Nursing Home Staffing: What Do You Do?

I was recently having a conversation with a family member over nursing home staffing.  He was very frustrated that the facility his mother was in would not put another CNA on her hall during the day.  He said that the staff was leaving because they were over...

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Lombardi: What it Takes to Be Number 1

Vince Lombardi is known as one of the most successful football coaches in the history of the game.  He had a habit of creating winners.  His focus, however, was on fine-tuning each player – helping them become the best they could be.  A lesson can be ...

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Top 10 Questions a New Administrator Should Ask Their Marketing Director!

As a new nursing home administrator – or maybe you’re just taking a new building – you have to find out what level your staff is on, especially the individual who is marketing the nursing home.  You know your census depends on the quality an...

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Disaster Preparedness in Nursing Homes: Some Thoughts

Today we have a guest post from Kitty Holman on the subject of Nursing Home Disaster Preparedness.  Enjoy!        Disaster Preparedness in Nursing Homes: Some Thoughts Ever since Hurricane Katrina hit, nursing homes and care facilities have been working t...

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You’re Only as Good as Your Worst Employee

I was having a conversation recently with a couple of other people in the industry.  We were discussing what’s the worst thing about starting out as a new administrator or leader in the nursing home environment. Lack of experience?  Sure.  Dealing wit...

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Don’t Call Yourself a Troubleshooter Until You Follow These 10 Rules!

For shame!  I hear this all the time and have followed supposed “troubleshooters” in many buildings.  The same folks who fail to get the facility even halfway back on track.  I’m pulling your “troubleshooter” card as of now!  ...

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Motivational Quote – Ziglar

Expect the best. Prepare for the worst. Capitalize on what comes. -Zig Ziglar ...

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