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Alarming trend in LTC: Overtime up 60% in 3 Years

Alarming trend in LTC: Overtime up 60% in 3 Years

A study of 2017 activity indicates that overtime in New England long-term care facilities has increased 60% in the last three years.

Hospital discharge decisions: Why choose your facility?

Hospital discharge decisions: Why choose your facility?

Public data brings transparency like a window does, but both often need help to make sense of what they make merely visible.

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Reducing variability in post-acute care

Reducing variability in post-acute care

It's surprising that the type and amount of post-acute care patients receive after discharge partly depends on which hospital provided their acute care.

Managing volunteers' liability and risk

Managing volunteers' liability and risk

Although volunteers are an incredible asset to senior care organizations, there are risks associated with having them onsite.

Caring for the bariatric resident

Navigating the tumultuous road of caring for bariatric residents is a challenge faced by many long-term care facilities today. Using the right equipment or technology on the right type of patient will help both the resident and the caregiver and affect the right clinical outcome.

How skilled nursing facilities are using virtual reality to enhance resident stays

How skilled nursing facilities are using virtual reality to enhance resident stays

The use of virtual reality can help improve the lives of seniors with mobility problems who require physical rehabilitation and for those residents who are unable to leave the facility.

Why technology — not medication — is the future of treating older adults with depression

Why technology — not medication — is the future of treating older adults with depression

With engagement technology and compassionate caregivers, older adults have an opportunity to improve their quality of care, socialize with friends and family members and mitigate the risks of depression without the use of medication.

Rethinking financing: better approaches for senior living access to capital

Rethinking financing: better approaches for senior living access to capital

The senior living and care industry is experiencing a renaissance. As baby boomers begin to retire, they are redefining the expectations of aging in America.

Decrease infection transmission risk to increase engagement

Decrease infection transmission risk to increase engagement

Long-term care facility employees have a responsibility to ensure an optimal healthcare environment to enable resident recovery, respite or relief, and environmental cleanliness is crucial to confer a sense of safety and comfort for the residents. Environmental cleanliness is also crucial to long-term care worker retention.

Truly understanding the differences between palliative care and hospice

Truly understanding the differences between palliative care and hospice

Not all long-term care professionals carry the same understanding of the issues.

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