Now that the COVID-19 pandemic has put a temporary hold on tours and visits in many areas, tech solutions can give prospective residents a real feel for a community even when they aren’t able to see it in person.
Senior living and care leaders who focus on adopting forward-thinking preventive maintenance can lessen the likelihood of diseases affecting their residents.
Shared air is a problem that needs to be addressed to help ensure that the senior living industry isn’t decimated with future outbreaks.
For centuries, consumers have measured healthcare providers by one metric: clinical outcome. Today, as senior living becomes more healthcare-focused, consumers no longer focus so narrowly.
Even as COVID-19-related restrictions begin to lift in some areas of the country, many senior living communities are continuing no-visitation policies and are considering comprehensive screening and visitation policies for when the time is right. It is well known that data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention say that older adults and the…
It is times such as these that make every step and task really count toward safety. And when you can streamline your daily work, that’s easier to achieve.
It’s certainly not often that a global pandemic comes around, but unexpected things happen every day. Being prepared can make all the difference.
Correcting hearing impairment and keeping residents connected are first lines of defense against social isolation.
A clean, functioning and up-to-date community is your best bet to face any emergency, and a computerized maintenance management system gives you all the tools needed for documentation, task coordination and internal communications.
We all are acutely aware of the risk COVID-19 and similar illnesses pose to residents in senior living, skilled nursing and other long-term care communities. Many operators have turned to telehealth to limit exposure within their communities, not only for residents but also for valued staff members.
The COVID-19 outbreak is shining a bright light on the persistent shortage of healthcare workers in the United States.
Arbitration agreements benefit senior living communities and families, but there is a reason they are not frequently used.
Isolation can make communication, access to timely information and a sense of independence more difficult for many older adults, especially for those who aren’t used to turning to technology for help.
Senior living communities have the special opportunity to facilitate key dietary changes for the residents they serve. Simple food and recipe swaps are tasty ways to help improve bladder health.
It’s time to prepare for a potential business interruption or employee quarantine issue now, ahead of potential liability.
If you want to increase your residents’ comfort while preventing costly expenses, check out what temperature sensors and computerized maintenance management software can do for you.
Pressures are intensifying as we move forward, making it imperative for providers across the continuum to sharpen their risk-management capabilities even as they get creative where they can on the problem-solving front.
As healthcare leaders look for new ways to control costs and bring care to older individuals, many are turning to telemedicine to deal with current challenges.
Supporting meaningful work requires the right systems and tools to be in place. Technology can accelerate this process by removing the obstacles that often stand in the way.
Given that fatal falls have increased dramatically over the past several years, senior living caregivers and leaders can, and should, be aware of preventive measures that can be taken.