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Why We Voluntary Blue Ribbon Industry Standards: Sunrise Assisted Living Attacked ProPublica Style - Senior Living Industry Information & Commentary:   February 26, 2014 by Steve Moran

Steve's recommended  Gold Standard

He is convinced that ALFA, LeadingAge and AHCA need to convene a blue
ribbon panel of large, medium and small operators to create some
guidelines (maybe even a certification process like The Eden Alternative
has) for assisted living.  It should include things like:

  • Initial training
  • On-going training
  • Staffing ratios
  • Medication guidelines
  • Satisfaction surveys
  • Emergency call response times
<If the> industry are unwilling to do this you can be sure there
will be more lawsuits, more regulations and the whole industry will be