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How to Start a Residential Care Facility for the Elderly

During the past few decades, the demand for elderly care facilities has been constantly on the rise. Society is suffering from having fewer available caregivers in the family circles to take care of the elderly, disabled, or people in need of assistance conducting daily life activities. Starting a business in…

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Should You Become a Registered Nurse?

Are you thinking about becoming a registered nurse (RN)? If you’re passionate about helping people and looking for a career that offers plenty of opportunities, this could be the perfect job for you. Still not sure if nursing is right for you? Let’s take a closer look at what this…

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How To Reduce Waste in Nursing Homes

One of the most significant challenges for any healthcare administrator is creating a plan for dealing with the waste that’s generated in their facility. This task is crucial in nursing homes and assisted living communities because patients live in the same place they receive their care. Fortunately, there are several…

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Ways to Enhance Staff Communication in a Nursing Home

The residents of your nursing home deserve the best care available to them from staff and administration who care about their health. If a long-term care facility lacks communication skills among its staff and administration, it can lead to chaos and frustration among everyone involved—other staff members, residents, and family…

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Breath in Our Lungs: Causes of Poor Indoor Air Quality

In the last months, more emphasis has been placed on senior respiratory health, and the battle is far from over. As we enter cold and flu season, there is a whole new host of enemies bent on attacking the respiratory health of our senior living facility residents. As directors and…

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Events to Hold at Your Senior Care Facility

Holding events is a great way to involve your residents in their senior care community, plus they can act as a promotional tool for administrators. Private events allow residents to feel like a part of a larger community, build new friendships, and develop interests in new hobbies. You can then…

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6 Qualities to Look for in a Good Senior Healthcare Nurse

Like many other mainstream organizations and corporations, senior centers also encounter difficulties in recruiting the right talent. Despite an influx of potential job seekers, not all will fit the bill. Unfortunately, attracting recruits that meet the organizational and regulatory requirements has always posed a challenge for talent acquisition leaders of…

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Importance of Background Screening for Hiring Nursing Home Staff

A residential nursing home is one of the most sensitive facilities that offer care to people with disabilities or the elderly. Staff members working in such facilities must be trained professionals to handle people with special needs. Besides professional qualifications, such individuals need to be people of integrity, trust, and…

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Keeping Prescriptions Safe in an Assisted Living Facility

Anyone who has cared for an aging loved one knows the importance of proper medication. Having the right prescriptions with the right doses can ease pain, promote recovery, and improve your loved one’s overall quality of life. There are several medication management tips you can follow when caring for your…

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Factors to Consider When Building a Senior Living Facility

None of us are getting any younger; most people plan for their retirements so that they can find a safe and healthy retirement community. Although, with so many people aging, many senior living communities are opening additional facilities or expanding on their current building. Unfortunately, expanding or building a senior…

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