CCG Congratulates Clients for Largest Providers Recognition

Media Contact: Constance Sablan 480‐471‐6761 CCG Congratulates Clients for Largest Providers Recognition WILDOMAR, Calif. (May 25, 2010) – Care and Compliance Group is proud to congratulate our clients who have been recognized on the Assisted Living Executive magazine annual list of the largest senior living providers. The 2011 edition of the list tracks the …

Do You Know Your Click-Through-Rate?

Potential residents and their family members increasingly use the Internet–and tools such as Google–to help them locate assisted living communities.  Understanding Click-Through-Rate (CTR), which tracks the number of clicks to your website from search engine results pages, is an important part of your online marketing strategy.

The “Brown Bag” Medication Review

Assisted living and residential care residents often move into a community directly from their home.  While living at home many of our residents managed their own medications or received minimal assistance from a family member.  Over the years the volume of medications in their possession can quickly build up as residents saw multiple physicians, purchased …

Understanding C. Diff

As acuity continues to rise in assisted living and residential care, providers increasingly find themselves faced with managing diseases and conditions that in the past were more commonly associated with skilled nursing facilities. One example of this is Clostridium Difficile, better know as C. Diff. This week’s Tuesday Tip will provide you with some basic …

When to Centrally Store Medications

Medication management is an important part of the services offered by assisted living and residential care providers.  When you and your staff are overseeing resident’s medications, the security and storage of the drugs is one of your greatest concerns.  Our clients often ask how to determine the need for central storage, and who may make …

Your Legal Duty – Reporting Elder and Dependent Adult Abuse

This week’s tip comes from a California Assisted Living Association update regarding the Department of Justice elder abuse video titled “Your Legal Duty”.

Caring for Residents with Multiple Sclerosis

Multiple sclerosis (MS) is a chronic, often disabling disease that attacks the central nervous system that affects an estimated 400,000 Americans.  As an increasing number of young and middle-aged persons with disabilities turn to assisted living and residential care for services, the demand to care for persons with MS becomes more common.

The Class Act

As you know, there was a lot of controversy surrounding the passage of healthcare reform earlier this year.  Lost in all the shouting were some of the important details of the law and how it might impact assisted living and residential care.  One component of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act that has the …

Understanding Urinary Incontinence

Urinary incontinence is a challenge for many assisted living and residential care residents, but not all cases of urinary incontinence have the same cause and recommended treatment.  It is important that your care staff understand the different types of urinary incontinence and how to best intervene.

Monitoring for Medication Side Effects

Over 80% of assisted living residents require assistance with medications.  In addition to ensuring safe handling of medications and timely administration, it is also critical to monitor for side effects–which our residents are particularly susceptible to.