Senior Housing: Three Discussion Tips to Help Families Prepare for Move-In

Senior Housing: Three Discussion Tips to Help Families Prepare for Move-In

Transitioning a loved one to senior housing is a difficult time for families. To ease anxiety and help make a new resident feel immediately comfortable — physically and emotionally — the direct-care team should meet with a new resident’s family before move-in. It is the perfect opportunity to get to know the resident, explain how …

How To Design a Safe Living Space in Senior Housing

How To Design a Safe Living Space in Senior Housing

Falls are particularly common in senior housing communities, where many of the residents can no longer independently perform activities of daily living. While falls will always be a challenge, communities have a great opportunity to prevent falls by focusing on room design, which plays a large role in the safety and well-being of residents. Since …

Erin Berry, Director of Interior Design, joins SafelyYou for our April National Fall Huddle

Resident Room Design for Fall Prevention: Tips for Move-In to Environmental Sweeps and Beyond

Register now for our April National Fall Huddle webinar, Resident Room Design for Fall Prevention: Tips for Move-In to Environmental Sweeps and Beyond on Wednesday, April 21st at 10:00 am PT / 1:00 pm ET. Fall prevention starts even before a resident moves into a senior living community. Families often have the best intentions when selecting favorite furniture and items to …

Jui Lui with Belmont Village is our Latest Fall Champion Hero

Jui Lui with Belmont Village is our latest Fall Champion Hero

Join us in congratulating Jui Lui, Personal Assistant Liaison at Belmont Village Senior Living – West University in Houston, TX. Jui is our latest Fall Champion Hero, announced during yesterday’s national Fall Huddle webinar. Kelli Roe nominated Jui because of her detailed attention to all residents and their care needs. She added, “Jui is quick …

Leverage SafelyYou’s Toolbox to Conduct a Consistent and Effective Resident-Rounding Program

Leverage SafelyYou’s Toolbox to Conduct a Consistent and Effective Resident-Rounding Program

A purposeful rounding program is a great way to check in on residents, assess their needs and create that personalized touch in senior housing and memory care communities. We discussed how a rounding program can positively impact residents, direct-care workers and operators in a recent whitepaper and now we want to get tactical and highlight …

Boost Staff Satisfaction and Morale and Reduce Falls with Person-Centered Care

Improve Your Fall Prevention Program

In a recent whitepaper, we highlighted the advantages of implementing a resident-rounding program in senior housing and memory care communities. From improving resident satisfaction and boosting staff morale to bolstering a fall prevention program, the benefits are numerous. Let’s now dig deeper into the person-centered care aspect of resident rounding and explore how it can …

Registration Open for the March 2021 National Fall Huddle Webinar!

March Webinar

Are you making the most out of your regular resident wellness checks? While mandatory and commonplace in hospitals and skilled nursing facilities, staff rounding in assisted living does not share the same requirements, which has led to a limitation of resources to effectively implement. These regular resident checkins are optimal times to ensure not only resident comfort, …

Resident Rounding Decreases Staff Turnover, Reduces Falls and Leads to Increased Occupancy Rates in Senior Housing

Resident Rounding Decreases Staff Turnover, Reduces Falls and Leads to Increased Occupancy Rates in Senior Housing

Senior housing occupancy rates are at an all-time low, falling by nearly 7% to 80.7% due to the COVID-19 pandemic in 2020 according to GlobeSt.com. Communities must find ways to keep the residents they have and not lose them to competitors while ramping up referrals to attract new move-ins.  One way to achieve this go …

Fall Champions Provide Specialized Care to Ensure Safety of Memory Care Residents

Fall Champions

Caring for adults living with Alzheimer’s or dementia can be very complex and requires a deep sense of understanding and patience. Direct-care staff must assist with activities of daily living and provide a safe environment for memory care residents, who are often confused and prone to falling.   Since this type of individualized care entails extensive …

Empower Direct-Care Staff and Reduce Turnover with Fall Prevention Training Designed for Memory Care

Empower Direct-Care Staff and Reduce Turnover with Fall Prevention Training Designed for Memory Care

As Alzheimer’s and dementia progress, keeping residents from falling becomes increasingly difficult. An effective fall prevention program to keep memory care residents safe is crucial, but it is challenging to develop and requires comprehensive training tailored to individuals and their needs. Senior housing communities may question the cost and type of impact this type of …