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Ensuring competitive advantage through leadership assessment

Ensuring competitive advantage through leadership assessment

The most critical competitive advantage of any long-term care organization is its leadership. Hiring, promoting and developing the right senior executive team have never been more important. But too often, companies make these tough decisions – and costly hiring mistakes — based on inadequate, incomplete and undependable information.

Traci Hawkins, JD

Benefits of an automated human resources tool the focus of McKnight’s free webcast

Human resources functions can be some of the most challenging areas to administer in a long-term care facility, but some operators have found a high-quality solution. An automated HRMS solution is their mantra — one they learned from real-life experience. A special, free McKnight’s webinar will discuss human resources challenges in long-term care at 1 p.m. Eastern on May 25.

Robot nurses to care for aging Japanese

Japan, like many countries around the world, is facing a serious shortage of caregivers to look after its rapidly growing elderly population. Unlike others, however, it is about to create an army of robot nurses.

Many residents require eating assistance.

Regulators see need to issue new guide for dining assistants in nursing homes

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services has completed a guide for providers who want to employ dining assistants in their facilities. After a drawn out battle, CMS agreed five years ago to allow the use of paid feeding assistants–provided they achieve a certain level of training and have the approval of the state.

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