Meg LaPorte, Author at McKnight's Long Term Care News

Meg LaPorte

Most recent articles by Meg LaPorte

Avoiding injuries

Operators are using new techniques and tools to preserve skin integrity, but there’s still no substitute for training, assessments and dedicated staff

A moving experience

A moving experience: Operators are reimagining spaces and designs to maximize possibilities for new therapy and wellness spaces.

Doing more with less is a near constant refrain that long-term and post-acute care providers hear with regard to business operations, reimbursement and even clinical care. It takes on a new, ahem, dimension when it comes time to redesigning and renovating spaces within skilled nursing or senior living. Finding square footage can be challenging. Adding…

Glove use tied to better infection control

Certified nurse assistants who practice frequent glove use may be the key to hampering the spread of dangerous pathogens, according to a study published in the September issue of the American Journal of Infection Control.

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