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April 19, 2024

Safeguarding Vulnerable Individuals: A Comprehensive Approach to Elopement Prevention in Care Facilities

Elopement, the unsupervised departure of individuals with cognitive, physical, mental, emotional, or chemical impairments from caregiving facilities, poses a significant risk to resident safety and we...


July 05, 2023

Focus on Providing Care, Not Paying for It with Life-Long Term Care Hybrid

States Move to Fill Care-Coverage Gap as New Policies Offer Solutions   Recognizing that caring for a spouse or family member with a debilitating illness or injury can be costly, nearly 20 stat...


August 17, 2017

Pennsylvania Supreme Court Rules Impairment Rating Evaluations Unconstitutional

In a highly anticipated decision which will have a significant impact on employers and insurance carriers with workers compensation claims in Pennsylvania, on June 20, 2017, the Pennsylvania S...


February 06, 2017

Trends in Home-Based Long Term Services and Support (LTSS)

When Medicaid was first launched in 1965, nursing homes were by the far the dominant setting for long-term care. However, over the last 20 years, particularly the last decade, we have witness...


September 30, 2016

Active Shooter Preparedness in Nursing Homes

An active shooter is a worst case safety scenario for any business or organization. It happens suddenly and is typically over within as little as 10 to 15 seconds, leaving victims and witness...


June 14, 2016

Preventing Elopement in Nursing Homes

Nearly a third of nursing home residents and up to 70 percent of community-dwelling older adults suffering from cognitive decline wander from their supervised homes at least once during their...


October 14, 2014

Controlling Insurance Costs in Assisted Living Industry

Control. For most operators, owners and CFOs in long-term care facilities, it’s not a word that comes to mind when insurance is the topic. But with price increases hitting commercial insuranc...


June 18, 2014

Legality Reality: Litigation on the Rise for LTC Industry

How to protect your organization in a plaintiff-friendly environment by Rafael Haciski, Esq., Producer We’ve all heard the late-night television commercials of the 1990s and 2000s: “Have you ...

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