Eleanor Feldman Barbera - McKnight's Long Term Care News

Eleanor Feldman Barbera

Eleanor Feldman Barbera, Ph.D.

Inside the mind of an LTC shrink

I sat in morning report as the nursing supervisor announced the arrival of a new resident. An 80-year old woman was taken to the hospital after a fall at home, where she received a below-knee amputation and contracted C. diff before being transferred to our facility. I looked around the room and speculated about what each of my team members were thinking, imagining thought bubbles over their heads.

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