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Gratitude and good cheer, Part 2

Gratitude and good cheer, Part 2

If you can create an atmosphere of gratitude in your setting, you will have created a place where people want to be.

Showing residents how you care

Showing residents how you care

Rising expectations among family members of seniors are inspiring many extended care providers to offer more comforts and amenities to their residents.

Skintegrity is all about putting it into action

Skintegrity is all about putting it into action

When I reflect back on my practice, skin health was not my highest priority. I focused on heart, lungs, kidneys and the vital organs. I missed asking different types of questions. I allowed myself to have conventional thinking. What I have discovered is that it is time for the unconventional thinking and action.

Avoiding fraud claims

Avoiding fraud claims

With Medicare and Medicaid costs soaring, federal and state agencies are looking at various avenues to rein in costs. Fraudulent billings from healthcare providers costs taxpayers millions of dollars each year and is an area of focus for government agencies.

Designing functional outdoor living spaces

Designing functional outdoor living spaces

Professionals who plan and manage senior housing and care facilities know that stimulating, comfortable and safe outdoor living spaces are an important component of design that fosters a higher quality of life for residents.

User adoption: 4 steps to CRM success

User adoption: 4 steps to CRM success

Let's face the reality head-on: a key element to the successful implementation of a CRM is getting your sales team to embrace it.

Measuring pain and relief

Measuring pain and relief

Medicine has categorized, labeled and measured the pathways and physiology of pain including the molecular receptors for pain relieving drugs. We can perform sophisticated surgeries to address sources of pain with the hope that recovery has removed or diminished the source of the pain.

Five ways LTC can reduce medications

Five ways LTC can reduce medications

It's no secret that our best answer for health issues is often medication. But with multiple health issues being treated with multiple medications, seniors can be experiencing adverse effects or taking medications that are rendered unnecessary.

Carpet cleaning: When less is better

Carpet cleaning: When less is better

There are three key reasons why administrators of long-term care facilities should consider installing carpeting in their locations. All are related to the health and safety of their staff and the people using the facility.

Three fundamental shifts to help LTC providers pave the way for value-based care

Three fundamental shifts to help LTC providers pave the way for value-based care

Healthcare organizations of all shapes and sizes are trying to figure out how to make the transition to a value-based world in a cost-efficient and timely manner. In fact, a recent McKnight's article by John O'Connor raises this very issue.

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