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The Many Benefits of Strategic Rounds

May 11, 2018  |  Amy Stewart, RN, DNS-MT, QCP-MT, RAC-MT

By following the practical approaches to rounding described in this article, you can maximize what you learn about care delivery and achieve the greatest results. 

Adding the Personal Touch to Memory Care: A Conversation with PointClickCare’s Travis Palmquist and Murry Mercier

October 30, 2017  | 

The majority of long term care communities highlight the importance of personalization to providing the best quality care to residents. And no wonder—research shows that knowing the needs of residents can better help to develop and implement successful care...

Skilled nursing facility industry's future lies in local growth, expert says

August 16, 2018  |  I Advance Senior Care

If there’s been one recurring theme in the skilled nursing industry over the last few years, it’s distress, with dropping national occupancy stats and new payment models changing the way providers deliver post-acute care.

Welltower promotes, Brookdale appoints, and Charter Senior living staffs in rundown of latest news

August 9, 2018  |  I Advance Senior Care

Movers & Shakers is brought to you by the Senior Housing News Job Board.

Four Connecticut nursing homes fined

August 8, 2018  |  I Advance Senior Care

The state Department of Public Health has fined four nursing homes following staff errors and lapses in care earlier this year.

Some hospice providers neglecting patients, abusing Medicare, according to HHS report

August 2, 2018  |  I Advance Senior Care

The report calls for the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, which is a key player in the funding of hospice services, to increase its level of scrutiny to improve the detection of these problems.

CMS gives one-star ratings to nearly 1400 nursing homes

August 1, 2018  |  I Advance Senior Care

Less than a month after a New York Times story revealed concerns about insufficient nursing home staffing levels, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) handed out nearly 1,400 one-star reviews.

Blue Ridge CEO falls on sword, fires self to cut assisted living facility's costs

July 20, 2018  |  I Advance Senior Care

The top executive of an assisted living community and rehab facility in Martinsville, Virginia, is soon to be out of a job, and it’s by his own design.

Independent housing, home-based services push SNF to full occupancy

July 18, 2018  |  I Advance Senior Care

Fort Hudson, which is based in Fort Edward, N.Y., in upstate Washington County,  was originally incorporated as an 80-bed nursing home in 1969, and it didn’t end up expanding into independent housing until the year 2000. 

Wisconsin faces growing long-term care demands versus dwindling work force

July 16, 2018  |  I Advance Senior Care

Seven nursing homes in Wisconsin have closed this year, according to the Department of Health Services. In the last five years, 27 have closed.

Reports, reality disagree in latest government data

July 11, 2018  |  I Advance Senior Care

Most nursing homes had fewer nurses and caretaking staff than they had reported to the government for years, according to new federal data, bolstering the long-held suspicions of many families that staffing levels were often inadequate.

Undercover operation discovers discrimination at nursing facilities

July 6, 2018  |  I Advance Senior Care

The suit follows nearly two years of undercover inquiries.


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