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We Make Product Selection More Manageable

By Tiffany Fenner | April 25, 2023

Every product buyer wants to be able to choose from many options. But facing numerous choices without the proper guidance to navigate them can prove as frustrating as having no alternatives at all. So as we at Furniture Concepts continue to diversify our product lines to meet our clients’ varying needs, we pledge to remain…

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Working Together to Help You Meet Compliance Standards

By Tiffany Fenner | March 2, 2023

Identifying the best design choices for your facility will help you meet the multiple demands placed on today’s care providers. Purchasers need to know how their decisions will affect compliance with government requirements as well as standards for accreditation. We at Furniture Concepts are poised to help our customers meet the diversity of requirements they…

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How To Prolong The Life of Group Home Furniture Fabric

By Al Harlow | February 23, 2023

Keeping the fabric of your group home furniture looking new and pristine doesn’t have to be difficult! With these five simple yet powerful tips, you can maintain and preserve the integrity of your fabric and ensure they look just as good as when they were first bought. Avoid Excessive Exposure to Sunlight and Heat Sunlight…

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Our Redesigned Bunk Bed Sets the Bar on Safety

By Tiffany Fenner | December 19, 2022

In all service organizations, both within and outside of health care, safety remains the foundation of all efforts to ensure a high-quality customer experience. Without a safe environment, no other improvements will matter. And without reliable data to drive the improvement, you’re leaving your best quality-control efforts to chance. We at Furniture Concepts set out…

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Care Settings Prove Essential to Patient Engagement

By Tiffany Fenner | November 9, 2022

The term “patient engagement” attained buzzword status in the healthcare field some time ago. These days, companies tout technology as the main vehicle for keeping patients engaged, both within and outside a treatment facility. Care providers have email boxes inundated with vendor pitches to prove it. But the setting of care remains as important a…

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Compassionate Care Requires Careful Choice of Words

By Tiffany Fenner | August 29, 2022

Compassionate Care Requires Careful Choice of Words Words matter, and nowhere is this more true than in the treatment of mental health and substance use disorders. Calls have grown stronger for eliminating the use of terms that can discourage people in need from pursuing treatment. We at Furniture Concepts pledge to avoid the use of…

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Deliver the Right Message to Your Visitors

By Tiffany Fenner | July 8, 2022

Over the past two years, many patient care sites strengthened their visitation policies out of necessity, taking care to protect residents from virus exposure. Most of these policies remain in place, making it easier to check in visitors and to monitor their whereabouts. But are facilities also paying attention to the other signals they might…

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In Uncertain Times, Rely on Our Unwavering Commitment

By Tiffany Fenner | June 10, 2022

With new reports every day about the state of the economy and what the future holds, these are uncertain times for those who write and manage organizations’ budgets. Flexibility stands to be as important as ever in the months ahead. As we at Furniture Concepts see our customers grappling with rising costs, we must show…

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Efficient Design Creates an Attractive Workplace

By Tiffany Fenner | May 11, 2022

Long before “The Great Resignation” became part of our national lingo, healthcare organizations were struggling to attract and retain a high-quality workforce. According to a 2020 report from Nursing Solutions, Inc., the typical health facility saw a staggering turnover of nearly 90% of its staff between 2015 and 2019. There is no sign that this…

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Residential Spaces Can Convey a Sense of Community

By Karyl Walker | April 11, 2022

Patients in recovery from illness value the feeling of belonging to a community with shared experiences. The importance of community has driven many recent trends in healthcare, including the emergence of peer support as an essential component of many health disciplines. We at Furniture Concepts have these same ideas in mind when designing living spaces…

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