Archive for November, 2010

Motivational Quote – Ziglar

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

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The “No Pay” Hospital Referral

Have you ever received a referral from the hospital and on the face sheet under Payor source, it said, “Self Pay”?  This means they have no Medicaid or Medicare and are privately responsible for their bill.  Many times this also means they are &#...

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Wall of Shame: Missing Nursing Home Resident is Found in Freezer!

Can you believe this?! From:  SFGATE “California investigators are trying to determine how a 94-year-old woman ended up in a freezer at an upscale retirement home. The Los Angeles Times said Saturday that the California Department of Social Services is ...

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Quick & Easy Market Analysis for Nursing Home Niches

Quick & Easy LTC Marketing Research & Analysis: How to Complete a Market Study Today, we’re going to go over a quick and easy way to do market research for you to determine the viability of a new niche program for your facility.  Now, you can pick...

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The Peter Principle: Does Peter Work for You?

You’ve seen him.  You may have worked for him or he may just be a colleage.  I hope he doesn’t work for you or else you’ve got some work to do.  His name is Peter.  And he is incompetent in his job. The Peter Principle is the principle th...

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Wall of Shame: 11 Nursing Home Employees Indicted in Virginia

Here’s another one: http://www.wusa9.com/rss/local_article.aspx?storyid=113473 From Peggy Fox, 9NEWS NOW & wusa9.com ARLINGTON, Va. (WUSA) — It may be one of the largest nursing home abuse cases in history. Nearly a dozen employees at Potomac...

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How to Eliminate Dietary Complaints… for Under a Buck!

I originally got started in longterm care through the Dietary Department.  I had previous restaurant experience, so that was a plus on my resume when I applied for a position at a local V.A. nursing home. I was hired as the Foodservice Supervisor and within a...

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