Long-Term & Post-Acute Care eGuides
Infection Prevention Post- Pandemic
COVID-19 has shown a light onto long standing medical practices and care policies. Making facilities rethink how their staff addresses infectious diseases and what they can do to slow the spread.
5 Steps to Communication for Care Excellence
COVID-19 has shown that communication is key to your staff’s relationship with residents. Focus on a patient-centered plan to improve resident health, safety, and well-being.
Staff Self-care: A 3-Pronged Approach
Self-care has become one of the biggest challenges facing nurses over the past year. If it is not addressed, your nursing professionals may run into new barriers that effect their ability to provide top level care to your residents.
6 Ways to Boost Staff Resiliency Post-Pandemic
During the COVID-19 pandemic, there has been growing recognition of the need to care for the caregivers who have been working at the front lines.
Helping Staff Cope During COVID-19
The unprecedented COVID-19 pandemic has caused a range of reactions, top among them fear and anxiety.
COVID-19 and Continuity of Care with Telehealth
Telemedicine has been revolutionizing the way care gets delivered. And during the COVID-19 pandemic, it has been essential to keeping residents healthy when they are most at risk.
Protecting Workers’ Financial Health During COVID-19
The COVID-19 pandemic not only poses risks to workers’ physical and psychological well-being but their fiscal health as well.
Top 10 Skilled Nursing Activities During COVID-19
Central to many assisted living facilities is congregation – in activities, common spaces and dining rooms.
Boosting Staff Morale During the Pandemic
While some assisted living communities have faced crises before like natural disasters, nothing could have prepared the industry for the COVID-19.
Preserving Resident Well-Being During COVID-19
Skilled Nursing Facilities work to provide comfortable settings for aging seniors. But even in these safe, comforting environments, patients are not spared the effects of COVID-19, even within their own walls.
Heal the Healer: Prioritizing Nurses’ Mental Health
Nursing is the largest healthcare profession, and nurses deliver most of the nation’s long-term care.
Managing Information During COVID-19
During a national emergency like COVID-19, news and information are essential to providing a sense of control, reducing uncertainty, and promoting safety in your facility.
Combat Workplace Violence During the Pandemic
Even prior to COVID-19, cases of workplace violence were on the rise. From threats and intimidation to assaults and shootings, violence has been a growing concern among employers in all industries.
Reopening To Visitors
The long-term care industry has been at the epicenter of COVID-19, leading the country’s fatalities from the virus. To curb the spread, facilities were forced to implement lockdowns.
Post-Pandemic Infectious Disease Protocols
Precautions will persist after the initial wave of COVID-19 to prevent future spread of the virus, especially in high-risk populations like assisted living patients.
Rethinking Senior Spaces Post-Pandemic
Central to keeping patients safe in the midst of COVID-19 is social distancing. According to the CDC, limiting face-to-face contact with others is the best way to reduce the spread of the virus.