November 01, 2017 - McKnight's Long Term Care News

Print Issue: November 01, 2017

Jim Rowe

Training clears facility, not aides, in heat-related death

Two former caretakers at an Illinois long-term care facility have been charged with Class 3 felony counts of criminal neglect in the death of a 69-year-old resident with developmental disabilities, who was left in a van for several hours with outside temperatures above 90 degrees.

Katie Smith Sloan

AHCA, LeadingAge push for lawmakers to delay Phase 2

The American Health Care Association and LeadingAge both urged the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services this fall to push back the next phase of upcoming requirements of participation for long-term care providers. At production deadline it was unclear if they will have succeeded.

How to do it … Upward mobility plans

Upward mobility is a common interest among professionals, particularly in long-term care. How to achieve it, and market oneself properly for it, are important considerations that need a deft touch. Experts here offer advice on how long-term care pros can polish their resume and present themselves in the best light.

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