My Biography
Sharon R. Murphy has worked as a licensed nursing home administrator/executive director for over twenty-two years. During her career she has been employed by a number of different companies ranging from medium-sized organizations to a large national corporation.

A well-respected member of the industry, Murphy is versed in all areas of operations required in directing a nursing home. In addition to being an Executive Director of one home, she has held the position of Regional Vice President overseeing the functions of four other homes. Her homes have been recognized as award winning.

Murphy has published in a magazine for the elderly, been interviewed by the media, and has been quoted on television and in the newspaper. She is an active member of Toastmasters International and has spoken on this topic to various groups.

She is a graduate of The University of Connecticut and a longstanding member of The American College of Healthcare Administrators. She is currently licensed in three states.

Ms. Murphy is available for individual consultation and speaking engagements tailored to your special requests.  Topics include:

   Assessment of your specific care needs
   Determining care at the nursing home
   Assessment of your long term care requirements
   Navigating nursing home regulations
   Advocacy for nursing home residents
   Family options for elder care

 
     
  Nursing Home Confidential can be used as a practical guidebook to assist the reader in navigating the often difficult process of placing a loved one.
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  Sharon Murphy talks about her new book Nursing Home Confidential and how to navigate the nursing home industry (Jan. 7, 2010).
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