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Basic American Resident Rooms — It’s the Law, but It’s Our Joy Too!

A resident room in an extended care facility must contain a bed, an overbed table, a chair, a wardrobe (somewhere to hang clothes), and a nightstand. Of course, we follow this federal law in our extended care projects; however it is our absolute joy to do so! We love our customers and their residents, and we want to provide rooms

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Virtual Showroom Visits Are Still A Great Idea! Please Join Us!

In coping with the travel and safety concerns brought on by the pandemic, we began offering virtual showroom visits to our customers – with a great, positive response from those who have taken advantage of this new way to visit our beautiful 10,000-foot showroom. As travel restrictions ease, and we move into a post-pandemic world, virtual showroom visits are still

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Total Design Team: Basic American Extended Care Beds Support Patient Welfare

What do you think when you hear the word design? Do you think of a beautiful space? A well-placed room layout? When you work with our Total Design Team you not only get a beautiful design, you get an up-to-date design planned with wellness in mind. Our designers have extensive experience designing a project with the unique safety requirements of

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Total Design Team from Basic American Introduces Separation Curtains

What do you think when you hear the word design? Do you think of a beautiful space? A well-placed room layout? When you work with our Total Design Team you not only get a beautiful design, you get an up-to-date design planned with wellness in mind. Our designers have extensive experience designing a project with the unique safety requirements of

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May 10-16: National Skilled Nursing Care Week — Sharing Their Wisdom in Time of Coronavirus

“Sharing Our Wisdom” is the 2020 theme for National Skilled Nursing Care Center Week¹. Given the current pandemic and the danger it poses to seniors, there is an even greater reason this year to share information and wisdom. By now, most centers should have procedures in place as the coronavirus pandemic continues to be a threat to seniors and others

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Senior Living: How to Make your Resident’s Room Feel Like Home

Resident rooms in the Senior Living industry can easily become too “clinical”. With codes and regulations to comply with, it takes a creative mind to give that resident a room that feels warm and inviting. As designers, it is our job to put ourselves in the resident’s shoes and put together rooms that can turn the clinical atmosphere into a

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Basic American Medical Products — Just Part of the Family

Most people think of extended care beds such as Zenith and Matrix when they hear Basic American Medical Products®. Manufacturer of the last domestically-produced long term care bed, Basic American has come to stand for quality American-made products at an affordable price. However, there is more to their product offering than just beds. GF Health Products, Inc. (“Graham-Field”) is proud

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Fancy Furnishings: 5 Things to Consider in Choosing Senior Living Furniture

Careful thought and planning go into making your senior residents feel comfortable in your extended care facility. Your residents want to feel good in their home away from home. Here are a few things to consider to help senior residents feel more at ease in your care setting.  A key objective of designing senior living space is to make the environment feel residential. But you can’t

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Need A Lift? Put Safety First in Your Extended Care Setting

Need A Lift? Most days, you probably do if you work in an extended care facility or assisted living environment, especially if you are helping people with mobility issues to transfer or perform other motions. If that’s the case, you do need a lift, so  you don’t hurt them or yourself. According to the US Department of Labor, one major source of

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