November 01, 2007 - McKnight's Long Term Care News

Print Issue: November 01, 2007

John O'Connor, Editorial Director

No Way To Sugarcoat This

As bombshells go, this one is pretty bad. The New York Times recently ran a front-page story detailing the unseemly ways many private equity firms appear to treat newly purchased nursing homes.

Border Patrol

Border Patrol

New technology allows residents to roam freely but also helps to keep them safe and within proper boundaries

Healing power

Healing power

Product innovations, combined with tried-and-true methods, are a winning formula for skin and pressure ulcer care.

Sherrie Dornberger, RNC, CDONA, FACDONA, executive director, NADONA

Ask the care expert

I am a charge nurse at a skilled care facility and assist with the MDS. I overheard our DON talking about a “CARE tool.” Can you give me some information on this?

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