Jean Wendland Porter, Author at McKnight's Long Term Care News
Jean Wendland Porter

Jean Wendland Porter

Jean Wendland Porter, PT, CCI, WCC, CKTP, CDP, TWD is the Regional Director of Therapy Operations at Diversified Health Partners in Ohio.

Most recent articles by Jean Wendland Porter

Jean Wendland Porter

Depression in dementia: How do you know?

Most of us have used or at least aware of the PHQ-9 (Patient Health Questionnaire) scale for depression. Through a series of questions that are directly related to the DSM-IV criteria, a patient or caregiver can determine whether they’re depressed and how best to address their depression.

Jean Wendland Porter

Managing RCS-1

The new Resident Classification System, which may be implemented Oct 1, 2018, is changing the game. I say “may be implemented” because there’s reason to believe that it may be delayed a year.

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