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The Importance of Providing Activities at your Assisted Living Facility

By Lexi
August 24, 2018

Activities are an essential element of the day to day life of an Assisted Living Facility. People need to be able to learn, interact, laugh and have fun no matter where they reside. While doing things like playing cards and board games may be fine for a rainy day, Adult Residential Care Homes can, while ...

Memory Care: How to Make Your Residents Feel At Home

By Heather Brown
July 29, 2016

Memory care is growing niche in the adult care industry. According to The National Institute on Aging, Alzheimer’s is the sixth leading cause of death in the elder population.  As an owner or administrator of an adult residential care home, you are already seeing the need for memory care rise.  As the needs of potential ...

Prepare for Hurricanes

By Heather Brown
July 22, 2016

June 1st marked the first day of hurricane season. If you are an adult residential care home or facility located in a hurricane zone, it is important that you prepare for hurricanes now. Hurricanes bring high winds, a great amount of rainfall, and wreak havoc on the communities they hit. Areas prone to high hurricane ...

3 Keys to Successfully Relocating a Resident

By Heather Brown
July 15, 2016

Adult residential care home owners have a great responsibility in providing quality care to the residents in their home. Residential care settings offer different types of care from independent living to assistance with daily living tasks.  During their time in the home, the residents quickly become extended members of the provider’s family. Developing family-type bonds ...

Understand Your Property Insurance Options

By Heather Brown
July 08, 2016

Small adult residential care homes or facilities are often found in residential houses. Many adult care home owners have the belief that a homeowner’s insurance policy is adequate coverage.  This assumption is not accurate. Many owners do not realize this until they try to file a property insurance claim and it is denied! Why?  Homeowner’s ...

How To Prevent Bedsores In Your Assisted Living Facility

By Heather Brown
May 21, 2015

Bedsores (also called pressure ulcers) are very common in elderly people that are immobilized or bedridden in assisted living care. They are caused by unrelieved pressure on an area of the body, usually the back, buttocks, or hips and they can cause infections, sepsis, loss of muscle, and in some serious cases, death. Fortunately, bedsores ...

3 Grants for Assisted Living Facilities

By Heather Brown
March 13, 2015

Whenever you are assisted living facility needs help making repairs to the facility or the housing of residents, or taking care of the residents living within the facility, but financial means are simply not there. You may qualify for a grant or even grants that could help provide funds to keep your facility running the ...

Tips on Assisting Patient to Stand from Sit

By Heather Brown
February 11, 2015

Many residents in an assistive living facility have some sore of functional mobility limitations.  Some have difficulty moving around in bed, and others may have trouble transferring from sitting to standing or walking without assistance. One of the challenges of working with and caring for assistive living facility residents is ensuring that safety is maintained ...

Tips on Walking with a Patient

By Heather Brown
February 09, 2015

Walking with patients in nursing home, rehabilitation centers, hospitals or any other home care facility can provide healing to the mind and body.  However, there are a handful of safety tips to keep in mind when walking with your patient. Walking Safety Tips  #1 Walking Wheelchair Patients  Before walking a wheelchair patient, make sure the ...

5 Tips On Being A Better Leader At Work

By Heather Brown
January 28, 2015

:Your business provides you and your love ones with the income you need to support every day life essentials. Being a strong leader at work is necessary in order for that business to thrive. After all, you want your employees to love who they are working for and provide the best service and care to ...

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