August 05, 2015 - McKnight's Long Term Care News

Print Issue: August 05, 2015

Music to their ears

Music to their ears

The renovation and expansion of a cramped facility brings residents more privacy and service options, and the operator a healthy cash flow

The pressure is on long-term care to help patients navigate their care stages.

Damaging hand-offs

With the stakes raised for more and more admissions — and departures — communication is critical for long-term care providers looking to partner with hospitals

Taking a load off

Taking a load off

More facilities are pulling the plug on resource-robbing laundry practices — as they seek to lessen environmental burden and improve the bottom line

How to do it … Resident safety

Technological innovation is allowing needy seniors to be monitored while allowing greater mobility than ever before. Experts here make recommendations that can help providers strike a careful balance between freedom, privacy, safety and security.

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