Physician nursing home specialists may improve the quality of care in nursing homes, says Paul R. Katz, MD, professor of medicine and chief of the Division of Geriatrics and Aging at the University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry.
Category: Quality of care
The number of Americans with Alzheimer’s disease or other kinds of dementia is increasing as the population of older Americans grows, and is expected to escalate as the baby boomer generation ages, according to a report released by the Alzheimer’s Association Tuesday
CMS is getting ready to launch a value-based purchasing demonstration in Arizona, Mississippi, New York, and Wisconsin, according to an e-mail CMS sent to providers Tuesday.
CMS recently released a manual designed to help nursing facilities that want to implement dining assistant (DA) programs.
We’re pleased to offer an ADL/restorative nursing flowsheet from 60 Essential Forms for the MDS as the March form of the month.
An estimated 11% of nursing home residents had pressure ulcers in 2004, according to a Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) study.