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Long Term Care/Skilled Nursing

Every person has a story to tell, and knowing the story helps staff care deeply.  LifeBio is a natural way to onboard new residents within your community.

Family’s expectations are high, and they expect your community to be like family to them and their loved one.  Developing relationships between staff and the residents is pivotal to a positive experience. Research finds that participation in LifeBio increases happiness and satisfaction with life, which is vital to your overall wellness program. In a competitive marketplace, LifeBio shows prospective families and residents your community’s deeper commitment to person-centered care. 

CMS regulations related to LifeBio: 

  • Person-Centered Care – 483.5 – Enhance quality of life and recognize individuality.  
  • Comprehensive Person-Centered Care Planning – 483.21 (F636, F656) – Know strengths, goals, life history, and preferences.  Attain or maintain the resident’s highest practicable physical, mental, and psychosocial wellbeing.
  • Life Enrichment/Activities – 483.24 (F679) – Know interests, hobbies, and cultural preferences. Create opportunities for each resident to have a meaningful life by supporting domains of wellbeing. 
  • Behavioral Health/Dementia Care – 483.40 & 483.24 (F679) – Individualized care plans must be developed based on resident’s previous lifestyle and reduce boredom, loneliness, and frustration. Knowing the person’s history is key.

In communities offering memory care, knowing the person’s background and preferences defuses difficult situations and lessens boredom and anxiety.  What is the person’s history and what activities will be both individualized and meaningful?  LifeBio helps understand the person’s communication patterns and ensures that direct care staff know the best approaches for relating to the resident and their care.  Care planning requires the life history and information on preferences and goals so LifeBio supports these requirements. During phone interviews, family members provide key biographical information to help your community deliver the best quality service for their loved ones with Alzheimer’s Disease or other forms of dementia. 

What’s Included:

  • LifeBio Getting Started Box and Getting Started Training for staff
  • Website & app access to build and store residents’ online biographies
  • LifeBio’s journals with life story questions
  • LifeBio’s staff leads LifeBio Connect interviewing training for volunteers, family, and staff
  • LifeBio’s staff conducts Phone Interviews with family members of residents with dementia
  • LifeBio’s staff builds Life Story Books, Snapshot summaries, and Action Plans (for care planning)
  • Engagement materials, including Story Cards and MemoryBio, for memory care