As a long-term care provider, you must understand who your clients are, how the regulations govern your businesses and how the regulations and the clients' needs intersect. Six actions may keep you out of trouble.
Government bodies are instituting new standards as they recognize the importance of special training in the area of dementia. In this environment, Sandra Stimson, executive director of the National Council of Certified Dementia Practitioners and the International Council of Certified Dementia Practitioners, recently took time to answer some questions about the organizations and their programs.
Alzheimer's disease may be an underlying cause of five to six times as many deaths as currently reported, according to new research. In fact, the disease may be one of the leading causes of death in the United States.
Catheter use, medication management, fall assessment, delirium, dementia and palliative care are among the issues covered by new guidelines issued for emergency facilities designed specifically for older adults.
More seniors are skipping the quickie day-tour and researching possible CCRCs through longer-stay visits. What kind of impression would your facility make if the "guest tour" lasted for four days and nights?
The U.S. Census Bureau defines those born between 1946 and 1964 as the Baby Boom generation, but that doesn’t mean everyone in the group is the same. Making assumptions about them could hurt you personally and professionally.