6 common problems a shrink on staff can solve (and your consultant can’t)
Eleanor Feldman Barbera, Ph.D.
Aug 22, 2013
As a psychologist consulting in long-term care facilities, I provided a lot more than I was paid for, because it was needed. But there was much more help that I didn’t offer, not only because I wasn’t...
When residents attack
Feb 02, 2012
Winter, especially in colder climates, can take a toll on anyone’s mood. The cure for one upstate New York assisted living community is an unconventional one: a good old-fashioned snowball fight.
Why the boxing gloves?
Teri Weiman, SSD-AD
Oct 18, 2011
It must be my optimistic nature that makes me think, “Why use a pair of boxing gloves when a feather will do?” Those of you in social services know what I mean when I say, “Why go for...
Preparing future long-term care leaders: Perspectives change after becoming residents
Jennifer Johs-Artisensi, Ph.D., MPH
Jun 30, 2011
The past 24 hours have been surreal for the new 21-year old nursing home resident. She has signed reams of forms. She has become overwhelmed with questions and left trying to understand and remember everything...
Growth slows in nursing school admissions
Feb 11, 2010
Annual admissions to pre-licensure nursing programs fell in 2008 for the first time in at least six years, according to a report from the National League of Nursing.