In recent news, over 50 nursing homes were cited for falsely advertising dementia care in their facilities. As the assisted living centers were not adequately equipped to make such claims, they have been cited by state regulators. Given this development, Nursing Home Liability is brought into question.
After a July review by the Alzheimer’s Association of Massachusetts and New Hampshire caused regulators to become wary of their advertising practices, the state found that nearly 60 percent of facilities that advertised memory, dementia, or cognitive..
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Posted:September 18, 2015
Were you aware that the number of seniors in need of care is expected to double by 2030? As highlighted in the infographic above, this is according to sbdcnet.org, which cites that as of now there are roughly one million Americans who currently reside in senior care facilities.
This industry is comprised of many parts; nursing homes, assisted living facilities, home health care agencies, retirement care centers, memory care facilities, and more. The 77 billion Baby Boomers of today have already begun to retire, and will continue to do so steadily..
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Posted:September 18, 2015
A recent report which indicated that nurses experience verbal and physical abuse on a near-daily basis has caused a new anti-bullying policy to be implemented in healthcare workplaces nationwide. With the implementation of this policy, Assisted Living Liability can be reduced.
The American Nurses Association (ANA) cited its survey that received feedback from 3,765 RNs declaring that almost a quarter of the respondents had been physically assaulted at work by a patient or a patient’s family member, according to McKnight’s. What’s more, almost half..
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Posted:September 4, 2015
Earlier this year, we discussed the possibility of installing Cameras in Nursing Home Rooms and the repercussions the idea posed. More recently, cameras have been permitted in California nursing homes and assisted living patient rooms upon consent. In an age where accountability is so vital to society, a variety of industries are starting to employ video recording as part of safety protocols. In addition to proper practices, Assisted Living Liability Insurance can help to ease the transition to camera based patient care.
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Posted:August 21, 2015
An administrator for a senior living establishment has employed the use of GPS-like technology to effectively track residents and promote safety during daily operations. The Michigan based facility has been successful with their implementation of this new development, helping to decrease Assisted Living Liability.
Deb Banton has turned to advanced technology to improve customer care and safety practices in her 65-bed facility, Traverse Victorian Senior Living. The new home, which opened in March, features three separate themed rooms, luxury accommodations, and upscale decoration. Although Banton..
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Posted:August 7, 2015
Fairfax Nursing Center, a long-term care provider, has reached a settlement of $97,500 in a suit claiming the facility failed to provide accommodations for deaf individuals. Two deaf family members of an FNC patient filed the claim in 2014 when sign language interpreters or auxiliary aids were not provided during critical communications regarding the care of the resident. Given the severity of these claims, it is important to note that VA Nursing Home Liability can be minimized upon the proper compliance with disability laws.
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Posted:July 27, 2015
In recent news, a woman claimed she was fired from a nursing facility due to her disability and her pregnancy. A lawsuit was filed with the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) against NHC Healthcare of South Carolina. In the midst of this potential wrongdoing, ensure your client’s nursing homes and healthcare staff are equipped with an adequate Nursing Home Risk Management policy. Your clients should be also be aware that the well-being of their employees is just as important of the well-being of..
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Posted:July 10, 2015
A study performed in Norway has tested the use of GPS tracking devices to assist dementia and cognitive dysfunction patients in navigating their activities. This tactic has been overall beneficial to the patients and their kin, healthcare providers, and assisted living staff. When reviewing your clients’ Senior Living Liability needs, it is important to stay up-to-date on nursing home news around the globe should programs such as this ever be implemented in the United States.
The ongoing study is being carried out by..
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Posted:July 6, 2015
Who would have ever thought that pairing preschoolers with elderly nursing home residents could be beneficial? Once Seattle facility, Providence Mount St. Vincent, houses over 400 elderly residents and has recently welcomes children from the Intergenerational Learning Center (ILC) childcare facility to interact with the residents through structured and unstructured activities.
The purpose of the ILC, in broad terms, is to help the kids involved learn about..
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Posted:June 24, 2015
A modern alternative to nursing homes is being implemented in the Atlanta area. Regency Home Care has announced that it has opened a more personal home environment experience called Residences by Regency. New creative developments such as these require insurance policies in order to protect against any liabilities and risk exposures associated with typical nursing homes. A Senior Living Program insurance package will protect your client’s business and assets.
The Regency Residents provides a more normalized senior living lifestyle. According to
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Posted:June 12, 2015