"The Senior Care Resource Network"

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  • Angela O'Bannon, LVN
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  • Robert C. Hankinson
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  • Drew Barnes R.N.,M.S.
  • Karen Bryan BS, RN, UM, QC, DON



Disenchantment among LTC leaders--and its toll on quality.

This piece was not written by me but I can certainly empathize with the content.

Every day and every night, 17,000 nursing home administrators (NHAs) around the nation bear the awesome responsibility of ensuring quality of life for 1.1 million of our elders. As leaders, they guide and mentor 650,000 CNAs, 300,000 RNs… Continue

Posted on July 2, 2010 at 12:30pm

Beeglue fights MRSA!!!!!?!

Beeglue could play a crucial role in the fight against MRSA. University of Strathclyde in Glasgow, Scotland researchers have discovered that beeglue - the sticky substance found in beehives - could have natural antibacterial properties that are effective against MRSA. Beeglue has been used as a folk remedy for several ailments and is also known as propolis.

Hospital acquired MRSA has now spread to communities. Vancomycin is the usual treatment that carries serious side effects and… Continue

Posted on June 30, 2010 at 10:43am — 1 Comment

Release of Liability for Drivers

Release of Liability for Drivers…


Posted on June 29, 2010 at 10:49am

Top Reasons Why Most Nursing Homes Develop Inhouse Acquired Pressure Ulcers and Why We Should Feel ashamed when it happens

Do you know what one of the most often used arguments in lawsuits against nursing homes is? “The facility allowed the patient to develop avoidable bedsores…” As Nursing Home Professionals, it is our job to ensure that our residents do not develop any bedsores / pressure areas in our facility. But, it happens in every nursing out there at one point or another.

I can’t tell you how many facilities I’ve entered that did not know the first thing about preventive skin care. A recent facility I… Continue

Posted on June 23, 2010 at 5:09pm — 3 Comments

Comment Wall (3 comments)

At 8:35pm on June 17, 2010, Tony Perry said…
Welcome to!

Your presence brings us closer to realizing our vision of a vibrant community of professionals dedicated to senior care. Please give me your thoughts on the site and any ideas on content that you would find valuable, and let me know if Executive Search Solutions can assist in your career development.
At 1:37pm on July 7, 2010, Robert C. Hankinson said…
Hey Mark, thanks for the friends invite. I see your from Texas. I currently live in Missouri City, TX south of Houston.
At 7:57pm on July 7, 2010, Robert C. Hankinson said…
What part of Texas is that? I'm pretty new here. I worked for The Hillhaven Corporation until Vencor/Kindred purchased us back in 1996. I left LTC in 2000 and worked on the hospital side for the last 10 years. Trying to get back into LTC now. Boy Texas get's hot... :)

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