Some senior living operators are moving to make a COVID-19 vaccination a condition of employment to more quickly mitigate the effect of the virus in their communities.
A Winston-Salem, NC, assisted living and memory care community is seeking arbitration in a lawsuit involving three former employees accused of encouraging two residents to fight each other.
Physician involvement in the care of assisted living residents is crucial, but their role often is unclear, according to a recent study.
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Early detection, education and training, as well as consistent implementation of infection prevention and control policies are necessary to protect the mental and physical health of residents and staff members of assisted living communities and other long-term care settings, according to updated guidance released Friday by the World Health Organization.
McKnight’s Senior Living and McKnight’s Long-Term Care News will hold their ninth Online Forum about COVID-19 on Jan. 26.
An unprecedented global pandemic could leave its mark through 2022, according to senior living industry experts participating on an Argentum panel looking at senior living’s economic forecast for 2021.
Telemedicine could be an effective tool in reducing unnecessary emergency department transfers for senior living residents, but obtaining frontline staff member buy-in is key to its success, according to a new research paper.
Communication concerns surrounding long-term care COVID-19 vaccination clinics are causing “anguish” at facilities, according to one provider sharing her experience in a large multi-service organization.