Providers are being advised to review toileting procedures in the wake of California's stern treatment of a facility receiving the maximum fine for a recent resident accident.
Loss of control: Exploring the links between falls and incontinence can improve resident care, safety scores and provider risk ratingsMarch 08, 2018
Exploring the links between falls and incontinence brings connections that can improve resident care, safety scores and provider risk ratings.
By using a telemonitoring system for a short time, nursing home caregivers were able to notably improve incontinence management, according to a new study out of Australia.
Routine assessment predicts when Alzheimer's patients will need nursing home care, researchers reportNovember 08, 2013
Clinicians can use a new assessment to determine when an Alzheimer's patient is likely to need nursing home care, according to researchers based at Columbia University Medical Center.
Should incontinence briefs be used in the long-term care setting?
What is the Morse Fall Scale, and how it is different from others? Nursing fall-risk assessment, diagnoses and interventions are based on use of the Morse Fall Scale. The MFS requires systematic, reliable assessment of a patient's fall risk factors upon admission and upon falls, change in status and discharge or transfer to a new setting.
The government of Japan will fund the development of four different kinds of robots that could perform essential tasks in nursing homes, the Japan Daily Press reported Monday.
Activities of daily living and restorative nursing present good chances to optimize reimbursement, a nursing expert said Tuesday at the National Association of Directors of Nursing Administration/Long-Term Care conference in Nashville.