Risk Management

New Safe Medication Disposal Rules

Is your facility in compliance with new EPA rules regarding disposal of pharmaceuticals?

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5 Steps to Preventing Cyberattacks

Cyberattacks can cause big consequences for senior care facilities. So how can you help prevent cyberattacks? Follow these five steps. Read More >>

Cyber Crime: Is Your Senior Care Facility at Risk?

The rise of internet connectivity in all areas of life means your senior living facility could come under attack. Read More >>

Use Training, Technology to Reduce Lifting Injuries among Clinical Staff

Robotics is helping make nursing a safer practice

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7 Steps to Better Disaster Preparedness in Your Long-Term Care Facility

A little planning can go a long way when you’re faced with an emergency. Read More >>

Clean air helps Brookdale residents shelter in place during wildfires

Proactive attention to air purification helped 22 facilities harbor safely during the emergency.

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End-of-life wishes by video

More physicians are warming to the idea of video-recorded advance care wishes. Does your facility offer this ability to residents?

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CMS puts 18-mo. hold on certain enforcements, 5-star ratings

The agency has issued a temporary moratorium on the enforcement of eight specific Phase 2 F-Tags, although the new survey process begins this week as scheduled.

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Fire safety for the holidays

Deck the halls, but be safe about it. National fire and life safety expert Stan Szpytek shares tips on reducing fire risk during the holidays.

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AARP Foundation sues to stop nursing home evictions

The organization is taking up its first court case on behalf of a woman with Alzheimer’s who was discharged from her nursing home without warning.

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