The Gerontologist

HIPAA policies, transitions to higher care levels can cause nursing home and assisted living residents to feel stigmatized, researchers find

HIPAA policies, transitions to higher care levels can cause nursing home and assisted living residents to feel stigmatized, researchers find

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Nursing homes and assisted living facilities should evaluate certain processes and organizational features that commonly lead residents to feel stigmatized, according to recently published research findings.

When assessing nursing home resident preferences, remember that 'it depends,' researchers say

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Nursing home residents' preferences depend on a variety of shifting factors, so caregivers should frequently assess preferences and seek to understand what is behind them, according to recently published research.

The easiest rule to break in long-term care?

The easiest rule to break in long-term care?

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If you work in long-term care today, you might feel like you're drowning in an alphabet soup of possible deficiency ratings. So forgive me, but let's imagine there's yet one more possible citation to watch out for: the GR.