Long-term care providers are being asked to reduce the use of antipsychotic medications among residents by 25% by the end of 2015, and 30% by the end of 2016. Providers have already achieved a 17.1% reduction since 2011.
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Nine residents at the Heritage Hall nursing home are confirmed to have a strain of enterovirus, according to local reports.
The Senate approved the Improving Medicare Post-Acute Care Transformation Act, drawing praise from the American Health Care Association and the National Association for the Support of Long Term Care.
The difference between quality nursing home care and subpar care boils down to an average of 22 extra minutes of direct care per resident daily.”
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The goal of this continuing education activity is to enhance competency and build additional skills among internists in the treatment and management of IBS-C and CC, ultimately improving outcomes for those who suffer from these conditions.