LeadingAge releases booster shot toolkit for senior living, home care settings
Oct 06, 2021
The kit provides links to sources of support for on-site booster clinic set-up and guidance for administrators who must encourage off-site vaccine access.
Long-term care toolkit highlights the ‘4 moments of antibiotic decision making’
Jul 01, 2021
Experts from the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality provide specific guidance for prescribing clinicians, including how to create a culture of safety around antibiotic prescribing, and learning...
Dementia toolkit for clinicians underscores urgency of early diagnosis
Mar 31, 2021
A primary care toolkit for brain health assessment and dementia diagnosis has gotten a much-needed update as more research points to the potential for better outcomes with earlier diagnoses, the authors...
CDC’s social media toolkit tackles COVID-19 vaccination education
Jan 11, 2021
LTC providers can use a new set of pre-written social media messages and digital images to encourage staff and residents to learn more about COVID-19 vaccine safety and benefits.
AMDA’s new COVID vaccine PowerPoint can help answer resident, staff concerns
Dec 09, 2020
A toolkit created by industry clinicians aims to help long-term care operators address questions about getting vaccinated. A PowerPoint presentation is available to share with staff and residents.
CDC toolkit covers flu vaccination for post-acute and long-term care workers
Nov 16, 2020
The toolkit offers strategies for reaching out to unvaccinated individuals, and for tracking and monitoring vaccinations as part of a quality improvement program.
Cut the hypocrisy when it comes to flu shots for health workers
James M. Berklan
Dec 10, 2014
Providers get enough pressure about vaccinating their employees. They don’t need the hypocrisy dished out by surveyors too.
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.