Ways for RCFE Staff to Communicate with Family Members

Those that work at Residential Care Facilities for the Elderly (RCFEs), or other assisted living facilities, often find themselves speaking with resident family members to varying degrees. Just as it is important to communicate clearly and appropriately with residents to help ensure they have the best experience possible, the same applies to interacting with those…

Memory Matters: Promoting Senior Wellness at Your RCFE

As someone who owns or operates a Residential Care Facility for the Elderly (RCFE), you understand the importance of supporting all aspects of your residents’ wellness. Memory and other aspects of cognitive functioning are of particular significance, as many individuals that move into assisted living facilities have deficits in this area. The more you and…

Best Hiring Practices for Your RCFE

When it comes to opening up a Residential Care Facility for the Elderly (RCFE), there are a lot of moving parts to handle and many important considerations to take into account. One of the most critical aspects involves hiring. In many ways, an RCFE is only as good as the staff that makes it run.…

Essential Tips for Running an Acclaimed RCFE

Essential Tips for Running an Acclaimed RCFE

If you own or operate a Residential Care Facility for the Elderly (RCFE), you understand all too well that there is often intense competition to contend with. With each facility vying to add new elderly residents, it is perhaps more important than ever to stand out from the crowd. One way to help entice prospective…

Ways to Assist Depressed Seniors at Your RCFE

Depression is a serious mental health problem that affects individuals of all ages, including the elderly. As depression can have a detrimental impact on one’s mental, emotional, and physical well-being, it is vital to address it as best as possible and in a timely manner. If you own or operate a Residential Care Facility for…

How RCFEs Benefit Families

When it comes to Residential Care Facilities for the Elderly (RCFEs), the focus is often on the benefits that such places can provide to those that live at them. If you are considering moving your elderly loved one into an RCFE, you should know that such arrangements can benefit the families as well. Drawing on…

Don’t Panic: What to do when a Workers Compensation Claim is Made at Your RCFE

As with other businesses in the State of California, Residential Care Facilities for the Elderly (RCFEs) are mandated to have workers compensation insurance. These important policies are put in place to help safeguard employee health and overall well-being in situations where they sustain injury or fall ill while performing facility duties. They usually enable employees…