Tag: SNF

Tips for dementia resident care

Caring for residents with dementia can be a difficult task, but taking an interdisciplinary approach while caring for residents can go a long way. The following tips on how to approach dementia care are from Caring for the Dementia Resident by Frosini Rubertino, RN, BSN, C-NE, CDONA/LTC, available for purchase here. Person-centered care. CMS requires […]

Virtual Summit: Post-Acute NOW discusses rebalancing PDPM post-COVID

What will the new normal look like as the pandemic turns a corner? Skilled nursing facilities (SNFs) need to understand how payment was unique during the pandemic and how reimbursement might change moving forward. Understand what your SNF should be prepared for and how to look at the data to determine payment in the future. […]

New Podcast: Proposed FY2022 Payment Rule for SNF

Sponsored by Intelycare and Vocera With us today, in honor of skilled nursing week, is Maureen McCarthy. Maureen is president of Celtic Consulting, LLC, and CEO and founder of Care Transitions, LLP, a care coordination service provider. We chat about the proposed FY 2022 payment rule for SNFs. Post-Acute Advisor · 2022 Proposed Payment Rule […]

In Honor of Skilled Nursing Week

Brought to you by Intelycare and Vocera In honor of Skilled Nursing Week, we’d like to honor our post-acute, SNF and rehab staff with some extra and free content that we hope will be helpful. We know you’ve had a long, hard year and we want to celebrate you! We’ll be releasing something new every […]

SNF occupancy reached record low in December

December 2020 saw the lowest SNF occupancy, 71.7%, since the National Investment Center for Seniors Housing & Care began recording data in 2012. The 71.7% occupancy is a sharp decline compared to the 85% occupancy SNFs saw in February of the same year. Despite the vaccination programs, and lower COVID-positivity rates at SNFs, experts warn […]

Protect your SNF Against Lawsuits

Join attorneys Sean Fahey and Todd Selby as they discuss methods to protect your SNF against lawsuits. Join us on March 15th on an upcoming webinar for a deeper dive on the topic. Register here. Listen on SoundCloud Listen on iTunes Connect Listen on Spotify

SNF residents could receive COVID-19 vaccine by Christmas

Nursing home residents could receive the COVID-19 vaccine as early as Christmas, said Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar on December 13. Azar remarked to CBS’ “Face the Nation,” that nearly all nursing homes in the country have signed up for the federal government’s program to distribute the vaccine. Walgreens expects to receive the […]

Overcoming Staff Challenges During the Pandemic

Stefanie Corbett, owner of Corbett Healthcare Solutions, joins us today to talk about challenges that SNF staff have faced during the pandemic, and ways administrators can support and encourage staff throughout this difficult period. Listen on Soundcloud Listen on Apple Podcasts

SNF Audits After the Pandemic

Expert Maureen McCarthy, president of Celtic Consulting, LLC, and CEO and founder of Care Transitions, LLP, a care coordination service provider, joins us to talk about what SNF audits may look like after the pandemic. Listen on soundcloud Listen on Apple Podcasts

Choosing unemployment over paychecks leads to SNF staffing issues

SNFs across the U.S. are struggling with staffing issues amid the pandemic. Because of both safety concerns and limited access to childcare, some staff members are choosing unemployment over paychecks. The federal government added an additional $600 a week to individual unemployment checks as part of the CARES Act, meaning that some employees actually make […]