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With private rooms ‘nonnegotiable’ moving forward, time to renovate nursing homes is now

March 8, 2021 In The News 5 min read

Skilled Nursing News analyzes the insights provided in Plante Moran’s “Thrive amid uncertainty: How SNFs can emerge strong” report. Read their thoughts on how nursing homes can prepare now to move forward post-pandemic.

Nurse pushing an elderly man in a wheelchair through a hallway.While the permanent effects of the COVID-19 pandemic on skilled nursing facilities (SNFs) is still unclear, it’s become evident that private rooms, enhanced infection control, and new safety protocols will become nonnegotiable in facilities. Building new long-term care inventory may not be affordable or practical for all operators, but for many SNFs, there’s an opportunity to repurpose their existing structures. Plante Moran’s SNF report makes strategic recommendations for creating capacity for growth in the future.

Skilled Nursing News discusses the state of nursing home infrastructure, the growing demand for privacy in SNFs, and Plante Moran’s report on how facilities can prepare today to emerge stronger post-pandemic.

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