9 new quality goals for nursing homes unveiled by initiative

Nursing homes participating in a new initiative may gain competitive advantages, organizers say. In the process, they could collect data helpful in establishing uniform national standards and evidence-based best practices. Read More »

5 keys to finding and retaining resident-centered employees

Discovering candidates' internal motivators underlies success in the hunt for passionate employees whose work ethic meshes with the goals of your organization. Read More »

One-on-one with…Robert Van Dyk

From medical-model nursing homes to the advent of Medicare/Medicaid to the adoption of the ACA and beyond, caring for our seniors has been a constantly evolving mission and challenge. Read More »

Nurse delegation in LTC and assisted living

Nurses in today's LTC and assisted living settings act in a variety of roles, both clinical and nonclinical. Nurses assist with or administer Read More »

High five for LTC part 3: Laughter and compassion

The “High Five for LTC!” are the things that are needed for each of us in this field to get through the day. Thus far we have visited the first three Read More »

High five for LTC part 2: Love and passion

The “High Five for LTC!” are the things that are needed for each of us in this field to get through the day. Last time we looked at #1—Courage. Today Read More »

High five for long-term care

I understand that to work in a nursing home takes a special kind of person. It takes someone who can think on their feet and care on the run. Many of Read More »

Mather Pavilion’s Culture of Leadership

2010 OPTIMA Award proudly sponsored by Since 1996, Long-Term Read More »

Creating “Choice” Environments

Creating 'Choice' Environmentsby the staff of Lancaster Health Group, Chicago, Illinois   One of the most difficult decisions family members must Read More »

Butterflies are Free: One Nursing Home’s End

< b>BY THE STAFF ASSOCIATES AT LIFE CARE CENTER OF SARASOTA, SARASOTA, FLAAs fellow leaders of quality skilled nursing facilities, Read More »