Tag: evidence based

Better Than Normal Social Engagement

As we continue to celebrate our reopening after all that we have gone through, let’s make sure that everyone in our community is enjoying this process and its benefits whether it is our elders, their families or our care partners.

APIE: The Importance of the Assessment Process

Optimizing the assessment process empowers staff. They will be able to see what engagement works for each resident by understanding their unique abilities versus challenges.

Measure What Matters

Fully integrated, person-centered care looks beyond just the biological age of a person, their current chronic conditions and their disabilities and instead focuses on providing creative and meaningful engagement opportunities, which are measured and evaluated in real-time using technology, so that they are perfectly matched to a person’s changing needs and preferences.

Control Rehospitalizations using Engagement to Drive Business

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Hospital readmissions have become one of the top business metrics in senior care. An area often overlooked is the correlation between person-centered care and the reduction of rehospitalizations for older adults. Readmissions to the hospital are a costly problem for both assisted living and nursing home facilities but therapeutic and digitized engagement strategies are low […]

A Day in the Digitized Future

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]The Activities Department in senior care communities plays an essential role in the well-being of older adults. It is often the only source of engagement, providing basic socialization opportunities, that can protect against the negative impact of loneliness and isolation on physical and mental well-being. Many nursing home residents don’t receive a visit from family […]

Commit to Quality by Prioritizing Technology

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] At a time when Medicare and Medicaid funding has becoming increasingly uncertain, it is important for providers to find cost-effective strategies for managing expenses while simultaneously increasing well-being and quality of life for their residents and staff. We have reached a critical crossroad in senior care.  On the one hand, there is an investment […]