Annals Of Long-Term Care
Too many patients choose a post-acute care facility for the wrong reasons because hospitals do not give necessary and needed guidance, according to a paper forthcoming in the Annals of Long-Term Care.
Many residents with criminal histories can smoothly transition to life in a nursing home, but a small subset of those with previous antisocial behavior can pose a danger, a new analysis says.
Caregivers in long-term care facilities should screen residents using a suicide risk tool, according to a June 17 report in Annals of Long-Term Care: Clinical Care and Aging.
Organized labor groups will need to collaborate with non-union direct care workers in order for the eldercare workforce to meet the significant needs of an aging population, experts contend.