One of St. Augustine Health Ministries’ most popular employees never had a job interview, or submitted an application — she simply showed up in the parking lot.
As a believer in starting the day bright and early, I often hit the McKnight’s office by 7:30 a.m. That’s why I was glad to see that one of the 20 tips from Richard Moran’s “The Thing About Work: Showing Up and Other Important Matters” (Routledge, $22.95) includes DO get up and get going early.
Building design, a sense of security, dedicated activity spaces and high staffing levels are all critical to encouraging physical activity among nursing home residents.
Untimely certifications, missed or incorrectly billed Change of Therapy documentation, and lack of documentation supporting a signed physician order for skilled therapy are among the top reasons facilities are battling Medicare claims denials, an expert said in late April.
It’s 3 a.m. and the death last week of a resident who failed despite CPR is still keeping me up. The staff members acted appropriately, but they still appear upset. As the director of nursing services, what can I do to help them?