McKnight's observes holiday
McKnight's Long-Term Care News will be closed on Monday, Oct. 14, in observation of Columbus Day. There will be no Daily Update.
The Daily Update will return on Tuesday, Oct. 15.
Specialized hospital units for patients under observation status could dramatically reduce the number of seniors forced to pay out-of-pocket for skilled nursing care, according to findings in the current issue ...
A successful program to reduce catheter-associated urinary tract infections in hospitals will be expanded into long-term care settings nationwide, under a contract recently awarded by the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality.
A newly developed "electronic brief" has been designed to improve the quality of incontinence care in skilled nursing facilities, according to a report from the Australian Associated Press.