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
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
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
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
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
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
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
The Purrfect Relationship
Foster Cat Partnership is a Win-Win
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
Music Fills The Halls of Barclay Friends
Student in Residence
Kendal at Longwood Adopts The Montessori Philosophy
A New Philosophy of Care
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