Training

It’s Time for Staffing Agencies to Start Taking Quality Seriously

Quality Assurance (QA) refers to the identification, assessment, correction, and monitoring of all aspects of patient care. It is designe... Read More »

Strategies to Provide Long-Term Care Staff with Upward Mobility Opportunities

The pandemic and the nursing shortage have highlighted the changing priorities and desires of health care staff. To attract and retain st... Read More »

Strategies to Boost Staff and Resident Morale in Senior Care Settings

Staff morale can impact staff performance, retention, and the quality of care that a senior care organization can deliver to residents. B... Read More »

Best Practices for Supporting Resident Emotional Wellness

The past few years have been especially trying for senior care residents, but even pre-pandemic, resident emotional wellness was a signif... Read More »

Overcoming Employee Communication Challenges in Senior Care and Senior Living

The ability to provide residents with quality care hinges on effective employee communication. But communication challenges are common in... Read More »

How Creating a Positive Workplace Culture Can Help Your Senior Care Facility Thrive

A workplace culture can affect everything from employee satisfaction to performance. A positive workplace culture can attract the types o... Read More »

Best Practices to Improve the Hiring Process and Attract the Best Candidates

In July, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) released guidance about the nursing home five-star rating system. That gu... Read More »

Best Practices When Implementing a Senior Care COVID-19 Testing Program

Proper diagnosis allows organizations to respond quickly to COVID-19 outbreaks. Read More »

Strategies to Combat Ageism in Senior Care Settings

Ageism encompasses stereotypes, prejudices, and discrimination toward others and ourselves that is based on age. Read More »

How to Prevent Wheelchair Falls

More than 80% of nursing home residents spend time in a wheelchair daily, so wheelchair falls are a major concern. Read More »

How Senior Care Communities Are Increasing Employee Flexibility

With more and more employees seeking flexibility in their work arrangements, many senior living communities have sought ways to provide that flexibility. Read More »

Top Strategies to Support Senior Care Staff Wellness

Given the physical nature of many senior care roles, staff health is particularly important within this industry. Read More »

Improving Your Staff Onboarding Process

Learn why it’s well worth investing time in improving your staff onboarding. Read More »

How to Support Social Connections in Senior Care Settings

Social connections are important for people of any age, but in senior care settings, they become even more essential. Read More »

Helping Staff Gain U.S. Citizenship

Learn how one facility is helping staff with grants, and tutoring for citizenship exams. Read More »

Strategies to Help Prevent Back Injuries in Staff

Given the nature of the work that caregivers perform in senior care communities, the risk of back injuries is always a concern. Read More »

Is it Time to Revisit Your Facility’s Natural Disaster Plan?

Three experts share best practices to help ensure your facility’s natural disaster plan is strong. Read More »

Technology Trends in Senior Care Communities

Three senior care industry experts share their thoughts on where technology will be in a year. Read More »

Support Your Staff’s Mental Health Amidst Pandemic Fatigue

As the pandemic passes the two-year mark, it remains crucial to support the mental well-being of your staff. Read More »

CMS Targets Vaccines and Work Restrictions as Staff COVID-19 Infections Skyrocket

In conjunction with community spread over the past few weeks, the number of nursing homes with new COVID-19 infections has increased. Read More »

Strategies for Working with Combative Residents

There are many ways that senior care facilities can support their staff and residents when tensions rise. Read More »

Challenges Facing Senior Care in 2022

We reached out to experts in the senior care field to learn their predictions about the coming year. Read More »

Team-Building Strategies to Improve Employee Performance

Strong teams are instrumental to the success of senior care facilities. Read More »

Strategies to Fight the Silo Effect in Senior Care

The silo mentality can easily take effect in senior care settings, so active efforts to combat it are important. Read More »

Special Report: Rebuilding with a Fresh Perspective

The pandemic affected every industry, but its impact on the senior care industry was particularly devastating. The COVID-19 cases that swept through senior care facilities were highly publicized, eroding public trust in facilities and leading to a decline in census. Read More »

Early Illness Detection in Residents Saves Missouri Nursing Homes and Payers $32 Million

Early illness detection has long been recognized for its importance in improving nursing home resident recovery and health outcomes. It's also a money-saver. Read More »

Bridging the Doctor-Patient Gap to Better Manage Chronic Diseases in Long-Term Care Settings

Often, chronic conditions are best managed by closely working with a resident’s doctor, but facilitating clear communication can be challenging. Read More »

How the Senior Care Industry Can Restore Trust and Increase Occupancy

Three thought leaders share strategies to rebuild trust with residents and families, increase occupancy levels, and leverage technology. Read More »

Identifying and Addressing Fall Risks in Senior Care Settings

According to the CDC, more than one out of four people age 65 and older fall each year, and falling once doubles the chance of another fall. Read More »

Ensure Follow Up for Your Senior Care Facility Marketing Leads

You could be missing out on opportunities and wasting your marketing dollars. Read More »