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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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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Preventing Pressure Ulcers: How to Test Your Wheelchair Cushion

There are so many wheelchair cushions out there today it can get a bit confusing on which one is the best for your residents.  You’ve got cushions made with eggcrate foam, memory foam, gel, air, water, sand, and everything in between.  As you know, for...

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Wii-Hab: Revamping Your Rehab Program for a Marketing Win

Sometimes you need a new way to attract more therapy patients.  Sometimes, you just need something positive that you can put in the local newspaper.  Either way, it needs to be inexpensive. One option that is very easy to implement is to incorporate the Nint...

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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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