Tag: Life Safety

Understanding Legionella Risk and Water Management Programs in Senior Living

Legionnaires’ disease is on the rise in the United States, including in Senior Living buildings. Legionnaires’ disease is a serious type of pneumonia caused by Legionella bacteria, which live in water. An inadequately maintained water system in a building could provide an environment more conducive to bacterial growth, potentially putting residents and staff at risk.

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Are Alarms Considered Restraints under F604?

If you’re wondering how the implementation of Phase II of the Requirements of Participation in late November 2017 affects you and your residents, you’re not alone. Many Long Term Care providers are concerned about how the definition of a restraint applies to numerous products in their communities, specifically in reference to F604; 483.10 (e)(1).

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