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Facebook, video and digital staff communications platforms can bridge the engagement gaps that existed before and were exacerbated during the pandemic. But they’re not the only channels.
Policy changes during the COVID-19 pandemic have reduced barriers to telehealth access. The changes have helped residents, but they also can provide healthcare professionals with a chance at rejuvenation.
In senior living communities, healthy leaders are in a better position to sustain their teams and provide the services residents need. Self care, ultimately, supports better care for others.
The operating system approach surfaces all of the technology a community needs in one one easy to use place. The OS acts as a centralized management system that propels the technology helping senior living residents live their lives to the fullest.
So often, we apply root cause analysis to determine the reason for a resident’s fall or change in behavior. Could Jane have a UTI? Did Roger have his walker with him when he fell? How did the staff approach Lynn when trying to help her shower? What we aren’t asking — and what we should ask — is…
Senior living communities and other types of long-term care facilities must evaluate their technology and construct a plan of action to future-proof their operations. Doing so can make all the difference in helping to protect staff and residents from COVID-19 and retaining great caregivers.
If you are experiencing dropped calls on your cellphone or can’t get a cell signal inside certain areas of your senior living community, it probably is not your cellular service provider’s fault. Other factors typically cause indoor cellular coverage issues. But the good news is that these challenges can be easily and cost-effectively overcome with the right technology solution.
In these tough times, caregivers and patients living with central nervous system conditions are adapting in novel ways. So can we.
A COVID vaccination program is one way to protect everyone’s interests, but careful footwork is required.
A growing number of software solutions are built specifically for long-term care and can help communities in a few different ways, all of which can positively affect census rates.
It’s time for suppliers to take a look at what we’re doing to ease the transition between pre-pandemic and the new normal we are now facing. Let’s take inventory of our roles and responsibilities to help this industry that has served us for so many years.
Want to respond faster to maintenance requests at your senior living community? There’s a lot you can do to optimize your workflow, but the real trick is in beating them to the punch in the first place.
When data are promptly and accurately entered to maintain data integrity, the data then must be analyzed to provide operators with the vital intelligence they need to make critical decisions to stabilize and grow the success of the business.
Even as lockdowns are lifted and some senior living communities resume modified family visits and social programming, the pandemic isn’t over. Many older adults still will feel more comfortable limiting their interactions. That’s where technology can help.
It seems as if no matter the issue nowadays, tech is part of the answer. Although it might keep us annoyingly glued to our phones and have its downsides, it can be a powerful force for good as well.
Data from Sensight Surveys show that many senior living communities across the United States and Canada are perceived to have done an excellent job keeping residents safe during the pandemic.
After a year of hardship, senior living communities have reason to hope for better days ahead: the distribution of a COVID-19 vaccine. As widely reported, long-term care providers are among the first to receive vaccines that started being distributed through CVS Health and Walgreens on Dec. 21. The announcement of vaccine approval, however, is coming…
Senior living still is an attractive space, one that can only get better as we show that we came out of the pandemic stronger than we were going into it.