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

Print Issue: September 01, 2017

Celebrating car culture

Design Decisions: Celebrating car culture

A few years ago, the United Auto Workers eyed the Packard Proving Grounds in Shelby Township, MI, north of Detroit, as the potential site for a community center. Given the property’s history and the rich car culture of the region, it seemed like a place to park it.

Gary Tetz

Insta-gratification next?

Here’s a hypothetical for you. Let’s say you’re a busy nurse in a long-term care setting, and your supervisor wanders up and says, “Mrs. Jacobs in Room 203 really wants a cup of coffee. Could you take one to her?”

ManorCare receivership

Quality Care Properties kept the heat on HCR ManorCare top managers, announcing in mid-August that it had begun the process of appointing an independent receiver to oversee the provider’s skilled nursing and assisted living facilities.

Colonial Park Care Center

Where Are They Now: Colonial Park Care Center

Since scooping up a Transitions Gold Award in McKnight’s 2015 technology awards, officials at Colonial Park Care Center say their use of the InTouch Telehealth Network has continued to boost residents’ clinical outcomes and reduce readmissions.

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