We’re proud to introduce Sook Jung, this month’s Fall Champion Hero and a Caregiver in the Garden House at Merrill Gardens Santa Maria. While Sook has only been in her position for a year, she’s already making a huge impact in her community and was called one of the team’s “most important and improved staff members” by Gary King, Garden House Director and Sook’s nominator.
In our January National Fall Huddle we’ll examine ways to improve and advance critical fall management programs while faced with resource limitations. We’ll explore free tools that help staff be more efficient and effective, both elevating quality of care and easing staff burden. And we’ll review case studies, providing fall prevention best practices you can implement immediately to make an impact in your communities and facilities.
It’s a great pleasure to welcome Regan Clark into the ranks of our Fall Champion Heroes—she’s the amazing member of senior living’s front line care staff we’re recognizing in December. Regan is a Lead Care Partner in The Cottage at Highgate Senior Living in Billings, Montana.
Fueled by $40 million in funding, SafelyYou helps address senior care challenges while advancing fall management
Today, SafelyYou is thrilled to announce the close of a $30 million Series B financing round, led by Omega Healthcare Investors, a real estate investment trust that invests in the long-term healthcare industry. Omega also prepaid $10 million to have SafelyYou installed across its 944 facilities.
We know our partners in the industry need our support, as staffing and budgets continue to be challenges. So, we’ve extended the deadline for applying for a SafelyYou grant, providing more opportunity for skilled nursing facilities and assisted living and memory care communities to get coverage for the cost of implementing SafelyYou’s first-of-its-kind fall management program.
We’re proud to announce November’s Fall Champion Hero, Brenda Rivera, a Lead Med Tech at Brookdale Santa Catalina in Catalina Foothills, Arizona. Brenda has been in her role for over six years, working in both assisted living and memory care, and is the go-to person to help staff review and investigate falls.