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Clinical Briefs for Thursday, June 4

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Steven Wolley

How to embrace national partnerships

As national director of property management for Emeritus Senior Living, I am responsible for overseeing more than 505 locations throughout the U.S. While it is a daunting task, I have found ways to streamline some of the activities that are common to all locations that make it easier to support our business.

Sorting and delivering laundered clothing is only part of a staff's obligations.

Guardians of safety

Laundry and housekeeping personnel are on the front lines when it comes to safeguarding long-term care residents’ health, cleanliness and quality of life.

New chef wins 'top' honors

New chef wins ‘top’ honors

Bernie Karlov has been chef at Life Care Center of The Willows less than a year, but he’s already made the 100-bed nursing home proud. His slow-cooked spare ribs and chuck wagon slow-simmered baked beans wowed at the third annual Taste of Care in June, where The Willows took the competition’s highest prize: Top Chef.

Gender-bending thief targets Atlanta assisted living facilities

It’s unclear from the surveillance video if the thief, donned in nursing scrubs, an identification badge and what appears to be a large black curly wig, is a man or a woman. But one thing is certain: three assisted living centers in the Atlanta area have reported cases of theft or attempted theft, including stolen credit cards.

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