Most Recent Articles by Judi Kulus, MSN, MAT, RN, NHA, RAC-MT, DNS-CT
Our facility is trying to go alarm-free, but some staff are reluctant to stop using alarms. Any suggestions?
My administrator has asked me to lead the effort to prepare our Facility-Wide Assessment (FWA). What does this mean for me, as the director of nursing?
Is it true that during new survey process, surveyors will ask staff nurses and nursing assistants about their competencies, with questions such as, "Do you receive periodic evaluations on your skills, knowledge, and abilities? If so, how often?" "In what areas have you been assessed?" "In what areas do you believe you need more assistance or training?"
I heard that nursing homes can get cited for causing residents to have behavioral difficulties. Can you explain?