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The Many Benefits of Strategic Rounds

May 11, 2018  |  Amy Stewart, RN, DNS-MT, QCP-MT, RAC-MT
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By following the practical approaches to rounding described in this article, you can maximize what you learn about care delivery and achieve the greatest results. 

Adding the Personal Touch to Memory Care: A Conversation with PointClickCare’s Travis Palmquist and Murry Mercier

October 30, 2017  | 
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The majority of long term care communities highlight the importance of personalization to providing the best quality care to residents. And no wonder—research shows that knowing the needs of residents can better help to develop and implement successful care...

Student nurses make the rounds

December 28, 2017  |  Kathleen Mears
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SNF resident blogger Kathy Mears writes about her experiences with nursing students doing clinicals at her nursing home.

Home care workers need more training in dementia care: PHI brief

December 12, 2017  |  Pamela Tabar, Editor-in-Chief
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Most states don’t yet require dementia training for home care workers. Will deeper training in Alzheimer’s disease and related dementias become the market differentiator in the home care sector?

2017 OPTIMA Award: Under one roof

November 21, 2017  |  Nicole Stempak, Senior Editor
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The winner of the 2017 OPTIMA Award for Excellence in Resident-Focused Care started an intergenerational living program to give new life to aging services and solve staff shortages at the same time.

End-of-life planning—for caregivers

November 17, 2017  |  Kaiser Health News
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A new report finds fewer than half of surveyed hospice workers have advance directives. 

Recognizing employees

October 23, 2017  |  Kathleen Mears
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SNF resident blogger Kathy Mears liked that her former facility started an employee award program but wished it were better explained and communicated to residents.

Stuck in the status quo

October 23, 2017  |  Denise Boudreau-Scott
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Fresh thinking and attention to organizational culture can improve care outcomes for residents, employee morale, reduce turnover and improve profits.

Can millennials solve the nursing shortage?

October 17, 2017  |  Pamela Tabar, Editor-in-Chief
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America’s twenty-somethings are on pace to boost the workforce as nearly one million registered nurses are reaching retirement age in the next decade.

AHCA/NCAL names National Quality Award winners

September 29, 2017  |  newswire
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The associations recognize three senior living providers as the 2017 Gold National Quality Award recipients.

LeadingAge, VCU collaborate on ageism awareness training

August 4, 2017  |  Pamela Tabar, Editor-in-Chief
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The video-based training will help administrators provide sensitivity training and education on fighting the stereotypes and assumptions about older adults and the aging process.

AHCA/NCAL names quality award recipient

July 27, 2017  |  newswire
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A Kindred executive director will be honored for contributions to quality improvement at the American Health Care Association and National Center for Assisted Living’s Annual Convention and Expo. 

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