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Beatitudes staff member April Sillemon walks with resident Stephanie Trzeciak.

Biggest losers

Providers reveal strategies for reducing unneccessary antipsychotics use for residents with dementia, and meeting industry-wide medication reduction goals

Many providers fall short on hand hygiene, The Joint Commission says.

Hand washing takes a break

A third of Medicare/Medicaid-certified long-term care providers surveyed by The Joint Commission during the first half of this year didn’t meet basic hand hygiene requirements, according to recent data.

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Farewell to long-term care

My first day as a McKnight’s intern started with my editor, Elizabeth Newman, rattling off information about CMS. I listened for a few minutes before confessing that I had no idea what CMS meant. And so began my long-term care education.

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