Empathy allows us to understand people suffering from dementia. Sometimes their way of expressing themselves comes across as a challenging behavior. But nursing home staff should see it as a sign of distress and recognize that something is wrong.
Residents who cannot control when or where they urinate suffer from urinary incontinence, or UI. There are things that can be done to improve this condition, but it is important to know what the cause is so the right care and treatment can be given.
Regulatory Specialist Diane Brown answers whether an activities director’s signature is necessary on the MDS 2.0.
Illnesses are common in healthcare settings. Long-term care facilities are no different. The following list offers details about bacteria that are often found in facilities.