Risk Management

Curbing Opioid Abuse and Diversion in Long-Term Care Facilities

Senior care facilities are not immune to complications related to the opioid crisis. What can you do to prevent diversion and keep all medications in your facility safer? Read More »

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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