What do post-acute care centers look like in a post-pandemic world? I have been in post-acute healthcare since 1995, when I first operated a traditional “nursing home.” Back then, they were typically...
How COVID-19 is shaping the future of skilled nursing facility design
May 10, 2021
Most skilled nursing facilities were not designed to deal with crises like the coronavirus, though changes were made on the fly as the outbreak unfolded. More will follow in the years to come.
Providers applaud proposal that would direct federal agencies to study how facility design can reduce...
Nov 06, 2020
Proposed legislation that would require multiple federal agencies to develop best practices for designing senior housing facilities to reduce the spread of contagious diseases received high praise from...
Nursing home operators would improve quality of life, infection control by reexamining architectural...
Nov 05, 2020
Nursing home operators have an urgent need to reexamine their facility design models to better protect residents after the COVID-19 pandemic exposed flaws in current models, researchers argued in a new...
Upping the ante
Jun 08, 2018
Harbour’s Edge reinvests in property built in the 1980s to upgrade skilled nursing and rehabilitation segments.
A moving experience: Operators are reimagining spaces and designs to maximize possibilities for new therapy...
May 08, 2018
Doing more with less is a near constant refrain that long-term and post-acute care providers hear with regard to business operations, reimbursement and even clinical care. It takes on a new, ahem, dimension...
Bewitching buildout at Salemtowne
May 08, 2018
Salemtowne’s major expansion is designed to provide nursing and a home. But it’s not a ‘nursing home,’ officials are quick to emphasize
Being mindful of light bulbs in your community can produce noticeable savings
Mar 12, 2018
There are several ways that operators are driving down costs, but one avenue they’re taking is to replace aging components with new technologies. And one simple and effective change is swapping out...
Enhancing quality of care through design
Eleanor Feldman Barbera, Ph.D.
Feb 13, 2018
Incorporating the principles of accessible design into long-term care creates communities where inclusion and independence are emphasized. Good for those who do it.
A ’boutique experience’
Jan 08, 2018
Stratford Commons believes SNF residents deserve the same stylish
décor and ambient atmosphere that senior living residents get