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Telemedicine in Skilled Nursing is not the Future, it’s the Now

“Indeed, telemedicine is expanding across the country, changing from something providers and patients consider cool to something they consider essential.” (Source: Modern Healthcare) Facilities committed to the delivery of quality care are using virtual physician-supported services to bring care to patients at their bedsides in real time, after hours and on weekends when staff physicians … Continued

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» Fall Prevention, News

Take Four Steps to Help Prevent Falls and Improve Quality of Care and Patient Safety

More than 1/3 of people over the age of 65 fall each year* Common causes and risk factors for falls include eyesight, hearing, reflexes, medical conditions, medicines, and safety hazards* 1 out of 5 falls causes a serious injury (e.g., broken bones, head injury)** Each Year, 3 million older adults are treated in emergency departments … Continued

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» Emergency Preparedness, News

Proactive Preparedness Plan: Do You Have What You Need?

Flooding, power outage, severe weather—your residents are counting on you to be prepared. Wherever your senior living community is located—The South, West, East, or Midwest—preparing for natural disasters is an organizational must. Summer brings the threat of tornadoes and hurricanes. Fires and earthquakes can happen at any time. The threat of blizzards is a few … Continued

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» News, Press Release, Technology

Care Purchasing Services (CPS) partners with Rendever to bring Virtual Reality (VR) to Senior Living Communities

Senior living communities using Rendever’s platform have shown a 40% increase in resident happiness CPS, the leading national group purchasing organization dedicated to the senior living market, announces an agreement with Rendever to provide its full virtual reality (VR) platform to CPS members. Specifically designed for the 65+ population, Rendever’s platform lets residents explore the … Continued

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» News, Technology

Touchtown Enhances the Quality of Life for Seniors and Their Families

There are always new ways to do things – communicate, evaluate, measure, and react. In Senior Living, none of these are easy: distant families trying to communicate with their loved ones, medical professionals trying to keep informed on the health of their patients, and staff trying to spend more time one-on-one with their residents. Care Purchasing Services … Continued

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» Medical Equipment, News

Lift Residents Safely and Comfortably from the Floor in Minutes with Raizer® Lifting Chair

Care Purchasing Services (CPS) vendor partner Medline has an innovative product that allows one person to assist a resident up from the floor safely and comfortably in minutes.   Raizer is easy to assemble. Components are placed around the fallen person, with little disruption, and locked into position. One assistant can easily perform the lift … Continued

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» Events, News

Visit CPS at InterFace Seniors Housing Midwest | June 6–7 | Chicago

Focusing on the state of seniors housing investment, development and operations across markets in the Midwest, InterFace Seniors Housing Midwest brings together the leading owners, operators, investors, and developers active in the region. Network with senior housing professionals and learn how Care Purchasing Services (CPS) can help you add value to your community and achieve … Continued

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» News

FLORIDA SKILLED NURSING COMMUNITIES: Ensure you are in compliance with State Regulation 59A-4.1265

  Effective June 1, 2018, all Florida nursing homes were required to implement a detailed nursing home emergency power plan. For providers who filed an extension up to January 1, 2019, time is critical for you to start preparing. Care Purchasing Services is partnering with Titan Energy to bring you into compliance with two turnkey … Continued

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» Events, News

CPS at the Argentum Senior Living Executive Conference – Booth 423

The senior living industry is constantly changing. As an ambassador for senior care, you are focused on the individual needs of your communities, and providing more value to your seniors is top priority. Care Purchasing Services (CPS) is the leading national group purchasing organization dedicated to connecting senior living communities to hundreds of carefully vetted … Continued

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