February 01, 2017 - McKnight's Long Term Care News

Print Issue: February 01, 2017

How to do it … Handwashing compliance

Simple handwashing is indisputably the easiest, most effective way of preventing the spread of germs and infections anywhere, including healthcare settings. Yet it is far from being a widespread practice. Here are some strategies that could help change that.

Progress denied

Progress denied

‘Prior level of function’ rule can complicate rehabilitation efforts, as providers wrestle with cost, quality of care and what a resident’s goals are in maintaining quality of life

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