Staff and residents differ in willingness to be vaccinated
Jan 04, 2021
There is a distinct contrast between the numbers of long-term care staff members and residents willing to receive the first round of COVID-19 vaccines, industry observers report. Education is key to supporting...
Failing to manage harassment of workers can lead to litigation
Lisa M. Kathumbi
May 04, 2015
State and federal lawmakers have recognized a patient’s “right to choose.” However, state and federal law also prohibits discrimination and harassment based upon race, sex, age, disability,...
Take a look in the mirror
Karen Craig, RN-C
Dec 10, 2014
I have worked in the aging profession for more than 21 years, have been a registered nurse for more than 40 years and will soon begin my (semi-) retirement. This has led me to do a lot of reflecting on...
Ask the payment expert … about regs vs. resident choice
Nov 01, 2014
We are going through culture change and wonder if surveyors will be more lenient with regulations if we do something that is resident choice?
Would you want to live in the LTC home where you work?
Eleanor Feldman Barbera, Ph.D.
Oct 17, 2013
I used to live in a fabulous old fourth-floor walk-up apartment in Manhattan. When I moved out of Manhattan to a borough of New York City for an elevator building with a laundry room in the basement, I...