Delirium is an often dangerous and underreported condition in skilled nursing facilities, but a new pilot study is showing promise in closing that knowledge gap.
An influential group representing doctors in long-term care has urged nursing homes, when possible, to avoid prescribing opioids to residents.
I am responsible for the medication pass and worried about doing it with surveyors watching. Can you give me a few tips?
Once a month, United Hebrew of New Rochelle president and CEO Rita Mabli meets with line staff, where there is no talking about work, only personal histories.
The Medicare Payment Advisory Commission is attempting again to stiff nursing homes while also eyeing quick action on payment system reform.
The head of the nation’s largest nursing home association came out swinging after the government released new healthcare spending data that showed little growth for the sector.
Q: I did not receive an incentive payment for FY 2018 through the Skilled Nursing Facility Value Based Purchasing program. How can I ensure I receive incentives for FY 2019?
A brief conversation with the program director of “What Matters: Caring Conversations About End of Life.”
A program combining bingo with exercise has been recognized by the National Council on Aging as helping to reduce falls.
Nursing homes might need more than crosswords and Sudoku to stave off cognitive decline, according to a study published in December’s BMJ.
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