How to Address Conflicts Between RCFE Residents

As someone who owns and/or operates a Residential Care Facility for the Elderly (RCFE), you are well aware of the many challenges that are involved. Among the most difficult aspects of managing an RCFE is properly addressing and resolving conflicts that arise between the residents themselves. As with any environment where there are many people…

Helping Your Residents with the Holiday Blues

While the holiday season is considered by many to be a time for joy and celebration, it can be a difficult time for RCFE residents, especially if they feel isolated or distant from family and friends. As RCFE owners and managers understand the importance of providing a supportive environment year round, it’s critical that they…

Ways to Reduce Costs at Your RCFE

If you own or operate a Residential Care Facility for the Elderly (RCFE), you know that running the facility can be a very expensive proposition. Ideally, you’d want to have everything appropriately covered while keeping costs as low as possible. Thankfully, there are a number of ways that RCFEs can reduce their overall costs. Some…

Tips to Help Keep Your RCFE Employees Safe

As someone who owns or operates a Residential Care Facility for the Elderly (RCFE), you understand that it is critical to do all you possibly can to keep both residents and employees safe. Just as there are particular measures designed to keep elderly inhabitants secure, there are specific ways to help protect those responsible for…

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…