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Staff empowerment is the cornerstone of person-centered care

In senior living communities across the country, COVID-19 restrictions are being lifted as vaccination rates among residents, family members and staff continue to increase. It isn’t surprising that many of us are feeling tremendous relief and excitement for a brighter future as we emerge from the pandemic. As we begin this period of reopening, though,…

Refocus on capturing PDPM drivers to improve care, quality and reimbursement

With the prioritization of COVID-19 vaccinations in nursing facilities since late December, facilities nationwide have seen  a significant decline in both new cases and deaths among resident populations. Though the decline of COVID-19 cases is very encouraging, many skilled nursing facilities are now facing widespread  systemic issues that the pandemic exposed. Ongoing and dynamic infection…

Unconventional ways to assess risk in nursing homes

The purpose of a qualified risk management department in healthcare is to assess, monitor, and implement plans and policies in order to decrease their exposure. There are many areas that need to be addressed with patient care and safety taking priority.  Additional areas of risk include financial, staff, regulatory compliance, medical errors and legislation that…

The overdue digital revolution in post-acute workforce management

Workforce shortages are well understood challenges of the healthcare industry. However, the skilled nursing industry has always been hit the hardest. This market is characterized by tight margins and facilities facing the challenges of limited workforce availability with limited resources, inefficient processes and very basic technology — often little better than pencil and paper. Many…

Reflecting on the Shine Your Light celebration

Throughout the pandemic, senior living leaders have been focused on health and safety as they grapple with the deadly rate of virus infections and its impact on the lives of millions of older adults, staff and their families. As our industry rebuilds quality of life for the  elders we serve, TimeSlips partnered with the #ActivitiesStrong…

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