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The State of Property Insurance for Residential Care Facilities

By Tangram Insurance Services
February 20, 2024

Property insurance for residential care facilities is a critical safeguard that can help facilities recover from losses, enabling them to continue providing a safe and comfortable home for their residents. Securing suitable coverage and ensuring you have the right terms will protect both your residents and your company. The State of the Property Insurance Market ...

Cultivating Caregiver Wellness at Your Assisted Living Facility

By Tangram Insurance Services
February 06, 2024

Although the caregivers at your residential care facility are paid professionals, they may still experience caregiver burnout. As catering to the needs of others can be physically and emotionally draining, caregiver wellness is critical. Taking care of your employees is a crucial component of your employee retention and risk management strategies. Caregiving Burnout Statistics Research ...

Risk Management Resolutions for Residential Care Facilities

By Tangram Insurance Services
January 23, 2024

2024 has arrived, and the new year is a perfect time to refresh risk management practices. Below is a quick list to help you control exposures, reduce workplace injuries and avoid claims in the coming year. 1. Commit to Comprehensive Documentation Documentation is crucial. It helps you stay on top of potential issues before they ...

6 Ideas to Market Your ARCF in the New Year

By Tangram Insurance Services
January 09, 2024

Adult residential care facilities (ARCFs) suffered declining occupancy rates during the COVID-19 pandemic. According to the National Investment Center, the senior housing occupancy rate has increased to 84.4%, as of the third quarter of 2023, but this is still below the pre-pandemic rate of 87.1%. In 2024, ARCFs will be trying to make a full ...

By Tangram Insurance Services
December 12, 2023

Communication breakdowns can put your residents at risk and expose your facility to liability. When staff members are busy, important information can slip through the cracks. Communication log best practices can ensure things run smoothly at your residential care facility for the elderly (RCFE). Communication Logs Enable Better Care Imagine that a resident with early ...

How to Honor Your Veterans at Your Residential Care Facility

By Tangram Insurance Services
November 28, 2023

The United States celebrated Veterans Day on November 11. While the holiday is a great time to recognize veterans at your residential care facility, it’s certainly not the only time you can honor them. In fact, you many even want to plan veterans-focused festivities quarterly.  How Many of Your Residents Are Veterans?  According to the ...

Do You Have Loss of Business Income Coverage for Your Residential Care Facility?

By Tangram Insurance Services
November 14, 2023

If a disaster or major loss causes severe damage to your property, it may be difficult to provide residents with a safe and comfortable home. Your residents may need temporary housing, and your facility could lose revenue. To protect against this possibility, add business income coverage to your property insurance for residential care facilities. Preparing ...

Hiring Strategies to Reduce Risk in Residential Care

By Tangram Insurance Services
October 31, 2023

Residential care facility leaders can create safety policies and procedures, but team members are responsible for their own actions on a daily basis. If they choose to cut corners – or worse, if they purposefully ignore the rules – your facility may suffer. Careful hiring strategies can protect your facility and its residents. How A ...

Why Your Adult Residential Care Facility Needs Employment Practices Liability Insurance

By Tangram Insurance Services
October 17, 2023

When you think about the possibility of getting sued, you probably assume that allegations will come from residents and their families or visitors. What about employees? If employees are hurt on the job, they file a workers’ compensation claim, but if they feel they’ve been mistreated or discriminated against, they may file an employment practices ...

How Animals Can Be Helpful at Adult Care Facilities

By Tangram Insurance Services
October 03, 2023

The success of an adult care facility boils down to whether residents thrive. In addition to supporting physical health, mental health is of key concern. Activities that involve animals can be particularly beneficial for residents. Seniors Need Support Senior loneliness is a widespread problem. Research published in the Journal of Gerontological Social Work shows that ...