A Guide to Senior Home Care: How to Make the Best Choice for Your Future
Weighing your options for home care can get overwhelming pretty quickly. While most seniors prefer to age in place, they’re faced with the daunting task of modifying their home for greater accessibility or arranging round-the-clock care. On the other hand, seniors who decide to move into assisted living facilities have a lot to consider when choosing a place. Many seniors struggle with these important decisions, so here are some helpful things to consider as you weigh your options.
Skilled Nursing Facility Industry Trends 2020/2021
Learning about the unique business model used to successfully run nursing homes is helpful when it comes to seeing what the future trends in long-term care will be. Most of their annual revenue comes from government sources and is greatly affected by changes made in Medicare and Medicaid payment rates. ...
QAPI: Quality Assurance/Performance Improvement
Yet another acronym; we say "kwa-pee." This program was introduced by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid (CMS) to give nursing homes the tools necessary to address the limitations, problems, or on-going concerns of each facility. Various tools are available to detail and guide management teams through the QAPI process, ...
How to Determine Which Nursing Homes in Your Area Have Coronavirus
With Coronavirus on the uprise, it is essential to know which nursing homes in your area have active cases. Many nursing homes aren't allowing visitors to keep their residents safe. Right this moment, they're taking extra care with disinfecting their long-term care facilities. Knowing which facilities are affected by Coronavirus ...
MOLST, POLST, and Advance Directives
The MOLST form replaces traditional advance directives for only some people . MARK DON'T PUBLISH THIS YET A Medical Order for Life-Sustaining Treatment (MOLST) is a set of orders from a physician, nurse practitioner, or soon, a physician’s assistant, to lay out a course of treatment for a patient who ...
Skilled Nursing Facility Trends Post Covid-19
Skilled nursing industry trends are on the rise and it is needed in these changing and demanding times. Meeting the changing needs is important to everyone.
Short-Term Care for Seniors
Short-term care is care delivered for a set duration – anywhere from a few days to a few months – to someone who needs help as they recover from an illness, injury, surgery, or another medical condition that is expected to improve.