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By Kim Robson, 06/10/2019
Reliable transportation is an essential aspect of providing quality senior living services. It can be a challenge to find accommodable, conservative and timely transport methods. In some states, Medicaid is considering ridesharing services, such as Uber and Lyft, to provide easier and more flexible, efficient...
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By Kim Robson, 04/19/2019
The annual Ohio Health Care Association convention will be held April 29 – May 2 at the Columbus Convention Center in Columbus, Ohio. AssuredPartners and Risk Management Solutions will each have a booth on the expo floor and present a session on the clinical and legal aspects of responding to a...
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By Kim Robson, 02/21/2019
Senior living communities are a popular option in the 21st century, as they deliver a level of care that few families can provide on their own as well as an option for residents that do not want to burden their loved ones with care needs. Choosing the right community is an important decision and one that...
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By Kim Robson, 02/13/2019
As experts in the senior living industry, we have many conversations about OSHA. Compliance is a key point of those conversations but preparation for a visit is even more important. An OSHA compliance officer can show up at a senior living community, unannounced, at any time during normal business hours. A single...
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By Kim Robson, 01/29/2019
Several states will soon be experiencing extreme wind chills and in some instances potential historic record setting low temperatures. In order to best protect your residents, staff, and visitors consider implementing the following best practices: Review cold weather policies with staff Test emergency...
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By Kim Robson, 11/14/2018
A recent report released forecasts the loss rate for long-term care facilities will continue to increase by 6% with claim frequency driving the increase at an expected 3% growth rate. This will be the sixth year in a row that the annual cost to defend, settle or litigate claims will rise – projected 2019...
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By Kim Robson, 10/16/2018
The National Center for Assisted Living (NCAL) completed an analysis of assisted living licensure or certification changes for each state along with the District of Columbia. Twenty-nine states made changes to their requirements in the past year. While there was a wide range of changes from state to state, the...
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By Kim Robson, 08/15/2018
Utilization of motorized wheelchairs or scooters is becoming increasingly prevalent in many senior health care facilities. These devices dramatically improve the quality of life for people who might otherwise be dependent on others for mobility; however, with benefits come risk. Such risks include potential...
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By Kim Robson, 04/18/2018
The annual Ohio Health Care Association convention will be held May 1 – 3 at the Columbus Convention Center in Columbus, Ohio. AssuredPartners and Risk Management Solutions will each have a booth on the expo floor and present a session at the conference. AssuredPartners will present a session on cyber...
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By Kim Robson, 02/23/2018
A Government Accountability Office (GAO) Report released in January found that a review of half of the 48 states providing Medicaid assisted living services were unable to provide information related to critical resident incidents. This has resulted in a recommendation that Centers for Medicare & Medicaid...
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