March 01, 2018 - McKnight's Long Term Care News

Print Issue: March 01, 2018

SNF sued after firing worker with anxiety

The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission has sued a Nashville-based skilled nursing and rehabilitation company for refusing to provide a reasonable accommodation to an employee who suffers from an anxiety disorder, and then ring the employee because of her disability.

How to do it… A less painful tech transition

Mobile technology, coupled with a plethora of “apps,” is creating amazing opportunities for long-term care residents to connect with the outside world. Getting residents to embrace newer technology, however, can be a challenge. Experts advise how to acquire the right tech that’s safe, useful and welcoming.

Recipe contest provides flavor

Recipe contest provides flavor

The dietary team at Riverdale’s Hebrew Home sure knows how to stir the pot. Wanting to give residents a better sense of how the industrial kitchen runs — and a little more say over its menu —James Iatrou, director of food services, invited them to submit their own recipes this winter. What followed was a…

Good Samaritan Society

Where are they now: Good Samaritan Society

After winning a Bronze quality award in 2012 from the McKnight’s Technology Awards, the Evangelical Lutheran Good Samaritan Society in South Dakota has designed a new technology platform and found a green way to boost quality.

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