How Staff Scheduling Can Influence Your Community

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Establishing routines in your community can have substantial impacts on both staff and residents. In this post, we’ll be looking at consistent assignment, when staff members routinely care for the same residents (in 80% of their shifts), and how this can create lasting benefits in your community. Consistent assignment can have profound impacts on staff retention, resident engagement and satisfaction, referrals, overhead reduction, and more. Let’s take a look.

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Right at Home® of Central Ohio Partners with TSOLife

Right at Home® of Central Ohio and TSOLife partner to emphasize the importance of life stories in personalized home care.

COLUMBUS, OH (July 29, 2019) – Right at Home® of Central Ohio, a leading in-home care company, today announced is partnering with TSOLife, INC (TSOLife), the legacy preservation company dedicated to preserving the life stories of residents in senior living.

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A TSOLife Recap of FSLA’s Annual Conference

The Florida Senior Living Association (FSLA) Conference wrapped up last Friday and we were lucky enough to be able to attend. As with some of the other conferences we’ve been to, there were elements that were unique, as well as a few things that were consistent from trade show to trade show. In this post we’ll recap some of our takeaways from the FSLA Conference including the Teepa Snow keynote and our CEO’s SilverTalk.

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Staff Turnover and the Effects on Person-Centered Care

One of the biggest problems the senior living space faces at the moment is its incredibly high staff turnover rate. We’re all aware of the monetary costs that accompany a rotating staff door, but how does this affect the depth and breadth of care our staff are able to offer seniors? The Person-Centered Care (PCC) approach that we’re all trying to get on board with is dependent on the relationships between staff and residents. Let’s take a closer look at how staff turnover effects Person-Centered Care.

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SLIF Recap Pt. 2: A Supplier’s Perspective

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The Senior Living Innovation Forum (SLIF) wrapped up a couple of weeks ago. It was an incredible 3 days out in Santa Barbara, California full of social gatherings, educational and informational sessions, and opportunities for collaboration across all fields in the senior living industry. This is part two of our SLIF recap (part one is here) and we’ll be talking a bit about how this conference was different from some of the others we’ve been to.

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Our 8 Takeaways From SLIF 2019

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We just got back from the Senior Living Innovation Forum a few days ago and it was an invigorating experience, to say the least. From dinners and excursions to educational sessions and presentations, we were glad to experience so many different ideas on how we can push the senior living industry forward. This year was our first time at SLIF, so we’ve put together a few things we were able to take away from the conference. 

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Implementing Person-Centered Care into Our Communities

It’s generally accepted in the senior living space that Person-Centered Care (PCC) is an important facet in improving the lives of staff and seniors as well as raising the standards of the industry as a whole. But there are discrepancies between acknowledging the importance of PCC and implementing some of its practices into our communities. In this week’s blog post, we’ll look at how to implement Person-Centered Care into our communities.

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Former REPS CEO, Lance Raab, and Solinity Founder, Joshua Crisp, join TSOLife Board of Directors

(Lance Raab on left, Josh Crisp on right)

TAMPA, FL (June 13, 2019) – TSOLife, INC (TSOLife), the legacy preservation company , has brought on two new board members since the start of 2019. Dedicated to capturing life stories and personalizing care, Lance Raab and Joshua Crisp join an already distinguished board of directors.

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Patient Care vs. Person-Centered Care

Although patient centered care and person centered care both have a resident’s best interests in mind, they do have some differences that set them apart. In this week’s post, we’ll be looking at the differences between patient-centered care and person-centered care including what each means, and some of their key distinctions.

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Your Community’s First Impression

Much like with people, your community’s first impression is crucial to bringing in new residents as well as helping to retain the seniors already in your care. There are quite a few aspects of your community that contribute to what prospects think of your space from small things like a friendly face upon entering, to what amenities your community can offer. In this week’s blog post, we’ll be looking at what factors of your community affect first impressions.

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