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McKnight's Long Term Care News

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  • Home, small home November 22, 2017
    Rebecca Priest, LNHA, LMSW, is presiding over one of the most exciting changes in long-term care to come down the pike since, well, Green Houses.
  • How does your staff feel about person-centered care? November 22, 2017
    For just about every study, conference talk or article touting the benefits of person-centered care in nursing homes, it seems an argument can be raised to dispute the findings.
  • Also in the News for Tuesday, Nov. 21 November 21, 2017
    Majority of SNF residents eligible for palliative care, but don't always get support ... Mainstreet to acquire $425 million portfolio, change name ... Providers doubt validity of staffing data on Nursing Home Compare, study shows
  • CDC expanding efforts to curb workplace violence in nursing homes November 21, 2017
    The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention plans to broaden its research project on violence against healthcare workers, according to a notice posted Tuesday in the Federal Register.
  • 50 employees fired over provider's mandatory flu shot policy November 21, 2017
    Around 50 employees of a Minnesota healthcare provider have been fired for noncompliance with the organization's mandatory influenza vaccination policy for workers, according to local reports.

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  • Movers & Shakers: Hillcrest Health Services, Erickson Living November 21, 2017
    Hillcrest Names New Chief Medical Officer Hillcrest Health Services, a Bellevue, Nebraska-based provider of assisted living, memory care and skilled nursing services, has appointed Anthony Hatcher, DO, FAAFP, as its first chief medical officer. Hatcher will work to establish care protocols and clinical pathways, collaborating Read More » The post Movers & Shakers: Hillcrest Health […]
    Carlo Calma
  • Capitol Seniors Housing Branches Out with Active Living Developments November 21, 2017
    Seeing a mismatch between current demographics and the existing inventory of senior living options, Capitol Seniors Housing (CSH) has started developing rental communities for a younger segment of the aging population. Based in Washington, D.C., Capitol Seniors Housing is a private equity-backed real estate investment Read More » The post Capitol Seniors Housing Branches Out […]
    Tim Mullaney
  • Disruption to Create Big Winners, Big Losers in Senior Living November 21, 2017
    If some senior housing providers don’t act fast, they could end up like Blockbuster Video—largely dismissed by once-loyal consumers and ultimately cast aside to make room for a newer, more innovative competitor. That’s because the senior housing industry is headed into a period of “disruptive Read More » The post Disruption to Create Big Winners, […]
    Mary Kate Nelson
  • Kisco Senior Living Scales Up Smart Home Tech November 20, 2017
    Among a crowded field of senior care technology startups, K4Connect has commanded a lot of attention. Partly that’s because its founder, Scott Moody, previously helped create TouchID, the technology for unlocking an iPhone with a fingerprint. Partly it’s because the company has succeeded where many other Read More » The post Kisco Senior Living Scales Up […]
    Tim Mullaney
  • How The Kendal Corp. Has Mastered University Partnerships November 20, 2017
    Senior housing experts have long touted university partnerships as the solution to several frustrating industry challenges: staffing shortages, occupancy headaches, unoriginal resident programming. Despite the general agreement that university partnerships do benefit senior housing providers, though, it can be difficult to ensure their ultimate success. Read More » The post How The Kendal Corp. Has […]
    Mary Kate Nelson