It’s very fitting, and not at all surprising to me, that a story on social media comments has stirred up some of most intense reader response I’ve seen on this site in a while.
Reporting direct care hours is nothing new, but the Affordable Care Act takes it to the next level with mandatory quarterly electronic submission of staffing and census data. This focus on staffing ratios should not come as a surprise — but you could be in for a shock if you don’t pay attention to your details.
OK, let’s face it. We all have an inner superhero in us or we wouldn’t be in the business of serving. But sometimes we need to leave that cape at home.
Having primary care nurses promote physical activity could be effective enough to reduce heart disease and Type 2 diabetes risk among seniors, according to a British study.