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‘Keep it simple’ is just not in our nature

I asked all the leadership at New Choice Nursing and Rehabilitation Center to bring me their department-specific resident assessment tools. They were to leave them on my desk by 5 p.m. When I returned the next day, I got to work picking through the considerable stack of tools and categorizing them into the specific resident…

Rehabilitating the nursing home image

Have you ever asked a question, even though the answer is obvious? “Would you like another homemade chocolate chip cookie?” “Do you want to sit where you have a view of the ocean?” Even when the answer is assuredly going to be “no,”  you just can’t help yourself. “Looking forward to your colonoscopy?” “Are you…

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