Six Strategies for Combatting Social Isolation in the Elderly

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Social isolation is something that communities across the world are attempting to combat through senior programming and resources. As people age, their loved ones pass away and health conditions arise that can lead to various social and physical barriers. While this is a natural part of ageing, it often leaves older adults lacking social support…

Alexa for Seniors: A Dementia-Friendly Tool

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Households across the world have been adopting Amazon’s Echo (aka Alexa) into their homes. However, Alexa has proved herself useful enough that this trend is extending beyond the single household. Since the Amazon Echo became HIPAA-compliant earlier this year, using Alexa for seniors has become more popular in elderly care communities. This is arguably a…

Communicating With Resident Families: 3 Tips for Setting Expectations

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So, you’ve implemented a new EHR software or care management app in your senior living community that is designed to enhance communication and build trust with residents’ family members. We know that involving families and evidencing resident engagement can increase return on investment. However, failing to set clear expectations with residents and their loved ones…

Switch to Electronic Care Planning and Watch Productivity Increase

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Switching from a paper-based system to electronic care planning is a significant transition for an assisted living or nursing home community. In addition to financial investment, Senior Living management must consider the time it will take to train care staff and convert records. Anyone who works in a senior care community knows that accomplishing their…

A KLOE Guide: Improve Your CQC Rating With StoriiCare

Every care provider wants to achieve an ‘Overall Good’, let alone ‘Outstanding’ rating from the CQC. It’s no secret that the care sector is facing difficult times, struggling to retain workers and keep care homes open. While it can be a challenge to maintain high KLOE standards when resources are stretched thin, it is absolutely…

The ROI of Evidencing Resident Engagement

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‘The ROI of Evidencing Resident Engagement’ is part of a series on how to increase your ROI with StoriiCare. StoriiCare is a care coordination and activities recording software for senior care providers. Click here to see the other articles on how to use StoriiCare to its fullest potential. Build Trust With Families By showing friends and relatives…