June 01, 2016 - McKnight's Long Term Care News

Print Issue: June 01, 2016

John O'Connor

When failure is a virtue

In “My Losing Season,” Pat Conroy’s moving memoir notes how championship teams keep the good times going. They jump up and down when the game ends. They party and have victory dinners afterward. Years later, they are still reuniting and staying in touch to reminisce.

How to do it … better med management

Adverse medication events continue to be numerous and problematic, not only for residents’ health but also for financial and legal reasons. Providers continue to thirst for good ideas and best practices. Here are some recommendations from leading experts.

Targeting a silent killer

Targeting a silent killer

Infections may be causing up to 300,000 resident deaths in facilities each year. A new federal program hopes to improve assessments and caregiving practices.

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