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Is This A Healthy Habit?

It is not unusual to hear of myriads of complaints being sent to regulators of smaller assisted living programs.  Many of these programs operate with public funds and help keep those with mental illness and developmental limitations out of the more institutional facilities.  They use structured, regulated community-based care to restore the dignity among many…

Crisis Management Will Destroy You; How to Avoid it…

The business of care requires day-to-day process execution and often tons of documentation.  Much of it is automated – thankfully – however, paper documentation is still a big deal.  The group home, often serving those with mental illness and developmental disability is no exception. For this reason it is not uncommon to hear owners lament…

Operationally, Are We Making the Cut?

The world of the group home is constantly evolving.  This even applies to how they contract for placement of residents.  More and more rules are tightening and newly developed HMO style mental health authorities are cropping up that directly oversee the group home operation.  Gone are the days of Managed Care Provider Networks, (MCPNs) and…

Its Quite Likely No Accident….

Every organization can stand some occasional refinement.  Sometimes those at the top are truly proactive and put systems in place for this periodic automatic refinement automatically.  By so doing, you keep things functioning in a customer friendly and regulatory compliant way.  In other situations, drama and crisis strikes and refinements are forced upon us, making…

So, Its Time for the First Resident..Get Ready…

It applies for all businesses.  At one point we have to serve that first customer.  This can be a nervous time for some.  So many questions abound…and for some so many anxieties crop up. We can manage these anxieties best by being well-prepared. You are right, its just like anything else in life.  Getting ready…

Traumatic Brain Injury Course a Boon for Direct Care Workers

Effective July 1, 2018, a simplified yet highly informative and effective course in traumatic brain injury is available for administrative and direct care staff in group living environments. The main topics are: Traumatic Brain Injury Defined How the Condition is Diagnosed Temporal Lobe Deficits and Cognitive Re-Training in Traumatic Brain Injury Most Popular Causes Common…

In Business: Perspective Guides the Minds of the Mature

Many know that those who pay us for corporate compliance advice and leadership are truly committed to being the best possible operation. Knowing this, an attorney phoned our offices recently to inquire about the savvy approach and professional acumen of a care provider we serve.   We advised that we knew this residential care provider to…

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