Posts about Post-Acute Care
Providing Culturally Sensitive Care to Immigrants Struggling With Serious Illness
When dealing with serious illness and death, patients who are immigrants to the U.S. may face a multitude of cultural and logistical challenges.
Refuel Your Caregivers With These Engaging, Re-Energizing Strategies
Effective leaders will find ways to refuel their caregivers by showing them they care. Consider these five strategies for fueling caregiver engagement.
Hurry Up and Wait? Train Now for Nutrition and Food Safety
CMS wants to ensure that food service programs at SNFs are led by qualified individuals who can give nutrition & food safety appropriate attention to protect the well-being of SNF residents.
Courageous Change: Don’t Just Conform, Transform
In order to shape the required changes into desired goals, you’ll need to focus on six key steps. Find out how to execute on each of these six steps here.
Medical Cannabis (Marijuana) Significantly Backed by Hospice Professionals in Survey
According to survey respondents, 91% support medical marijuana (cannabis) use for hospice patients, though there are legal concerns depending on the state.
Infection Prevention: Keep Your Organization Out of the News
Infection prevention and control in post-acute care is an everyday job, but the potential negative outcomes are far from mundane.
Assess for Risks to Avoid Falls in the Home
Your organization should have clear guidance on assessing for falls risks, a falls prevention strategy, and proper training.
Restorative Nursing Looks at Possibilities to Improve Residents’ Prospects
Understanding the importance of restorative nursing and adherence to the care program is crucial for skilled nursing facility (SNF) staff.
Training Your Memory Care Staff – Q&A with Teepa Snow
We received several questions about training staff working with residents with memory care needs. Here are the answers to the questions you wanted answered.
Q&A on the ROP Phase 3 Infection Preventionist Requirement
See answers to the most frequently asked questions on infection control, prevention programs, and the new role required by the CMS in Phase 3 of ROP.
Are You Really a Wizard? Assessing for Real Competency
Assessments don’t have to be confusing or require some sort of magical key to decode. Discover the most important factors to look for in good competency assessments.
Your Healthy Outlook Can Promote Resilience and Recovery in Older Adults
Because the health, behavioral, and social parts of life overlap more as one ages, those caring for or serving older adults can make a difference by providing support that considers the whole person.
Dual Payoff of Physical Activity and Exercise: Manage Diabetes and Reduce Heart Disease Risk
When you are advising people, always stress the importance of individually appropriate exercise programs in achieving and maintaining optimal health.
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