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Clinical briefs for Friday, April 23

Public health emergency extended until July 20, expected to last through 2021 … Select Rehab to add VirtuSense fall-risk assessment platform to its services … Law limits use of antipsychotic drugs in assisted living communities … Sodium benzoate may improve cognitive function in women with dementia, study finds … Glycemic control in diabetes may help prevent heart disease, bone loss … Scientists link chocolate, low-fiber bread to cardiovascular, mortality risk

How to do it … Improving readmission rates

The finest rehab care in the world is only as good as the diligence therapists display before, during and after a resident’s stay. And it could make the difference between a successful transition to a lower level of care and a rehospitalization. Experts tell here what works.

Playing the piano can be a therapeutic way for residents to stay engaged.

Rehab settings in flux

Providers are establishing therapy rooted in person-centered care, including activities that help cognitive functioning, balance, memory and awareness

Group therapy still plays an important role, experts say.

Feature: All together now

Rehabilitation professionals still are navigating challenges of providing group, concurrent therapies in a world that has come to value individual therapy more

Select Rehabilitation adds EnduraCare to its portfolio

EnduraCare Therapy Management has been acquired by Select Rehabilitation, McKnight’s has learned. Terms were not disclosed. Select Rehabilitation serves 300 facilities in 20 states. The move will enhance SelectRehab’s standing as a leading provider of contract rehabilitation services.

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