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Different but the same.(effect of World Trade Center and Pentagon terrorist attacks on long term care industry management)
November 1, 2001... THE TRAGEDY OF SEPTEMBER 11 HAS put us all into a posture of guarded optimism. Collectively and individually we are not who we once were, despite the fact that many of yesterday's trappings still surround us. There is an air of stability that...
Rising to a day of infamy.(Long term care providers aid rescue efforts in the wake of the World Trade Center and Pentagon terrorist attacks)
November 1, 2001... Long term care providers aid rescue efforts FOLLOWING THE SEPT. 11 TERRORIST attacks on the World Trade Center and the Pentagon, long term care providers in the New York and Washington metropolitan areas stood ready to back up hospitals...
Surveyors cite for-profits more often, says study.(investor-owned nursing home facilities receive more deficiency citings)
November 1, 2001... According to a study published in the September 2001 issue of the American Journal of Public Health. investor-owned nursing facilities averaged 5.89 deficiency citations per home--46.5 percent more deficiencies than not-for-profit facilities...
HHS TO OVERHAUL MEDICARE ACCOUNTING.(Health and Human Services hires PricewaterhouseCoopers to develop the Healthcare Integrated General Ledger Accounting System)
November 1, 2001... HHS Secretary Tommy Thompson has launched a project to combine Medicare's outdated accounting systems into a single entity designed for greater efficiency. To kick off the project, CMS has awarded a contract to accounting firm...
BEVERLY APPEALS LABOR RULING.(Beverly Enterprises to appeal National Labor Relations Board ruling on illegal layoffs of workers after a strike)
November 1, 2001... Beverly Enterprises will appeal a National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) ruling that the company illegally laid off workers following a 1996 strike involving 15 nursing homes in western Pennsylvania. Beverly fired at least 350 of 1,200...
Minn. National Guard staffs state-run SNFs.(national guard staffs state-run health facilities after labor union strike)
November 1, 2001... Responding to a strike begun Oct. 1 by two unions representing more than half of Minnesota's 55,000 state employees, Gov. Jesse Ventura sent 1,000 members of the National Guard to staff state-run health facilities including nursing homes. ...
e-z answers.(answers to reader questions about the long term care industry)
November 1, 2001... "E-Z Answers" is a column of e-mailed responses to a question asked of CLTC readers. There's a different question every month, which appears at the bottom of this column. This month's "B-Z Answers" is brought to you through an unrestricted...
Emotional temperatures.(Even following care procedures may not prevent lawsuits)
November 1, 2001... Even following care procedures may not prevent lawsuits AN ARTICLE IN A CLINICAL JOURNAL ADVOCATED THE USE OF practice guidelines, effective treatments, and proper documentation as an antidote to the rash of lawsuits experienced by...
A new spin on an old issue.(management of nursing home facilities laundry equipment)
November 1, 2001... Airing solutions about dirty laundry ACCORDING TO INDUSTRY STATISTICS, the average continent resident of a long term care facility produces between 5 and 11 pounds of laundry per day. The number approaches 15 pounds for incontinent...
Focus on fundamentals.(long term care industry finance management)
November 1, 2001... Don't wait until next year to put this strategy into use THESE ARE TOUGH TIMES IN OUR INDUSTRY. BUT THERE IS ONE strategy that will stand the test of time--we must focus on fundamentals. Certain long-run fundamentals always seem to apply...
Jan/san catalog.(janitorial and sanitation catalog from Direct Supply)
November 1, 2001... Direct Supply's janitorial and sanitation catalog offers a full line of products to help you keep your residence looking its best.
Filtered vacuum.(Host Liberator ExtractorVAC from Racine Industries)
November 1, 2001... Racine Industries' Host Liberator extractorVAC features a bag-less hopper for soil collection and the choice of using paper or HEPA-type filters.
A clean sweep.(Sparta Omni Sweep broom from Carlisle FoodService Products)
November 1, 2001... The Sparta Omni Sweep from Carlisle FoodService Products has pitched angle synthetic bristles for sweeping on all types of floor surfaces.
Electrostatically charged dusters.(Sparta Lambswool Dusters from Carlisle FoodService Products)
November 1, 2001... Carlisle FoodService Products' Sparta Lambswool Dusters are made to attract lint and dust and are available with handles in two telescopic lengths or 28 inches.
Spot and odor remover.(Enzo-Tek Carpet Spot and Odor Remover from Vaportek)
November 1, 2001... Vaportek's Enzo-Tek Carpet Spot & Odor Remover is a ready-to-use liquid cleaner available in 16 oz. spray bottles.
In-room air purifiers.(from Blueair Inc.)
November 1, 2001... Blueair Inc. expands into the home health care market with a line of air purifiers that includes the Blueair Model 501.
Disinfectant and cleaner.(Control III Elite from Maril Products)
November 1, 2001... Maril Products' Control III Elite is a detergent/disinfectant for environmental surfaces.
A talk with Larry Minnix.(president of the American Association of Homes and Services for the Aging)
November 1, 2001... In January 2001, Larry Minnix became president and CEO of the American Association of Homes and Services for the Aging (AAHSA), which consists of more than 5,600 not-for-profit providers of long term care and seniors housing. Prior to this...