While influenza vaccination rates among healthcare workers have increased overall, fewer long-term care facility employees are being vaccinated, a government survey has found.
Government health officials have released a tracking tool that can help nursing homes monitor healthcare-acquired infections.
Sarah Maxwell says her job became a lot easier with the introduction of the Pivot-Rehab 1000 swivel bed from Med-Mizer.
The New York Times Magazine article “The Island Where People Forget to Die” describes a Greek island that has the healing properties of the island from the TV show “Lost” and all the senior-friendly attributes of an absurdly high-end continuing care retirement community.
I’m being completely honest when I say that, in general, I do not have a problem with celebrities who crusade for charitable and humanitarian causes. I really don’t — Angelina Jolie, Sean Penn, George Clooney, Brad Pitt and their ilk spend gazillions on causes close to their heart — so good for them.
Comedienne Tig Notaro — from what I’ve been able to glean in my relatively brief history as a fan of her comedy — does not appear to have any connection with the long-term care industry. But in listening to her now famous standup act that announced her diagnosis of breast cancer, I had a feeling many in the LTC field would welcome her as one of their own.