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In this issue: The 2017 OPTIMA Award winners, diabetes medication management, infection control programs, disaster planning and more.
Body Mass Index (BMI) alone isn’t a reliable factor on osteoarthritis quality of life, according to new data.
Plenty of changes are in place to synch the MDS with new regulations starting in November—including the way urinary tract infections are defined.
Care sites in the United States and the United Kingdom will test the razor, billed as the world’s first razor designed for shaving someone else.
Bathroom access is restricted for blogger Kathleen Mears, as her shared facility is the only one she can use because of mobility issues. That can result in an uncomfortable situation.
The new razor’s shape and capabilities are specifically designed for caregivers to shave someone else.
A survey of Swedish nursing home staff found seniors who kept busy reported better well-being and were more engaged, highlighting the importance of staying active and retaining personhood.
What makes for an enjoyable bathing experience for some may not be the best strategy for those with dementia. Read tips from a national dementia expert on how to avoid struggles and fears in residents with cognitive decline at bathing time.