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Care providers need to offer residents with dementia meaningful roles in creating their own care plans, experts advised Monday at the Pioneer Network Conference in Rosemont, IL.
Physician staffing company TeamHealth will acquire post-acute care group IPC Healthcare Inc. for $1.6 billion, the companies announced Tuesday.
A Massachusetts nursing home failed to report the alleged unsolicited sexual contact between residents, according to a report by a state agency.
Cholinesterase inhibitors, a class of medications commonly used to treat dementia, could cause older adults to lose a "harmful" amount of weight, new research suggests.
Feds ask nursing home inspectors to look for errors in blood thinners ... Seniors require more physical assistance than believed ... Vitamin D does not protect women from osteoporosis, study says
Most people with dementia and their caregivers would rather have funding go toward resources in short-term and long-term care settings rather than research for a cure, a new survey has found.
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Nursing homes have become the targets of a number of negative advertising campaigns, especially by predatory plaintiff attorneys seeking to alarm family members.”
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From the September 2014 issue of Renal & Urology News: Data suggest that clinicians often fail to communicate adequately with patients to select individualized therapy. Along with the prevalence of overactive bladder (OAB) and the frequent failure of initial therapy, this points to the need for urology specialists to heighten their diagnostic acuity for idiopathic and neurogenic OAB and its comorbidities, and to strengthen their ability to communicate with patients to individualize treatment, improving efficacy, safety, and adherence. This article includes examples of actual patient-clinician videos and excerpts of faculty discussions.