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Insights in Seniors Housing & Care

COVID-19  |  Ideas and Discussion  |  NIC Fall Conference  |  Seniors Housing

Designing for the Pandemic: A Look at Seniors Housing Design Principles

By: Ryan Brooks  |  October 05, 2020

The COVID-19 pandemic has created design challenges for the seniors housing and care sector that need to be articulated, addressed and navigated. Achieving the right balance between social connectivity and coronavirus exposure has now become one of the key trials facing seniors housing operators.

COVID-19  |  Seniors Housing  |  Skilled Nursing  |  Workforce

Staff Mental Fatigue and Burnout: The Hidden Toll of COVID-19

By: Ryan Brooks  |  August 26, 2020

A recent study from North Carolina State University and Georgia Tech found that healthcare workers in the United States are struggling with significant mental-health challenges during the COVID-19 pandemic, including depression, anxiety, and insomnia. While all healthcare workers are at risk, one key feature of caregivers in a seniors housing and care setting is that many of these caregivers have spent months, if not years, developing relationships with the residents they serve and their families. This means the emotional toll experienced by these staff may be that much more overwhelming.

COVID-19  |  Executive Survey Insights

Executive Survey Insights: COVID-19 |  Wave 2, Data Collected 7/6/2020 – 7/19/2020

By: Ryan Brooks  |  July 23, 2020

A NIC report to provide insight into COVID-19 among current residents and to more clearly understand existing conditions by care setting. NIC’s monthly Executive Survey Insights: COVID-19 of seniors housing and skilled nursing operators is designed to bring awareness to the operators, their capital providers and business partners, and the general public, on the current COVID-19 penetration rates by care segment.

COVID-19  |  Executive Survey Insights  |  Seniors Housing  |  Skilled Nursing

Executive Survey Insights:  COVID-19 | Wave 1, Weeks Ending June 21, 2020

By: Ryan Brooks  |  June 26, 2020

A NIC report to provide insight into COVID-19 among current residents and to more clearly understand existing conditions by care setting.

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