October 2007 Issue of McKnight's Long Term Care News

October 2007 Issue of McKnight's Long Term Care News


Group outlines roles of long-term care leaders

Most long-term care professionals are generally aware of the role of medical director. Still, it is common to confuse the duties of the medical director ...

Nursing home owners Sal and Mabel Mangano: Not guilty!

For three weeks, spanning August and September, much of the national nursing home community was glued to goings-on in a place they had never heard ...


Transportation options for long-term care residents are plentiful

When it comes to getting around, the choices for long-term care residents and caregivers have never been better.

Housing market fear doesn't affect long-term care confidence

While the rest of the housing market is gripped by credit fears, those in long-term care are staying confident.

Nursing home operators rethink laundry practices

Laundry services present an opportunity to increase resident satisfaction. For that reason alone, they're worth re-evaluating

60 Seconds with...

60 Seconds with...

Beth Baker, Author, Old Age in a New Age, about new nursing home models

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Ask the care expert

Sherrie Dornberger, RNC, CDONA, FACDONA, President, NADONA

Ask the treatment expert

Ask the treatment expert

Donna Sardina, RN, MHA, WCC, President, Wound Care Education Institute

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Ask the nursing expert

Anne Marie Barnett, RN, Former President, Maryland NADONA/LTC

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Ask the payment expert

Patricia Boyer, MSM, NHA, RN, President, Boyer & Associates, LLC

The big picture

Our simple goal: To be useful

If you are like most long-term care professionals, the workday sometimes grabs onto nights, weekends and holidays. That means that we at McKnight's need to ...

Editor’s desk

Manganos' verdict hardly a bright shining moment

Exactly six months ago in this space I wrote that the trial of Sal and Mabel Mangano could turn out to be an excellent opportunity ...


Thomas Slemmer, AAHSA Board Chairman: Modesty's his policy

Don't expect much fanfare when Thomas Slemmer ascends to the chairman's post for the American Association of Homes and Services for the Aging. He is ...

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