The next time you feel like pulling out your hair if "just one more person puts on that call light," remember that, as nurses, we're No. 1 in the hearts and minds of the public out there.
As we prepare to say goodbye to 2014 and hello to 2015, now is the time to make a New Year's resolution of innovation. While each long-term care facility will chart its own course, the Hebrew Home at Riverdale has found three core avenues of innovation: short-term rehabilitation, an outsourced pharmacy offering, and an increased emphasis placed on customer service and quality.
Sometimes in business — and particularly in the long-term care business — it can be useful to see things from a fresh, unexpected perspective.