Do you care for a person living with Alzheimer’s disease or another form of dementia? Has bath time been a struggle for you both? It’s easy to understand why that may be: All of your adult life you have bathed
What rhymes with “PUF”? Bluff, cuff, gruff, rough, stuff, snuff, tough to name a few. How does rhyming a word relate to therapy compliance? When you read the title, and read the word “PUF”, ‘puff’ is probably what came to mind.
Statistics show that stress increases in late Fall through the first part of the New Year. For whatever reason, workplace violence also increases, particularly in healthcare settings. It is becoming more and more common to hear of violent actions performed
Wisdom on Happiness This 92-year-old, petite, well-poised and proud lady, who is fully dressed each morning by eight o’clock, with her hair fashionably coiffed and makeup perfectly applied, even though she is legally blind, moved to a nursing home yesterday.
Low Vision Vision is a complex sense, encompassing the ability to perceive detail (acuity), color and contrast, and to distinguish objects. These capabilities can diminish naturally with age. While most visual changes can be corrected by glasses, medicine or surgery,
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
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?
By partnering with both upstream and downstream providers, Skilled Nursing Facilities are uniquely positioned to take the lead across the continuum of healthcare to ensure a seamless transition from one level of care to the next. As we see expectations
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
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