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Staff Shortage in Nursing Homes Is Growing Concern

Staff Shortage in Nursing Homes Is Growing ConcernStaff Shortage in Nursing Homes Is Growing Concern

According to a recent report from the University of California, San Francisco, workers are leaving long-term are at a faster rate than they are joining the field. In previous posts, we have discussed how the aging population is only growing, and thus the demand for long-term care workers will grow. While staff shortage in nursing homes is not necessarily a new development, it’s becoming a growing concern throughout the industry.

It’s important for nursing home administrators and..


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How Should Dining Options be Approached in Nursing Homes?

How Should Dining Options be approached in Nursing HomesHow Should Dining Options be approached in Nursing Homes?

As stated in a post we published last year discussing how to serve the nutritional needs of the elderly, the most common nutritional problems among residents of nursing homes are weight loss and related protein energy malnutrition. While the causes of this are typically related more to the effects of depression or side effects of medications, it does not refute the need for good nutritional care. In fact, it makes nutritional care even more..


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Nursing Home Liability: Addressing Resident Family Concerns

Nursing Home Liability Addressing Resident Family ConcernsNursing Home Liability: Addressing Resident Family Concerns

For many families, placing their elderly loved ones in a nursing home or assisted living facility is a huge step that takes careful consideration. Naturally, some families may be apprehensive about the change. It’s important as a facility manager to understand these concerns, and to address them in order to potentially avoid any nursing home liability claims down the road.

Occasionally, a potential resident or family member will be resistant to assisted living facilities because they may not understand exactly..


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Best Practices to Reduce Nursing Home Liability Risks

Best Practices to Reduce Nursing Home Liability RisksBest Practices to Reduce Nursing Home Liability Risks

As the owner or even an employee of an assisted living facility, you likely know most of the nursing home liability risks that your facility faces on a daily basis. Risks include factors such as incorrect medical treatment for a resident, failure to provide the correct medication to a resident, violating their rights, or causing or failing to prevent a slip and fall accident. Knowing what risks you face though is just half the battle. Though accidents..


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