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Incident Reporting: How to do it Right

By Heather Brown
September 30, 2014

Who, What, How, and Where are all questions that should be answered when reporting and following up on an incident. Who? – The employee/staff or volunteer person who discovers, witnesses, or to whom the event is reported should be responsible for documenting the incident. It is important that incident reporting be non-punitive process. What? – ...

You Tube? Is Video Marketing really the Answer?

By Heather Brown
September 29, 2014

Video marketing is on the rise across the country in small business and organization use. You Tube has made it easy for anyone to create a video marketing campaign and broadcast it to their target markets. How can video marketing help you and your adult care facility? Cut your marketing costs! Spread the word about ...

Employment Practice Liability Insurance

By Heather Brown
September 28, 2014

Now more than ever, business owners need to buy Employment Practice Liability Insurance (EPL) to cover charges from employees for unfair pay, wrongful termination, sexual harassment, failure to employ or promote, and for discrimination based on gender, race, national origin, religion, age and disabilities. An employment practice claim is any action arising from the employer-employee ...

Are you protected against employees?

By Heather Brown
September 27, 2014

Now more than ever, business owners need to buy Employment Practice Liability Insurance (EPL) to cover charges from employees for unfair pay, wrongful termination, sexual harassment, failure to employ or promote, and for discrimination based on gender, race, national origin, religion, age and disabilities. An employment practice claim is any action arising from the employer-employee ...

PCH Mutual A RRG Earns Financial Stability Rating® of A, Exceptional

By Heather Brown
September 25, 2014

Columbus, Ohio, April 25, 2011: PCH Mutual Insurance Company, RRG has earned a Financial Stability Rating® of A, Exceptional, from Demotech, Inc. This level of FSR is assigned to insurers who possess exceptional financial stability related to maintaining positive surplus as regards policyholders, liquidity of invested assets, an acceptable level of financial leverage, reasonable loss ...

Prevent Wandering in Adult Family Homes

By Heather Brown
September 25, 2014

A Resident wandering about in an adult family home is a serious concern. There are many people who reside in such environments that can suffer from wandering, and as a result can put themselves at risk. Therefore the adult family home needs to be prepared to help prevent the chances of wandering occurring. The first ...

Don’t Dodge the Docs

By Heather Brown
September 24, 2014

Records are a durable account of what has happened. Courts may place more trust in records than in eyewitnesses. This may be true because documentation is an immediate response, and eyewitness accounts may be told long after the event is fresh in the observer’s memory. Documentation can be the facility’s tool in defending against charges ...

Insurance Solutions for Adult Family Homes

By Heather Brown
September 23, 2014

Spokane, Washington – May 4, 2011 – Personal Care & Assisted Living Insurance Center (PCALIC), which was launched with a focus on assisting and protecting adult residential care facilities across the US, has introduced two exclusive and innovative insurance programs – The Guardian Adult Family Home Insurance Program and the Guardian ALH Insurance Program – ...

Incident Reporting

By Heather Brown
September 23, 2014

Who, What, How, and Where are all questions that should be answered when reporting and following up on an incident. Who? – The employee/staff or volunteer person who discovers, witnesses, or to whom the event is reported should be responsible for documenting the incident. It is important that incident reporting be non-punitive process. What? – ...

Don’t Take The Fall

By Heather Brown
September 22, 2014

The older a person gets, the more likely they are to fall. A fall can be devastating for an elderly person. Their independence is threatened and a short term or permanent impairment of mobility can occur. They may no longer be able to stay in assisted living and have to go to skilled care and ...

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