The American Health Care Association and LeadingAge have united to propose a registered nurse staffing requirement and enhanced Medicaid funding under a set of new reform measures aimed at improving long-term care.
Median turnover among nursing staff in skilled nursing hit 94% in 2017 and 2018, according to an analysis that included virtually all U.S. facilities.
I’m new to long-term care. Can you help me see what makes one therapy company better than another?
How should our nursing team document wounds to best care for wounds and minimize risk of litigation?
Can we incorporate advance care planning into our facility?
How are reviewers determining PDPM payment accuracy from Section GG coding?
We’ve had families acting more suspicious of us than usual, with people complaining about allegedly missing resident clothes or belongings. It’s not unexpected, I guess, with family members’ access cut off to their loved ones for so long due to the pandemic. But how can we a) protect ourselves from typically unfounded claims of theft or wrongdoing and b) soothe anxious and jittery family members?
Even with the best of plans and good briefs, ancillary products can play a major role in incontinence care. But caregivers need to do their homework. Taking the appropriate time to make wise choices can make all the difference in outcomes, experts remind.