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
Medicare Part B Therapy Caps I remember about ten years ago when my dad had his first hip replacement and was excited when he finally “graduated” from home health Physical Therapy (PT), which allowed him to go to Outpatient Physical
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
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
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
Ransomware, Viruses, and Computer Crashes…Oh my! Joei Morton, Functional Pathways Director of IT and HIPAA Security Officer reports there are 3 steps we can take to protect our computers from ransomware, viruses, computer crashes etc. Check them out!
There isn’t a more dangerous phrase in healthcare than “but that’s the way I’ve always done it!” There is nothing that hurts my ears more than hearing this phrase. As I’ve said before, in healthcare, the one thing you can
Patient Safety is the foundation upon which Quality Healthcare is built. Virtually every healthcare setting is working toward the shared goal of providing safer care for patients. This includes not only within the walls of each institution but across the
Standardized tests are used to accurately and objectively measure baseline status and to facilitate appropriate therapeutic interventions. Along with supporting baseline findings, they also serve to demonstrate progress throughout the treatment episode. CMS instructs clinicians to assess “objective, measurable gains”
Even if you’ve been hiding under a rock, it should come as no surprise that health care is a big topic these days. It’s all over the news, the internet, and circulating in conversations between our friends, family, and coworkers.