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By Peggy Morrison, Kristy Dickens, 09/16/2019
The aging process may slow us down a bit, but it doesn’t stop our desire or our need to remain a part of our communities and the world around us. Aging adults still enjoy shopping, need to attend appointments, and travel to various attractions and activities away from their senior living or skilled nursing...
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By Peggy Morrison, Kristy Dickens, 08/21/2019
As America continues to age, the number of people residing in nursing homes and assisted living communities is expected to increase. Abuse and neglect continues to be an issue for our frail and vulnerable elderly population in senior living communities. According to the National Ombudsman Reporting System (NORS)...
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By Peggy Morrison, 12/18/2018
Private duty personnel provide personal care or companionship to residents in senior living communities. They are paid for by the resident but because they are working in the senior living community, they create a unique risk exposure. Senior living providers must decide if they will allow private duty aids in...
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By Peggy Morrison, 10/24/2018
Resident falls remain one of the most frequent challenges confronting the senior living industry. The Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) has stated that three of every four nursing center residents fall each year, and the average resident has two to three falls per year. Most nursing centers have...
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By Peggy Morrison, 06/22/2018
With the implementation of the Phase II “Mega Rule” that went in to effect on November 28, 2017, nursing homes are now required to focus on healthcare-associated infections (HAIs) in an effort to reduce the number of resident infections. The cost of HAIs on the long-term care industry is estimated to...
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