GuideOne Risk Resources for Assisted Living
GuideOne Risk Resources for Health Care
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W. Des Moines, IA 50265-3538
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1-800-688-3628
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Quality Improvement for Assisted Living

E-Newsletter Archive

This FREE quarterly newsletter provides timely information on risk management resources, case studies on what other facilities are doing, and helpful safety tips to implement at your organization.

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2013 Archive

  • May
    Alcohol abuse among tenants; dealing with destructive skin tears; accident investigation checklist; obtaining employee conduct statements

  • February
    "Death of the Buggy Whip Salesman" (on choosing technology); extended care products savings; norovirus fact sheet; tips for preventing hot water from scalding residents

2012 Archive

  • November
    Responding to challenging behaviors in dementia (part 2); lab-based intercept substance abuse testing; when residents attack residents; free online palliative care guide for families; the value of family council meetings

  • August
    Responding to challenging behaviors in dementia (part 1); scabies outbreaks in institutional settings; be careful about what your assisted living facility offers; sprinkler systems; the value of specifying occupancy criteria in admission agreements and marketing materials

  • May 2012
    The problem with occupancy in and transfer out evaluations; steps to consider when purchasing an automated external defibrillator; dealing with depression in an Assisted Living Facility; documentation checklist; handling narcotics

  • February
    Minimizing legal risk of social media and technology; responding to a fallen tenant; preparing for motorized conveyances at your facility; addressing the dangers of herbal remedies

 

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Associate Business Member of the American Health Care Association and The National Center for Assisted Living Partners in Long Term Care

Associate Member of the American Health Care Association, American Association for Long Term Care Nursing, and the North Dakota Long Term Care Association

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Associate Business Member of AHCA/NCAL Partners in Long Term Care

American Health Care Association for Long Term Care

American Association for Long-Term Care Nursing

North Dakota Long Term Care Association

 
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