CMS is moving forward with new surveyor tools for facilities that offer dementia care. does your staff know how to document for the new survey?Read More »
Clinical Data Collection: The Top Steps for MDS Accuracy, and Greater Reimbursements – Part Two in a Series
The staff-resident relationship is essential to quality care. Consistency of care, and the relationship fostered between the staff and residents over time, directly impacts the perceived quality of care for LTC providers.
In this article, Jayne Warwick examines the unquestionable bond between staff satisfaction and patient satisfaction, and how to positively impact both of these elements to avoid unnecessary financial pitfalls.Read More »
It's simple, really. No residents, no income. Jayne Warwick addresses how inaccurate treatment records have become a growing problem for healthcare facilities. Inaccurate documentation of care is often where providers leave money on the table. Avoid financial pitfalls by switching to electronic charting for a more complete record of care provided.Read More »
Infection rates are up in community hospitals and SNFs. But who’s infecting whom?Read More »
Long-term care facilities are missing chances to prevent infections by not placing hand sanitizer everywhere it's needed, not dedicating funding to worker education and not sending a clear message to employees that it's a priority, researchers say.Read More »
Where does the time go in a NAC’s day? Results from an American Association of Nurse Assessment Coordination study answer that question.Read More »