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Understanding the Perspective of the Resident

In the senior healthcare world, it is crucial to understand the perspective of the resident (or patient). Once a care provider understands the world and experiences of the resident, they can help improve their quality of life. Care providers can strive to understand...

Increasing Occupancy in the Wake of the Pandemic

As the COVID-19 vaccine is more widely available, there has been a "nearly 99 percent decline in new COVID-19 cases among nursing home residents." Seniors and healthcare workers were among the first groups to get vaccinated, and because of this, the clinical crisis is...

The Importance of Culture in Health Care Facilities

Through the last year and a half, as we have fought through Covid-19, the importance of having a positive company culture has been driven home at nursing homes and assisted living facilities. Through the pandemic, areas of "company culture" that needed improvement...

The Importance of Staying Active in Senior Care Facilities

The demographic and background of the seniors currently residing in post-acute and long-term care facilities are vastly important in providing customized and individualized care. The majority of residents and patients in these facilities are of the baby boomer...

The COVID-19 Strain on Seniors

Most everyone is suffering from COVID-19 fatigue these days. The Corona Virus has been rampant in the United States since March and, as a result, most areas have been in some form of quarantine and/or lockdown. This has been difficult for everyone, but, with the...

Rethinking Facility Safety, Technology, and Social Wellness

The world has been turned upside-down this year. Long-term health care facilities and short-term rehabilitation facilities have had to change almost every policy, plan, structure, and rule. Among these changes, there have been difficult new policies, like the...

The Brookside Story – July 2020 Publication

The Brookside Story A Publication of Brookside Inn Skilled Nursing & Rehab Facility July 2020 Outdoor Visitation Begins At Brookside Inn Dear Brookside Inn Residents, Family, Friends and Partners, While COVID-19 risks are still present for all of us, especially...

The Brookside Story – June 2020 Newsletter

The Brookside Story A Publication of Brookside Inn Skilled Nursing & Rehab Facility COVID-FIGHTING SUPERHEROES AT BROOKSIDE INN! Dear Brookside Inn Residents, Family, Friends and Partners, We all thought we knew our Brookside Inn team, but we were wrong! It seems...

Successful 2020 Activities

Covid-19 came to the United States in mid-February. Most states went into some form of lockdown around mid-March. Reports of the new, unknown virus were saying that seniors were among the most at risk. The concern for facilities was three-fold. Residents and patients...

The Brookside Inn Story – May 2020 Newsletter

The Brookside Inn Story A Publication of Brookside Inn Skilled Nursing & Rehab Facility Brookside Inn: Coping with Isolation Issues Dear Brookside Inn Residents, Family, Friends and Partners, All skilled nursing facilities in Colorado received an executive order...