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In this issue: The 2017 OPTIMA Award winners, diabetes medication management, infection control programs, disaster planning and more.
A broken Hoyer lift and shortage on lift pads means that SNF resident blogger Kathy Mears has to stay in bed for the foreseeable future.
TENA's premium incontinence products, made by Essity, are getting a makepover in breathable materials for better skin health.
SNF resident blogger Kathy Mears shares how personal hygiene affects her mood and sense of self.
The latest in wound assessment technology has nurses tossing their rulers.
How do you care for someone who doesn’t think he needs—or wants—help?
Doctors and patients are turning to new therapies to treat stubborn chronic wounds, but research is lacking on whether they are helping.
Controlling breakouts is a trying ordeal to begin with but is more difficult for blogger Kathleen Mears because of nursing home restrictions on what she can put on her face.
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.
The maker of TENA will split off its health and hygiene operations under the newly-formed company Essity.
A new drug for serious eczema has been approved for the market, but wait till you see how much it costs.
The National Psoriasis Foundation has released national treatment guidelines for plaque psoriasis, an inflammatory disease of the skin often exacerbated by other chronic illnesses.
The parent company of the Tena products has launched a disposable bathing glove designed with seniors in mind.