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Updated Articles and Resources

By Anthony Cirillo

    Updated Articles and Resources
    • Concerts at Home Created: Tuesday, July 22, 2014 Updated: Tuesday, July 22, 2014
      Concerts at Home-Perfect Marketing Tool for Home Health and Hospice Providers
    • Hospice Quality Reporting Created: Wednesday, May 21, 2014 Updated: Monday, July 21, 2014
      Hospice Quality Reporting - Report Now or Pay Later
    • Retaining Healthcare Staff Created: Wednesday, May 21, 2014 Updated: Friday, July 18, 2014
      Retaining Nurses - Survey Explores the State of the Nursing Profession
    • Sex in Nursing Homes Created: Friday, March 01, 2013 Updated: Monday, July 14, 2014
      Many older Americans routinely engage in vaginal intercourse, oral sex and masturbation according to a federally funded study published by the New England Journal of Medicine. Yet sex in long-term care facilities among residents is still a taboo subject. Let's look at this a little closer.
    • Background Check Vital in Screening LTC Workforce Created: Wednesday, May 21, 2014 Updated: Monday, July 14, 2014
      Background Checks Vital - Death in Florida Nursing Home Calls Attention
    • Home Health Payment Update Created: Thursday, July 03, 2014 Updated: Monday, July 14, 2014
      Home Health Payment Update-Proposed New Rules Increase Payments
    • CARF Updates Standards Created: Wednesday, May 21, 2014 Updated: Friday, July 11, 2014
      CARF Updates Standards - CCRC Accreditation Provides Benchmark for Excellence
    • Patient Satisfaction in Home Health Care Created: Sunday, April 01, 2012 Updated: Tuesday, July 08, 2014
      The Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Providers and Systems (CAHPS®) Home Health Care Survey, also referred to as the "Home Health Care CAHPS Survey" is designed to measure the experiences of p...
    • Hospice Rates Increase While Care Called Into Question Created: Wednesday, May 21, 2014 Updated: Monday, July 07, 2014
      Hospice Rates Increase While Care Called Into Question. Hospices may not be providing continuous care needed at the very end of life.
    • Communicating Empathy Created: Wednesday, July 02, 2014 Updated: Thursday, July 03, 2014
      Empathy-When Patients Feel Personal Connection They Feel Care is Better
    • 65+ in the United States Created: Thursday, July 03, 2014 Updated: Thursday, July 03, 2014
      65+ in the United States-New Census Report; New Surprises
    • Take the Yucky Out of the Healthcare Experience Created: Thursday, July 03, 2014 Updated: Thursday, July 03, 2014
      Take the Yucky Out of the Healthcare Experience-What Uber Teaches Us
    • Performing a Geriatric Assessment Created: Wednesday, May 21, 2014 Updated: Wednesday, July 02, 2014
      Multidimensional Frailty Score Provides Next Level Geriatric Assessment
    • Dementia Action Alliance Thought Leaders Summit Created: Tuesday, July 01, 2014 Updated: Tuesday, July 01, 2014
      Dementia Action Alliance Leaders Summit-Halperin Opening Remarks a Must Read
    • Hospice Surveying Created: Tuesday, July 01, 2014 Updated: Tuesday, July 01, 2014
      Hospice Surveying-Calls for More Frequent Surveys by NAHC
    • LGBT Communities Growing Created: Tuesday, July 01, 2014 Updated: Tuesday, July 01, 2014
      LGBT Communities Growing-Stonewall Gardens Latest Addition
    • Becoming a Nursing Home Administrator Created: Monday, April 02, 2012 Updated: Tuesday, July 01, 2014
      The nursing home administrator is a leader in the organization who not only directs its operations but in a large part is responsible for setting the tone of the culture. Now more than ever, true l...
    • Activity Programming for June - Article Hub Created: Tuesday, July 01, 2014 Updated: Tuesday, July 01, 2014
      From Cole Porter's birthday to legendary singers to baseball, there is a lot to celebrate and commemorate in June.
    • What is a Continuing Care Retirement Community Created: Thursday, January 13, 2011 Updated: Monday, June 30, 2014
      If you are new to aging services and are considering a career that involves caring for elders in a home-like environment, you need to know the differences between a Continuing Care Retirement Community (CCRC), an Assisted Living Facility (AL), and a Skilled Nursing Facility or Nursing Home (SNF.
    • Nursing Home and Assisted Living Activities Created: Wednesday, March 09, 2011 Updated: Monday, June 30, 2014
      At the heart of any nursing or assisted living home is the activity program. It is an integral part of the cultural change movement and central to person-centered care. It is essential for resident quality of life.
    • Preventing, Monitoring and Identifying Abusive Behavior by Your Staff Created: Saturday, October 23, 2010 Updated: Monday, June 30, 2014
      The long-term care industry is vastly misunderstood and usually lumped together as one entity. Most suffer from the image that carries over from perceptions of skilled nursing facilities - not only...
    • MDS 3.0 Beyond Reimbursement Created: Monday, October 01, 2012 Updated: Friday, June 27, 2014
      It is important to accurately capturing ADLs (Activities of Daily Living) data when completing scheduled MDS 3.0 assessments for Medicare and Medicaid reimbursement purposes. While compliance is ne...
    • Caring for LGBT Seniors Created: Sunday, January 01, 2012 Updated: Thursday, June 26, 2014
      The number of gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) individuals over the age of 65 is expected to double over the next few decades. This population is no different in terms of the care they will need as they age. Yet policies around this population have not been developed and because of that caring for LGBT seniors is hampered because of social isolation, poor health outcomes, unequal treatment under the law and diminished economic security. Caring for this population will present challenges and opportunities for providers.
    • New Nursing Home Administrator Code of Ethics Introduced Created: Thursday, June 26, 2014 Updated: Thursday, June 26, 2014
      New Nursing Home Administrator Code of Ethics-Personal Conduct Addressed
    • Unforeseen Competitors Slipping into LTSS Created: Thursday, June 26, 2014 Updated: Thursday, June 26, 2014
      Unforeseen Competitors Slipping into LTSS-Verizon Enters Telehealth
    • Communicating with Residents, Patients and Families Created: Thursday, November 01, 2012 Updated: Wednesday, June 25, 2014
      Communicating effectively with residents, patients and families is key to providing quality health care. The manner in which you communicate information can be equally as important as the informat...
    • National Consumer Voice Calls for Better Staffing Levels Created: Tuesday, June 24, 2014 Updated: Tuesday, June 24, 2014
      National Consumer Voice Calls for Better Staffing Levels-How to Get Involved
    • Aging Trends Spell Business Opportunities Created: Wednesday, February 02, 2011 Updated: Tuesday, June 24, 2014
      There are almost 40 million people aged 65+ in the United States. Here's a rundown of what this means for the economy.
    • Medicaid Spend Down - Part One Created: Tuesday, June 24, 2014 Updated: Tuesday, June 24, 2014
      Medicaid Spend Down - Part One - How Do You Qualify for Medicaid
    • Medicaid Spend Down - Part Two Created: Tuesday, June 24, 2014 Updated: Tuesday, June 24, 2014
      Medicaid Spend Down - Part Two - Reducing Countable Assets
    • RAND Study Looks at LTSS Created: Tuesday, June 24, 2014 Updated: Tuesday, June 24, 2014
      RAND Study Looks at LTSS - 25 Options 5 Objectives Outlined
    • Maya Angelou - The Rainbow in the Clouds - Reposting in Tribute to Maya (RIP) Created: Thursday, May 29, 2014 Updated: Monday, June 23, 2014
      Maya Angelou asked the audience to be the rainbow in the clouds of others.

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