The lame-duck session of Congress might take away road blocks to enactment of the full RUG-IV classification system in 2010, a legislative expert said at ...
Kansas Gov. Mark Parkinson, who will take the helm of the American Health Care Association in January, last month rallied members to become involved in ...
Nursing homes in Southeast Michigan are experiencing a budget crisis, and the area could soon face a shortage of skilled nursing facilities, according to a ...
Surveys that gauge resident and consumer satisfaction are becoming the norm in long-term care. Generating a strong response rate is increasingly critical
As cost pressures bear down on providers, more are forging relationships with group purchasing organizations. The result can be a 'win-win' situation
Author of a new book on compassionate caregiving
Sherrie Dornberger, RNC, CDONA, FACDONA, President, NADONA
Donna Sardina, RN, MHA, WCC, President, Wound Care, Education Institute
Anne Marie Barnett, RN, Former President, Maryland NADONA/LTC
Legislation recently introduced by Rep. Lucille Roybal-Allard (D-CA) would strengthen nursing home surveyor training programs, and extend whistleblower protections to surveyors.
John Durso, Esq. Ungaretti & Harris LLP
Imagine that a class-action lawsuit—to which your long-term care facility isn't even a party—has the potential to disrupt your residents and put you out of ...
In November, we celebrate two closely related months of national recognition: National Alzheimer's Disease Awareness Month and National Family Caregivers Month.
The only CCRC in Nassau County, New York, has numerous amenities and comfortable public spaces for residents
A key facet of successfully treating wounds is documenting them appropriately, particularly when it comes hard-to-heal areas. Experts advise here how to put yourself in ...
A key facet of successfully treating wounds is documenting them appropriately, particularly when it comes hard-to-heal areas.
The common definition of "crazy" is when a person continues to do the same thing over and over and expects different results.
I had the good fortune to speak with two uniquely qualified insiders during the National Investment Center for the Seniors Housing & Care Industry conference.
If there is one group of people who have earned the right to be cynical, it is long-term care professionals. Coming from a journalist, this ...
VP of Long-Term Care and Health Strategies AAHSA