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  • Skilled Nursing Facility Industry Trends 2020/2021

    Learning about the unique business model used to successfully run nursing homes is helpful when it comes to seeing what the future trends in long-term care will be. Most of their annual revenue comes from government sources and is greatly affected by changes made in Medicare and Medicaid payment rates. ...

  • How to Improve Patient Safety in Your Skilled Nursing Facility

    Patients and their families want to feel safe when making the transition to life in a skilled nursing facility. That’s why maintaining and improving patient safety in nursing homes makes it to the top of the to-do list for facility directors year after year. Safety is a complex issue for ...

  • Federal Assisted Living Regulation Changes From COVID-19

    Since the Covid-19 Crisis began, additional regulations on Assisted Living Facilities and the healthcare industry as a whole have continued to increase. As a result of the Covid-19 pandemic , the imposition of additional state guidelines for assisted living facilities increased the need for federal funding from the government to ...

  • SNF Staff Compliance With Infection Prevention Measures Critical For Covid-19

    An article called: Regular surveys resume at nursing homes, but CMS treads carefully with enforcement penalties, by Danielle Brown , was published in McKnight's Long Term Care News on November 20, 2020. The article notes that regular state surveys have now resumed at nursing homes across the USA . Evan ...

  • SNF Quality Reporting Program Data to be Frozen on the Nursing Home Compare Website

    According to this recent article by Danielle Brown on McKnight’s Long Term Care News , quality rating data on Medicare’s Nursing Home Compare website will be frozen until 2022 due to changes in data submission rules due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Brown stated: “Skilled nursing providers could still be negatively ...

  • Nursing Homes With Higher CMS Ratings Have A Lower Risk For COVID-19 Outbreaks

    A recent report, published in the CDC publication Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report suggests that nursing homes with higher quality ratings on the CMS star rating system had a lower risk of having a COVID-19 outbreak than did facilities with lower ratings. This CMS Nursing Home quality ratings vs COVID-19 ...

  • Medication Management for Seniors

    Do: ask questions, take as directed, report side effects or problems with medication, notify prescriber if using “as needed” AKA PRN meds frequently, monitor vitals, if recommended. Don’t: mix meds with alcohol, skip doses, take less than directed by your provider, or stop taking prescriptions without discussing with the prescriber. ...

  • How to Increase Occupancy in Your Assisted Living Facility

    How do you increase occupancy in your assisted living facility? This is a question that many who are trying to bring in more residents are asking. Here are a few ways to help draw in and keep residents happy at your facility. Independent Senior Living Marketing Ideas To increase occupancy, ...

  • The Survey Process For Nursing Homes / Skilled Nursing Facilities

    Nursing homes undergo surveys annually to ensure compliance with state and federal regulations. There is an exception in which a facility can become a Special Focus Facility (SFF), meaning there is increased scrutiny by state regulators. With two surveys annually, surveyors can show up to a facility at any time. ...

  • The History Of Nursing Home Regulations

    When the US enacted the Social Security Act of 1935, a public assistance program for the elderly called Old Age Assistance (OAA) made installments to care facilities for impoverished elderly. Nursing homes started to open due to regulations forbidding payment to public institutions like poorhouses. Rules on the industry followed, ...