You’re Never Finished But That’s OK, You’re Still Organized.

If you haven’t figured it out by now, those of us working in the longterm care industry have a ton of work to do.  I have worked in other industries and this one by far takes the cake with giving you so many tasks you can’t think straight. One of ...

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Getting Past a Survey When You’re Not Ready!

Several times in my career I’ve had to take a facility that was in it’s survey window and I just knew we were nowhere near ready.  It’s pretty stressful to realize the impending doom that survey can present if they find everything you know i...

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Ranking Employees Forces You to be a Better Manager

Taking on a facility?  Want to make sure you don’t make the same mistake that so many administrators before you have in the same building?  It’s all about building your team of department heads and key personnel.  How do you make sure you’...

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Guest Post: What Is It Like to Work in a Nursing Home?

Hey Guys!  Today we have a guest post from Chris Urbano and our friends at BrainTrack.com.  BrainTrack is a higher education and career resource with worldwide reach. It features a directory of the world’s universities and colleges with over 10,000 ins...

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Cool Idea to Prevent Elopements

So, I was looking at this website www.nccdp.org for The National Council of Certified Dementia Practitioners.  It’s a great resource for all things dementia-related.  As I’m browsing around, this link catches my eye:  Fake Bus Stop Keeps Alzh...

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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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