Governance might have been easy enough for readers to relate to. But could they really? Easy enough initially perhaps, readers think of this as something related to how they are being governed and told to conduct their affairs. Indeed, in this sentimental sense, they would be partially correct. And indeed still, it is even possible for elected representatives to misconstrue and under-appreciate what is expected of them in terms of the governance risk and compliance agreements they may have become party to.
But may not have signed up or agreed to. This in itself is no show of poor form. It might be an exercise in responsibility in the sense that the administrator, caregiver, community representative, whoever it may be, is acting with caution. Never mind the old adage; he who hesitates, take note of this instead. If in doubt, simply do not go there. And of course when in this quandary, do not let matters rest at this point.
By doing so, or as it turns out, by doing nothing, you could end up making matters worse. So, whenever you are in a spot of indecision but not necessarily bother, do seek out help, preferably professional help. And in the case of this article’s introductory tone, this could entail acquiring the services and knowledgeable input of a risk management consultant. Or it could mean referring to someone who represents your county, state or government who is tasked with carrying out formal inspections on your premises to confirm whether or not you are legally compliant, whether on the governmental level or via the industry standards laid down for you to follow.
And should you not be compliant, you are not necessarily penalized but perhaps gently nudged in the appropriate direction with good advice and instruction.Read More →