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Cyber Risks for Adult Foster Homes

By brian barrick
February 26, 2014

There are going to be cyber-risks for any adult foster home that support residents in having an online capacity. The educational, recreational and practicality of having online options for adult residents outweigh the risks in-general. This does not, however, remove the risks that cyber-hackers or other malevolent online abusers might present. Steps To Take To ...

Assisted Living Facilities Disaster Preparedness

By brian barrick
February 25, 2014

Having a plan in place for when disaster hits your assisted living facility is highly important. Your assisted living facility is home to people who may have extreme stress during a disaster and you want to make it as easy on them as you can by having a plan in place for all disasters. All ...

How to Create a Personal Care Home Business Plan

By brian barrick
February 24, 2014

If you are thinking about opening a Personal Care Home, it is very important that you create a business plan first. Here are the steps for you to create a business plan for your Personal Care Home. Financing– You will need to come up with a plan for financing your Personal Care Home. You can ...

Skin Breakdown: Steps to Avoid

By brian barrick
February 21, 2014

Skin breakdown can occur when someone is in the same position for a long time. It is extremely important to protect yourself and others from skin breakdown. Here are some simple steps to make sure that skin breakdown does not occur: 1. Change positions every two hours. 2. Use pillows to support that skin that ...

What Policies SHould a Resident Care Plan Address?

By brian barrick
February 20, 2014

Residents and loved ones like to have a feeling of control over the care that the patient receives. The resident care plan addresses these needs by outlining specific objectives and services. The resident care plan should address not only the rights that the patient will receive as a result of state and federal legislation, but also ...

Free Resources for Assisted Living Facilities

By brian barrick
February 19, 2014

There are several free online resources for assisted living facilities for people who need help and advice. There is a wealth of help and advice out there and it can all be found at a press of a button: Guide One Risk Resource Guide one risk provide consultation services and are clinical experts for health ...

Fun Activities for Residents in your AFH

By brian barrick
February 14, 2014

Having a plan in place for when disaster hits your assisted living facility is highly important. Your assisted living facility is home to people who may have extreme stress during a disaster and you want to make it as easy on them as you can by having a plan in place for all disasters. All ...

What Should Your Fire Safety Plan Include?

By brian barrick
February 13, 2014

If you own or manage an assisted living facility, it is vital that you have a comprehensive fire safety plan in place before an emergency occurs. The first step for any assisted living facility is to prepare a comprehensive written fire safety plan. This written plan should outline specifically what steps should be followed by ...

Where to Search for Qualified Employees

By brian barrick
February 12, 2014

Employment at assisted living facilities involves assisting elderly, ill and disabled people many times inside the patient’s home. Assisted living employees may need to understand therapeutic care and social work, but it mainly depends on the needs of the assisted living facility. The best candidates for this job will have experience in professional environments involving health care ...

Adult Family Home Insurance Tips

By brian barrick
February 07, 2014

Buying adult family home insurance is always difficult because there are so many choices available. It takes a strong will to comb through every policy and find the one that best suits your needs. Then, after carefully comparing benefits, you still have to worry about price. Use these tips to help you narrow down your ...

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