January 29, 2015
About 90 percent of flu-related deaths and more than half of flu-related hospitalizations occur in those over the age of 65. And with new information now revealing that more than three-quarters of U.S. flu shots are ineffective, flu poses a greater risk to the elderly this year.
December 17, 2014
Providers can show families how they can carry on their family traditions with their loved ones at the facility.
August 21, 2014
Care coordination assists individuals with one of the most difficult aspects of health care—navigating the complex system in which it exists.
July 18, 2014
Long term and post-acute care providers are engaged in a culture change element that requires a more resident-centered dining experiences. Here are some tips for making this happen.
June 25, 2014
The best organizations commit themselves to a process of continuous improvement based on what they’ve learned through analytics and self-examination.
May 20, 2014
Long term care providers, just like everyone else in our country, are vulnerable to an incident involving an “armed intruder” or “active shooter.”
April 17, 2014
The combination of caring for his parents and questioning the traditional nursing home model of care created turmoil. When Tom took over the 246-bed nursing home, it was one of the worst nursing homes in Wisconsin.
March 07, 2014
Has your company failed to update Family Medical Leave Act, Americans with Disabilities Act, workers’ compensation, no-harassment, and other policies and procedures to comply with GINA?
October 18, 2013
Getting a head start on QAPI provides an opportunity for nursing homes to engage workers and enhance resident outcomes and quality of life.
August 26, 2013
Long term care residents with dementia deserve comfort, dignity, safety, functional preservation, and prevention of new illnesses.