Hospital patients often don’t receive quality information on skilled nursing facilities prior to their discharge and may choose a facility based on location, a new study shows.
We adopted a 24/7 visitor policy after much encouragement. Unfortunately, we occasionally get disruptive visitors. What can we do to restrict this without receiving complaints?
There were surprises mixed with an utter lack of the unexpected in August when federal officials made bold moves away from certain mandatory care and payment models.
Lifts and other transfer equipment often get a bad rap with residents and reluctant staff. Misinformation can be rife, initial encounters uncomfortable. Yet these devices can be invaluable for staff and residents. Experts offer advice on how to convert combative or reluctant residents to ensure safe and efficient use.
I’m a wound care nurse new to long-term care, and I want to develop a skin care team. Whom should I consider for team members?