June 2018 39 6 Issue of McKnight's Long Term Care News

June 2018 39 6 Issue of McKnight's Long Term Care News

June 2018 issue of McKnight's Long-Term Care News.

Ask the care expert

Ask the Care Expert about ... preparedness and supplies

We have a group of residents we are taking to visit a large garden near our facility for the day. Two of the residents attending ...

Ask the treatment expert

Ask the Treatment Expert about ... DTI treatment

We have a resident with a deep tissue injury (DTI) on the sacrum and now the center has an open area. Should we measure and ...

Ask the nursing expert

Ask the Nursing Expert about ... culturally competent care requirements

I thought culturally competent care requirements weren't effective until Nov. 28, 2019, the Phase 3 deadline. Why are facilities getting cited now?

Ask the payment expert

Ask the Payment Expert about ... Phase 3

I recently attended a workshop that said that Phase 3 goes into effect this November. I thought it was November 2019. Which is right?

Ask the legal expert

Ask the Legal Expert about ... Overtime laws

Some of our staff are super-diligent and work right through lunch breaks sometimes. Can we get in trouble with OSHA or other regulators if we ...


Upping the ante

Harbour's Edge reinvests in property built in the 1980s to upgrade skilled nursing and rehabilitation segments.

How to do it…

How to do it ... Choosing sleep meds wisely

There is a dizzying array of over-the-counter and prescription-strength medications designed to encourage sleep. What many providers don't fully realize, however, is these drugs are ...

Editor’s desk

Barbara Bush gives gift to providers in final hours

Shortly after her death in mid-April, the tributes to former First Lady Barbara Bush washed over the media landscape for a few news cycles. Then, ...