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How to Handle the Death of a Resident

By Heather Brown
September 16, 2016

Administrators and caregivers in assisted living facilities will lose a resident to death at some point. Whether expected or not, death is difficult to manage. Depending on the type of resident you care for, death might occur frequently. It is important to provide help to other residents as well as your staff in these difficult ...

How to Work with New Families & Residents

By brian barrick
January 23, 2014

Moving into an adult care facility can be an emotional time for everyone involved, whether family of the resident or the actual resident. It is important for an adult family home to be prepared and educated on how to work with new residents and their family. Putting Them at Ease It’s essential to put their ...

Communicate Effectively With Residents

By brian barrick
January 22, 2014

To provide residents and their families with quality care, administrators must ensure that they keep the lines of communication open. Doing so will build trust in the administrator, resident, and family relationship and play an important role in the resident’s understanding and following of the health care regiment. Residents feel anxious, vulnerable and powerless when ...