MDROs setting up residence: The role of the contaminated environment in long-term care
Debra A. Hagberg
Aug 18, 2022
America’s age 65 and older population is expected to nearly double in size in the coming decades, from 49 million in 2016 to 95 million in 2060. With this aging of the population comes the reality of...
What matters most to your residents
Katherine Abbott, Ph.D., MGS, FGSA
Charles de Vilmorin
Aug 15, 2022
Does it feel like in the era of COVID and constant staffing issues, you can’t possibly individualize care for your residents/clients? Does it feel like if you asked about resident/client preferences,...
Why LTC facilities should prioritize more rigorous facility access protocols
Aug 05, 2022
Long-term care facilities are expected not only to deliver outstanding care to their residents but to ensure the safety and security of everyone in their buildings. One aspect of successfully achieving...
Has your emotional intelligence dropped? It can!
Aug 02, 2022
DISC and other behavioral style assessments have results that typically remain unchanged over time because they gauge how a person is hard-wired. Emotional Intelligence (EQ), on the other hand, increases...
Resident well-being – Is the prescription pad enough?
Arif Nazir, M.D., CMD
Charles de Vilmorin
Jul 26, 2022
We are just as likely to be impacted by our social surroundings as we are by our body’s health. These social determinants of health can determine how healthy we are today and what our future health might...
To address the staffing crisis in LTC, start with scheduling
Jul 18, 2022
The long-term care industry faces a talent crisis. As McKnight’s recently reported, new surveys from the National Center for Assisted Living (NCAL) and American Health Care Association (AHCA) paint a...
Practical steps to prepare our ‘careforce’ for the now normal
Jul 12, 2022
Services and support for our frailest, oldest adults need to evolve and improve. We need your leadership – now and into the future – to anticipate and embrace change, to help with the continued healing...
Leave the culture better than you found it
Jul 05, 2022
If you were ever in a scouting troop when you were younger, you probably learned the phrase, “Leave the campsite better than you found it.” That meant if you saw a piece of trash in the woods, you...
Nurses’ vital role in the work of therapists
Jun 17, 2022
I have always had an appreciation for nurses and nursing staff — not only because my sister is a nurse but because of the vast amount of work they do so well, each and every day. With National Nurse’s...
How to keep LTC facilities financially healthy
Jun 15, 2022
Long-term care facilities have always operated on razor-thin margins — then came the pandemic. The virus ripped through nursing and assisted living facilities. Families tragically lost loved ones and...