Long-term care facilities, staff and more than half the states should prepare immediately for changes to the Minimum Data Set, experts said in early September.
Q: If we meet state-level staffing minimums, will we have sufficient staff under F725, Sufficient Nursing Staff?
Q: What is a skilled nursing facility to do when a resident doesn’t want to be cared for by a person of another race?
Eleven percent of older patients have pressure injuries when admitted to SNFs for post-acute stroke rehabilitation, a new study has found.
Q: I am a DON with a census of 118. I have two MDS coordinators and no other leadership. It’s affecting resident outcomes. What can I do?
Welcome to hub-based long-term care. It’s not a reality yet, but it might be in the near future, if some of the field’s deepest thinkers have their way.
I wanted so badly to keep going, to devote everything I had to my mission that day, and I felt like a complete failure when I turned around.
A virtual screening tool is helping detect skin cancer among nursing home residents, according to a pilot study conducted by researchers at Stanford University.
Medline has opened a 1.4-million-square-foot, LEED-certified distribution center in Grayslake, IL — the largest medical-grade distribution center in the country.
A technique that purifies frog skin, blends it into a paste and extracts its pure collagen has led to the design of a biocompatible wound care patch.
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