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5 Ways to Prevent Slips & Falls in Residents

By brian barrick
April 30, 2013

Slip and fall prevention is very important in homes as well as in assisted living facilities. If a person slips and falls, they can be seriously injured and the extent of the injury is more if an elderly person falls. Assisted living facilities and adult homes may face serious suits if the cause of the ...

How to Implement a Successful Fall Prevention Program

By brian barrick
April 29, 2013

Falls are a great danger to any person because of the consequences they have. Falling puts one’s life in danger of getting scratches, fractures, breaking an arm or leg, and even in worse situations death. It is worse when this happen to a person who is already unwell. Falls Prevention Programs are useful to you ...

What are the Insurance Requirements for Washington Adult Family Homes?

By brian barrick
April 25, 2013

What are the Insurance Requirements for Washington Adult Family Homes? If you are looking to start an adult family home in Washington there are some insurance requirements that you need to comply with. These homes are available for people who need to be taken care of such as the elderly and the disabled. Such a ...

Fun & Safe Spring & Summer Activities for your Residents

By brian barrick
April 24, 2013

As spring and summer rolls around you need to start thinking of fun outdoor activities to plan for the residents in your adult foster home. The weather is most likely going to be beautiful all through and this is a great time to be outdoors! A little bit of sunshine and fresh air could create ...

What Type of Care do Assisted Living Facilities Provide?

By brian barrick
April 23, 2013

Assisted Living Facilities offer a safe and secure place for senior or older adults to stay whilst they go on with their daily life. Assisted living facilities fall between a skilled nursing home facility and living in one’s own residence or an independent living community, or in other words they provide a place for elders ...

Cupcake Decorating

By brian barrick
April 22, 2013

Cupcakes are a fad with today’s crowd. They are replacing cakes at weddings, birthday parties, graduations, and pretty much anywhere that you would have a cake at. People love cupcakes so much because there is no need to cut them like you would with a cake, you can have a couple different flavor cupcakes and ...

How do mediation Agreements Help Adult Family Homes

By brian barrick
April 18, 2013

Mediation agreements with the help of a professional mediator helps adult family make the right decision when it comes to meters of the family. There are sensitive issues such as risk management, insurance, financial issues that are part of every adult family. To agree with certain issues members of the family need to discuss to reach ...

How to Start an Adult Family Home in Washington

By brian barrick
April 17, 2013

Due to the growing need for better one-on-one healthcare for the elderly, many people are opting to place their elderly family members in adult family homes. Starting these homes requires a lot of effort in planning and implementation so that you can finally reap the rewards of your labor. Thus building a suitable adult family ...

Creating a Valuable Fire Safety plan

By brian barrick
April 16, 2013

Running an assisted living home is no piece of cake. It is a job which curtails 24/7 vigilance. If a person staying on their own has an accident it’s their fault, but if the same person lives in a assisted living home and has the same type of accident then it’s the liability of the ...

Music Therapy: Ways to Utilize to Help Residents

By brian barrick
April 15, 2013

Music therapy can help all the residents of your assisted living center or adult residential care facility. It can create a means to provide a rewarding experience while living in your facility. Music therapy creates physical, emotional and mental well being in residents. It is used to improve communications skills of residents with staff, improve memory ...