Caralyn Davis

Caralyn Davis is a freelance writer specializing in the post-acute care sector. Email her at: caralynd@outlook.com.

COVID-19 Testing in Nursing Homes: Are You Doing All Four Kinds?

Testing is one of the key tools that nursing homes and other postacute care providers have to prevent and contain COVID outbreaks. Read More »

COVID-19 Trends in Nursing Homes Make CMS “Very Concerned”

A surge of COVID-19 cases among nursing home residents and staff combined with stagnant vaccination rates for staff is a warning sign. Read More »

Quality Skilled Nursing Notes in SNFs Require Management

The new focus on nursing documentation is consistent with the fact that many SNFs no longer provide straight therapy to Part A residents. Read More »

Management Skill Requirement: Work on Staff Resilience

Your residents need special care and attention during COVID-19, and so does your staff. Read More »

COVID-19 Emergency Prep: Are You Ready for What’s Next?

Learn how to develop a workable pandemic infection control plan that reduces the risk (and impact) of future COVID-19 outbreaks. Read More »

CMS to Enforce Nursing Homes’ COVID-19 Reporting Effective June 7

A minimum of every seven days, nursing homes are now required to report COVID-19 information to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Read More »

CDC: Protect Staff With Underlying Conditions Against COVID-19

Staff at skilled nursing facilities and other senior care facilities risk serious illness if infected with SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19. Read More »

Sexual Expression and Intimacy: How to Develop a Strong Policy

Providers should consider developing a resident-centered policy for the management of resident sexual activity - here are the guidelines to consider. Read More »