A Canadian nurse who posted on Facebook and Twitter about her frustrations over a relative’s skilled nursing care has been found guilty of professional misconduct by a nursing organization.
Medical science may be getting closer to developing better treatments that cause damaged skin in the elderly to repair itself more quickly.
President-elect Donald Trump’s choice to run the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services, Seema Verma, was praised by providers. But she will face tough choices immediately, a previous CMS administrator predicted.
During remodeling or in between, providers must be continuously mindful of keeping environments clean. “Designers, housekeeping staff and maintenance professionals need to take every opportunity to protect against possible bacterial and infectious agents,” is how Jim McLain, general manager, Eldercare Interiors Division at Construction Specialties, puts it. Here’s what experts advise.
Why are formalized pressure injury risk assessments so important?