Nursing homes, which could generally do with an increased focus on “home” over “nursing,” have many reasons and opportunities to add some hygge.
Trauma-informed care is becoming a mandate later this month, and while I think it’s a good thing to pay more attention to the emotional experience of residents, I’m worried about how asking them about their traumas will be implemented in the field. As of Nov. 28, there will be trauma focused F-tags that surveyors will…
Early November is a good time to increase the focus and training on customer service so that the facility is performing at its best when those infrequent but important guests arrive.
Providers wondering how they can be more attentive to behavioral health issues and needs can turn to theirown ready source for help — their own residents.
I concur with my nursing supervisor, who says that “it’s very effective” to offer immediate, consistent, readily available counsel.
It’s a good thing to pay more attention to the emotional experience of residents, but I’m worried about how asking them about their traumas — which is mandated in a new rule about to go into effect — will be implemented in the field.