Nursing home administrators’ commitment pushed them through fears of the sector’s collapse during...
Dec 14, 2022
Nursing home administrators stressed about their industry’s sustainability due to the costs of responding to COVID-19, lost revenue, and the negative portrayal of nursing homes by the media, found a...
Online tool helps take guesswork out of COVID-19 testing in long-term care facilities
Jul 23, 2021
The LTCF Simulation dashboard uses facility and community data — such as proposed test schedules, number of shift workers, vaccination rates and community case prevalence — to help LTC administrators...
Key Senate Republican holds up CMS administrator nominee over Medicaid waiver
Apr 22, 2021
The confirmation of President Joe Biden’s nomination to lead the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services is being delayed by a top Senate Republican over a recent Medicaid waiver decision.
Why I stay in the game: A determined nursing home administrator
Michael Hotz, LNHA, CNHA, FACHCA
Apr 13, 2018
There has been a lot of buzz generated by Julie Boggess’ piece on leaving the profession from at least a bit of burnout. I am choosing something different. I am choosing to make a difference in the...
Why I chose to leave the nursing home profession: A fed-up executive’s story
Julie Boggess, MPA, LNHA
Apr 06, 2018
At one time, I was a nursing home administrator who was “on fire” about the topic of culture change in long-term care. I believed that working to de-institutionalize the institution was the...
Profile: Sharon McDermond
Feb 08, 2018
Sharon McDermond had just started a new job as director of continuing care at Ann’s Choice, an Erickson Living community, when she received devastating news.
One administrator’s road to recovery
Dec 15, 2014
Sometimes, all it takes to transform the way we think is a simple change in perspective. For one man, that change came when he was forced to trade his position behind the administrator’s desk for...
Long-term care nurses often ‘scramble’ to get family members’ blessing for palliative...
Apr 24, 2014
Nursing home residents might not transition to full palliative care until they are very near death, at which point nurses and family members act in a state of crisis, suggests recently published research...
Admin earn $95K, while DONs top $82K
Oct 01, 2013
SNF administrators are seeing the biggest hike, although all nursing home staff saw increases in their paychecks this year. Yet economists warn the trend might not stick around.
Nursing home admins, DONs see salary bump in latest report
Aug 08, 2013
Nursing home administrators’ salaries increased by slightly more than 3% between 2012 and 2013, according to a recent report. Administrators now receive an average salary of $96,625, as compared...