The new skilled nursing facility regulations under the IMPACT Act are coming. Has your facility adopted the best processes and attitudes to maximize reimbursement? Policy experts explain why sticking to the old status quo on processes won't be good enough.
The opening general session of the AHCA/NCAL Annual Conference and Expo focused on the importance of cross-discipline teamwork, with special highlights on the role of the Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA).
The new proposed rules from the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services are not sitting well with the head of the American Health Care Association, who says they will takes years and extraordinary cost to implement.
Many falls occur when high-risk residents attempts to toilet themselves, especially in the middle of the night. A Baltimore SNF has become the first in the United States to test a new technology from Australia designed to predict incontinence and solve the toileting before a fall can occur.
New guidelines call for more justification, better criteria for the long-term use of PICCs and other types of intravenous catheters. How can nursing homes apply the best practices to improve resident safety?
The Department of Labor’s proposed changes to the way "exempt employees" are defined and the minimum salary requirements exemptions for certain categories of employees and institute minimum salary requirements for exempt status will do more harm than good in the senior care market, say two of the nation’s senior living associations.
Tree of Life Elder Care founder Montgomery Ostrander discusses how his organization has integrated mental health services with therapeutic and holistic programming for residents of its four group homes in California.