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

Print Issue: January 01, 2017

How to do it… Design for infection control

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.

EHR usage still too slow

EHR usage still too slow

When it comes to electronic health records use, providers are filling a gradually building bandwagon, but struggling with resources and a lack of interoperability

Latest cleaning alternative fits like a glove

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SCA has added its Tena Bathing Glove as an option for U.S. long-term care facilities. As an alternative to soap and water, it is the first pre-moistened, disposable bath glove for professional caregivers, the company said.

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