Members of the American Health Care Association and National Center for Assisted Living (AHCA/NCAL) have elected their leaders for the upcoming year. Several board members were re-elected, but there will be some new faces at the table.
The nation’s largest long-term care provider is expanding the continuum of care to offer a transitional space for residents with mild dementia who need more than assisted living but aren’t ready for memory care.
New research has found a majority of assisted living facilities lack formal policies for managing sexual behavior among residents. That means residents rights’ can be restricted by administrators and staff who are weighing concerns on an individual basis.
State health officials have suspended an assisted living facility’s operating license for two of its buildings. The facility has received dozens of deficiencies and reports of two resident falls in the last six months.