How Home & Comunity Based Services are STEALING Your Nursing Home Census and What You Can Do About It

I have noticed a trend in some of our states.  As a way to save state funds, many of our states are pushing the Home & Comunity Services Programs.  This service falls under the Medicaid waiver program and is unheard of for many nursing home administrator...

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Nursing Home Administration – What Type of Person Does it Take?

I’m always amazed when someone tells me they want to become a nursing home administrator.  Especially knowing what I know now.  When I started out, I simply thought that it was a respectable career and that it was all financially oriented.  Boy, was I...

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State by State Nursing Home Survey 2567’s

Here’s a quick and easy reference to find your facility’s historical survey results and see exactly what was cited.   This is especially important as you get close to your nursing home survey window.  If you were cited before, take my word, they...

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What a New Nursing Home Administrator Should Ask for on the First Day

Typically on the first day of a new job, we are so busy getting orientation, watching hours of videos, and signing a huge packet of forms that we forget to ask some of the basic questions a new nursing home administrator should always know.  I put together a ...

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10 Stupid Mistakes I Made as a New Nursing Home Administrator

Everyone is going to make mistakes.  I certainly have made my fair share.  Especially going into the role of a nursing home administrator which I really didn’t know anything about.  I’m lucky to have survived in this industry!   Here are a fe...

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New Feature: Nursing Home Administrator Jobs!

Hey, guys.  I wanted to let you in on a new feature NHP has rolled out.  We now feature job listings for nursing home administrators and other long term care professionals.  Check it out! Just click the green button -> ...

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Nursing Home Management Tools: The Leadership Library

One thing I  like to do is to make resources available to my staff to enable them the opportunity to continue to grow and expand their knowledge in longterm care and all the things that go with it. Some of these resources include books and dvds.  When I wa...

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