How ‘taking a pause’ may actually improve the staffing shortage crisis
Jun 17, 2021
“We’re hiring.” “If you know of any certified nursing assistants, we are hiring.” “We too are desperately seeking caregivers.” “We are actually all set with caregivers.” “Huh? What?” ...
Strategies to manage moisture and prevent pressure injuries at May 25 webinar
James M. Berklan
May 07, 2021
Learn more about the roles moisture management and skin flora play in maintaining residents’ wellbeing and incontinence care at a May 25 McKnight’s webinar
Residents face ‘broad array’ of worsened health outcomes during pandemic: study
Mar 23, 2021
The pandemic’s effect on nursing home residents goes well beyond cases and deaths, investigators say. Unplanned weight loss, depression, incontinence, and loss of cognitive function stand out — with...
New bed drains away fluids
Nov 18, 2020
The Easy Drain bed is a new, fully functional and multi-operational hospital and long-term care bed, designed to let incontinent patients rest without having to wear adult briefs. The bed is fitted with...
New PT approach reduces incontinence, pain after prostate surgery
Jan 05, 2020
Kegel therapy may be counterproductive for men who wish to recover urinary continence post-surgery, say investigators.
Factors that put seniors at risk for dehydration revealed in study
Dec 14, 2019
A study of older adults at risk for malnutrition and dehydration revealed the myths and fears that can hinder proper hydration.
Stress urinary incontinence clearance announced
Nov 14, 2018
Atlantic Therapeutics has announced that the Food and Drug Administration granted a DeNovo clearance for its INNOVO® therapy device, an externally worn electrical muscle stimulator for the treatment of...
Incontinence dilemma: quality or savings? Both!
Marta Maleszewska, Ph.D
Sep 14, 2018
Soft, breathable materials reduce the incidence of wounds and irritations, preventing some costs from ointments and skin treatment.
Ask the Care Expert about … incontinence-associated dermatitis
Dec 06, 2017
We have a new wound care nurse and she insists that a few of our residents have “IAD.” I am not familiar with this. Can you help?
Aug. 15 webinar explores ‘incontinence revolution’
Aug 02, 2017
A new treatment approach that improves quality measures, falls risk and skin integrity is the reason for a “urinary incontinence revolution” — and the focus of an Aug. 15 McKnight’s...