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Leaders of Tomorrow Award winners, new therapy codes, the battle against HAIs and more.
Hoyer lifts may help staff feel more secure about resident transfers, but blogger Kathleen Mears feels more uncomfortable and less independent when she can’t stand on her own two feet.
Lighting can have a big impact on a resident’s day-to-day routine, comforts and well-being, resident blogger Kathleen Mears explains.
May 14-20 is National Nursing Home Week, a chance to recognize the work of staff, the gifts of residents and the role of nursing homes at large.
A new review shows that, on average, 27 percent of nursing home residents had multidrug-resistant gram-negative bacteria (MDR-GNB) on them, highlighting the importance of infection prevention programs.
Roommates can make for awkward and uncomfortable quarters as resident blogger Kathleen Mears is experiencing.
Resident blogger Kathleen Mears speaks about what it’s like to get laryngitis and why it’s especially scary and difficult as a quadriplegic.
Indiana skilled nursing facilities participating in the OPTIMISTIC project have significantly reduced all-cause and avoidable hospitalizations.
Resident blogger Kathleen Mears knows it’s important for nails to be trimmed, which is why she’s sought assistance from caregivers since Medicaid coverage isn’t often enough to her liking.
If passed, the proposed tax would affect every nursing home in the state. But private-pay residents are calling it a "granny tax."
A nursing home in Cleveland adopted a stray cat who serves as the resident pet.
Resident blogger Kathleen Mears tracks one resident’s health, a process that pains her to watch.
Medical directors see the whole scope of SNF issues, including every legal and survey-based outcome.