Eilon Caspi, Ph.D., Author at McKnight's Long Term Care News

Eilon Caspi, Ph.D.

Eilon Caspi, Ph.D., a gerontologist and dementia behavior specialist, is founder and director of Dementia Behavior Consulting LLC. He is a member of adjunct faculty at the School of Nursing at the University of Minnesota and a founding member of Elder Voice Family Advocates.

Most recent articles by Eilon Caspi, Ph.D.

Resident-to-resident incidents: Using the power of history to improve the safety of nursing home residents

Distressing and harmful resident-to-resident incidents is one of the most prevalent and concerning phenomena in nursing homes.  Several research studies have shown that these incidents can lead to serious physical injuries and deaths of residents.  Direct care staff and managers of nursing homes work hard on a daily basis to meet residents varied physical and emotional needs, prevent…

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