What Consistent Methods Can I Use to Market My Adult Foster Care Residence?

Marketing adult foster care can be a challenging task, but there are several effective ways to promote your services and reach potential clients: 1. Develop a website: A website can serve as your online presence and give potential clients a way to learn more about your services. Make sure your website is easy to navigate, […]

You Operate a Small-Scale Assisted Living Program that Serves the Medically Fragile. How Often Should a Tracheostomy Patient be Checked On?

Atracheostomy patient should be checked on frequently, with the frequency of checks based on the patient’s condition and individual needs. Generally, the patient should be checked at least every 4 hours, or more frequently as needed with nurse availability between these hours. Each State’s Nursing Practice Act will likely have guidelines that can be helpful […]

How Can Group Homes Improve Services to Diabetics?

Group homes can improve services to diabetics in a number of ways, including: 1. Providing regular diabetes education and training: Group home staff should receive regular training on diabetes management, including information on blood sugar monitoring, insulin administration, nutrition, and exercise. Residents with diabetes should also receive education and training on managing their diabetes. 2. […]

How Do Assisted Living Providers Determine Their Charges?

The daily rate in assisted living can vary based on several factors, including: 1. Location: The cost of assisted living can vary significantly based on the location of the facility. The cost of living is generally higher in urban areas, which can drive up the cost of assisted living. For example, Bloomfield Hills, Michigan will […]

How CanYou Find Success Operating a Group Home:  Michigan Version

Operating a group home can be both rewarding and profitable. These homes serve the most vulnerable among us, including the mentally ill, those with life-long developmental limitations and those dealing with the fragility of old age and Alzheimer’s disease.  The major advantage is that people not related to one another can live without the feeling […]

Why Rehabilitative Therapists Must be Careful Stepping Outside their Expertise and Assigned Role…

Rehabilitative therapists, such as physical therapists, occupational therapists, and speech therapists, are trained professionals who specialize in helping patients recover from injuries, illnesses, or disabilities. These therapists are trained to assess patients’ conditions and develop treatment plans to help them regain their independence and improve their quality of life. However, rehabilitative therapists must be careful […]

Don’t Destroy Your Business With Your Personality.

About 15 years ago I was in the lobby of one of SE Michigan’s Community Mental Health Agencies.  Two, (2) of its executives were discussing what they had just viewed in the parking lot.  This was to be a meeting of adult foster care providers and these two, (2) gentlemen were bothered by how many […]

How Should a Medical Office Be Cleaned?

Cleaning a medical office is an important task to maintain a safe and healthy environment for patients, staff, and visitors. Here are some guidelines for cleaning a medical office:   1. Use the right cleaning products: Use disinfectant cleaning products that are approved by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) for use in healthcare facilities. Follow […]