November 2007 28 11 Issue of McKnight's Long Term Care News

November 2007 28 11 Issue of McKnight's Long Term Care News

News

Report blasts private equity for cutbacks

Private equity investors who have been hailed in long-term care circles for scooping up hundreds of facilities at high prices were ripped in a New ...

AHCA in 'pretty good' shape despite challenges: Yarwood

The long-term care industry has some obstacles to overcome, but the American Health Care Association is the strongest it's ever been, said Bruce Yarwood, president ...

Features

Healing power

Product innovations, combined with tried-and-true methods, are a winning formula for skin and pressure ulcer care.

Border Patrol

New technology allows residents to roam freely but also helps to keep them safe and within proper boundaries

60 Seconds with...

60 Seconds with...

Joe Lubarsky, President Eljay LLC, Study Author

Ask the care expert

Ask the care expert

I am a charge nurse at a skilled care facility and assist with the MDS. I overheard our DON talking about a "CARE tool." Can ...

Ask the treatment expert

Ask the treatment expert

What are some guidelines we can follow for documenting incision-site care in fresh post-op residents?

Ask the nursing expert

Ask the nursing expert

What do you see as unexpected "obstacles" that I might encounter as a new director of nursing?

Ask the payment expert

Ask the payment expert

What is the value of having a daily "stand-up" meeting in our facility?

Ask the legal expert

Ask the legal expert

What are the most important lessons from the trial of the Manganos, the New Orleans facility owners who didn't evacuate for Hurricane Katrina and were ...

The big picture

No Way To Sugarcoat This

As bombshells go, this one is pretty bad. The New York Times recently ran a front-page story detailing the unseemly ways many private equity firms ...

Editor’s desk

Finding a sense of home in a most unlikely setting

I recently got more acquainted with the work you do each day. And I now have a better sense of why you can't seem to ...

Profile

Model of Motivation

Clari Gilbert, Senior VP of Operations, Beth Abraham Family of Health Services

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