Risk Management

LTCG to acquire LifePlans

The deal will combine LTCG’s long-term care business processing with LifePlan’s risk management tools, including cognitive acuity screening.

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When domestic violence comes to work

Employers should create safety policies and procedures for handling domestic violence before it arrives on the doorstep.

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When domestic violence doesn’t stay at home

Employers should create safety policies and procedures for handling domestic violence before it arrives on the doorstep.

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Emergency: Is evacuation the best choice?

Evacuate? Shelter in place? A new study shows that fleeing an emergency can still have harmful effects on elderly residents.

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Balancing resident safety with quality of life

Four senior living executives weigh in on the threat of litigation and demands of helicopter children while providing a meaningful life for residents. 

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Elderly resident faces arson, aggravated assault charges

A 76-year-old resident faces charges over a fire in his bedroom at a Georgia personal care home.

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Getting a lift

Hoyer lifts may help staff feel more secure about resident transfers, but blogger Kathleen Mears feels more uncomfortable and less independent when she can’t stand on her own two feet. 

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When a picture costs $1M

A Texas nursing home is being sued for negligence after a CNA captured footage of a sleeping resident rubbing feces on her face. 

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Provider charged with $31k fine for failing to have third-party HIPAA agreement

Do you have a signed agreement with all third-party business associates for HIPAA protection? If not, it could cost you thousands.

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Pa. to provide training, support for family caregivers

New legislation will help family members who care for senior loved ones at home following hospital discharge. 

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