right thing can be very affirming.
Residents and associates alike enjoy working together and interacting with the Watermark Kids who visit to share their experience or perform for the community.
In 2015, our union surveyed nursing home workers and found that nearly 40% did not receive health insurance through their employer and the biggest reason was the cost of insurance, followed by the inadequacy of benefits.
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