Operational Resources

National Survey of Satisfaction in Long-Term Care – Results Released
, Long-term Care, Operational Resources, Senior Housing, Supply & Demand

The National Research Corporation, through its My InnerView product, recently released the 2011-2012 National Research Survey of Customer and Employee Satisfaction.  More than half a…

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LeadingAge Ziegler 100: 2012 Report
, Operational Resources, Operations, Senior Housing, Supply & Demand

The 2012 LeadingAge Ziegler 100 (LZ 100) uses nine years of surveys, analyses of five-year trends and other relevant data to inform readers about the…

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A Review of Screening Tools for Early Detection of Dementia
, Operational Resources, Operations, Senior Housing

The early detection of dementia may have significant benefits, allowing individuals in the early stages of cognitive decline to make decisions for the future, or…

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Seniors Housing Statistical Handbook, Edition V
, Long-term Care, Operational Resources, Senior Housing

The Seniors Housing Statistical Handbook, Edition V offers a statistical profile of the market-rate seniors housing industry. Revised and expanded, the 2008 edition focuses on…

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Fair Housing Compliance Guide - Charting The Way
, Operational Resources, Policy & Regulation, Policy, Regulation & News, Senior Housing

This completely revised 24-page guide addresses the many issues related to compliance with the fair housing laws and ADA from the perspective of a seniors…

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Turnover & Nursing Assistants: Contingent Factors can Trump Job Satisfaction
, Operational Resources, Operations, Senior Housing

Studies on staff turnover in long-term care and assisted living communities have typically focused on the influence of job satisfaction, and have typically used “intent…

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Integrating Acute and Post-Acute Care
, Operational Resources, Operations, Policy & Regulation, Policy, Regulation & News, Senior Housing

With U.S. health care costs escalating at rates that are deemed unsustainable, health care providers throughout the continuum of care, from physicians and hospitals to…

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LeadingAge Ziegler 100: 2010 Results
, Operational Resources, Operations, Senior Housing, Supply & Demand

The 2011 LeadingAge Ziegler 100 (LZ 100) report incorporates ten years of survey data and presents snapshots of data as well as ten-year trends for…

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Intentions to Quit Work Among Care Staff
, Long-term Care, Operational Resources, Senior Housing

Researchers from Deakin University (in Melbourne, Australia) have recently completed a study examining contextual and personal factors related to intention to quit among health care…

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Factors Influencing Job Satisfaction Among Assisted Living RNs
, Operational Resources, Senior Housing, Workforce Development

There is a possible relationship between job satisfaction among registered nurses (RNs) working in long-term care communities and nursing staff turnover, and it may even…

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Internet-Based Training: An Effective Way to Prepare Staff in Responding to Aggressive Residents
, Long-term Care, Operational Resources, Senior Housing

An individualized Internet training program was recently evaluated to determine its effectiveness in teaching nurse aides in long-term care communities ways to prevent and safely…

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The Aging Prison Population
, Operational Resources, Policy & Regulation, Policy, Regulation & News, Senior Housing

The aging of the US population will have significant effects on health care and social services. Between 1990 and 2009 the population of older adults…

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