Seniors with dementia are two to three times more likely to have urinary incontinence and four times more likely to have fecal incontinence, according to a new study.
A third of Medicare/Medicaid-certified long-term care providers surveyed by The Joint Commission during the first half of this year didn't meet basic hand hygiene requirements, according to recent data.
High and low dosages of a popular antibiotic are equally good at combating Clostridium difficile infections, according to a new study.
Providers reveal strategies for reducing unneccessary antipsychotics use for residents with dementia, and meeting industry-wide medication reduction goals
SNF administrators are seeing the biggest hike, although all nursing home staff saw increases in their paychecks this year. Yet economists warn the trend might not stick around.