Not A Drill: 4 Emergency Preparedness Planning “Must Haves” Often Overlooked

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Patients evacuated. Backup generators turned on. Water was rushing in and all around them. This wasn’t a drill. This was real life for healthcare providers in Texas, Florida, Georgia and South Carolina over the last few weeks. Through my experience, it’s not just about writing a plan, to then be put into a binder and shelved. Hurricanes Harvey and Irma … Read More

How We Pay Tribute During Assisted Living Week

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In Assisted Living, We’re a Family As the executive director of the National Center for Assisted Living, I’m constantly visiting our state affiliates and member companies across the country. Touring assisted living communities is one of my favorite things while I’m out on the road. Seeing how providers are innovating senior care down to the finest details is truly inspiring. … Read More

Listening to the Story Behind the Data

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Gloves are like a second skin for clinicians but that hasn’t always been the case. It wasn’t until 1992. That’s when OSHA published its Bloodborne Pathogens Standard which required employees to use gloves, and other forms of personal protective equipment, to help limit occupational exposure. This marked a major shift in healthcare. Yet, this “second skin” has taken gloves from revolutionary … Read More