I fervently believe that we both under-document and poorly assess cognition in our population.
A star of “The Sound of Music” probably wouldn’t be hitting the right notes if she were trying to be admitted to a U.S. nursing home nowadays.
“Tick, Tick … Boom!,” a lesser known musical by composer Jonathan Larson, who won a Pulitzer and three Tony Awards for his musical “Rent,” opens with a ticking sound.
Through humor we directly confront Patient-Driven Payment Model myths and nonsense, as well as offer key “aha!” moments that ultimately lead to success under PDPM. Never wanting to hold back, or otherwise hold my tongue, I bring you “Portmanteau, a PDPM parody, part Deux!”
Recent changes to the Nursing Home Compare website leave a lot to be desired. I give them two out of a possible four stars.
Once again, we’re seeing that the importance of Five-Star outcomes has increased at a greater velocity than a cupcake out of the Magnolia Bakery.