22nd Sep

Fostering Employee Engagement

Accountability is not only holding staff responsible for following the established policies and protocols in your organization, it can also stretch into responsibility to speak out when processes are no longer efficient. Successful organizations hold their employees accountable for established

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20th Sep

Medically Unlikely Edits

MUE What Does That Stand For?   We live in a world full of acronyms. LOL, BRB, COT, MDS, ADL, PUF, PEPPER, and the list goes on! So, what does MUE stand for? Medically Unlikely Edits What does this mean?

4th Sep

How Safe Diets are Part of the Celebration

As the holidays, picnics, family reunions, graduations and weddings occur throughout the year, caregivers need to be given strategies regarding how to marry a safe diet to their loved one’s preferred texture, consistency, adaptive equipment and compensatory strategy needs without

1st Sep

The Benefits of Tai Chi for COPD

Did you know that Tai Chi has been scientifically proven to have a positive impact on individuals living with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease? Tai Chi, which originated from China, is an exercise characterized by posture alignment, weight shifting and circular

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14th Aug

The Effects of Alzheimer’s Disease

Alzheimer’s Disease has a profound effect on a person’s well-being. Meal times encompass a large part of residents’ daily routine. Much of the day’s activities revolve around the preparation, service, and enjoyment of meals. The “red plate study” conducted at

27th Jul

Changing the “Not My Job” Mentality

How many times have you heard someone say, “That’s Not My Job!”? Most likely you’ve heard this before — you may have even said it yourself! The thing is, though, when we think about compliance, it is everyone’s job to

25th Jul

Maintenance Therapy

Rehabilitation therapy enhances or restores an individual’s ability to return to their prior level of function and health. The emphasis is placed on prior level of function and typically has a higher intensity and shorter duration.   Maintenance therapy helps

6th Jul

How Physical Therapy Can Help Back Pain

Back pain is one of the most common reasons people go to the doctor or miss work, and a leading cause of disability worldwide. Most people have back pain at least once in their lives — most of us have