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Cybersecurity Alert: Is Your Resident Data Safe?

As of November 2023, more than 100 million U.S. healthcare records have been breached this year, according to data reported in HIPAA Journal.  Yes

  |  January 04, 2024
Category: Compliance & Risk Management
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HIPAA Privacy and Social Media

Eye on Compliance: Keeping Up With OIG Focus Areas

Nursing home safety and quality continues to be a top priority for the Office of Inspector General (OIG), as reflected in the agency’s updated Work

  |  September 14, 2023
Category: Compliance & Risk Management
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Education

2023 FSA Internship Program

In 2011, FSA and Friends Foundation for the Aging partnered to support member organizations in identifying and developing the next generation of

  |  July 27, 2023
Category: Internship Program
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FSA Internship Program

How can we do better with resident rights?

CMS Guidance, Recent Reviews Suggest Opportunities for Improvement

Upholding the rights of residents in Nursing Facilities is a key aspect of

  |  May 30, 2023
Category: Compliance & Risk Management
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Resident Rights

How Will New Guidance on Behavioral Health and Psychotropics Impact Compliance?

Serving the behavioral health needs of residents is an important quality and safety aspect of CCRC compliance. Recent regulatory updates emphasize

  |  March 27, 2023
Category: Compliance & Risk Management
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Behavioral Health

Is Your Compliance Risk Assessment and Work Plan Ready for 2023?

As Compliance Officers well know, a CCRC’s compliance program is not a “set it and forget it” proposition. Because they serve as a safeguard of

  |  February 08, 2023
Category: Compliance & Risk Management
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Stay in compliance with support from FSA

Code of Conduct: Exploring Hot Topics

It’s that time of year again, and no matter what you celebrate, gifts tend to be part of the season. With that in mind, let’s dive into some timely

  |  November 22, 2022
Category: Compliance & Risk Management
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Conflicts of Interest and Holiday Gift Giving

The Purrfect Relationship

Foster Cat Partnership is a Win-Win

  |  October 19, 2022
Category: FSA Member Member Stories
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Foster Kittens at Foxdale Village

Grievance Management: Are You on Top of This Important Resident Rights Issue?

It’s a reality: no matter how good your care is, how dedicated your staff, or how committed to excellence your organization is, complaints will arise

  |  August 09, 2022
Category: Compliance & Risk Management
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Grievance Procedure

Music Fills The Halls of Barclay Friends

Student in Residence

  |  June 06, 2022
Category: FSA Member Member Stories
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Barclay Intern Chanin Jung

Kendal at Longwood Adopts The Montessori Philosophy

A New Philosophy of Care

  |  June 06, 2022
Category: FSA Member Member Stories
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Kendal at Longwood Bird Travel Nooks

Infection Control: Get Back to the Basics to Avoid Common Violations

Covid safety procedures have dominated infection control efforts in long-term care for the past couple of years. The pandemic is still with us

  |  June 01, 2022
Category: Compliance & Risk Management
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Hand Washing