Providers warming up to free dementia resource, feds note
Stephanie H. Kim
Sep 01, 2014
Nursing homes are no longer returning or refusing a free dementia care training resource, according to the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services.
Long-term care facilities refusing free CMS resource on dementia, nurses association says
Jul 17, 2014
Some nursing homes are not accepting a dementia training resource sent by the government, even though it is free and recommended, according to the American Association for Long-Term Care Nursing.
Nurse hiring practices must evolve as resident profile changes, expert says
Oct 11, 2013
Hiring nurses with the right skill sets and maintaining proper staffing levels will be increasingly important from both quality of care and business standpoints, according to the leader of a prominent...
Pushing my buttons: A ‘shocking’ study and patient-directed care
Aug 13, 2013
Here’s the scenario: You’re going to receive an electric shock. It’s part of a study, and you’re willing to undergo the highly unpleasant shock for the sake of science. Before you...
Keeping an eye on Medicare
Jun 18, 2009
As the healthcare reform discussion continues to swirl in Washington, it’s easy to forget there are other healthcare issues to talk about. One of those affecting long-term care community is a proposed...