Posts Categorized: Reporting

What to Do After a Resident Falls

What do you think the top cause of nursing home injuries is? If you guessed falls, you guessed correctly! When an elderly resident in your community falls, the severity of the injury can range from minor scrapes to serious head trauma and even death. Even more worrying is that you can have the most effective

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Identifying and Addressing Nursing Home Staff Burnout

caregiver burnout

On average, one year in a nursing home costs $91,000. This begs the question: what are long-term care facilities doing to keep their costs down for their residents and their families, if anything? On Twitter, one response we got from a nurse was particularly troublesome: There were four residents per room at her nursing home,

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Can Your Nursing Home Afford Another Fall?

Resident falls can be a particular challenge for nursing home staff and administrators. They occur frequently and can have a significant impact on residents’ quality of life and facility operations. According to the CDC, 1.4 million adults age 65 or older live in nursing homes — and that population is expected to reach 3 million

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