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March 2013

What to Know When Touring a Nursing Facility (INFOGRAPHIC) Ninette Tan

March 24th, 2013 | 0

Infogrphic.Preview_NursingTransitionWith Alzheimer’s services being the single most expensive post-acute care service in the U.S., families and care coordinators must take into consideration all domains of care unique to the elder resident with dementia or similar form of memory impairment. The responsibility of the nursing facilities recommended to families during the transition of continuing care is to have the most up-to-date knowledge of skill and practice a person-centered care approach similar to patient-centered care in the hospital.

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Clinician Resources to Promote Improved Hospital Discharge Processes Christy Rakoczy

March 7th, 2013 | 0

CareTransitionIn our fast-paced and ever changing world, medical personnel face the challenge of providing quality and personal care to a vast number of patients.  With the number of people being treated in hospitals increasing, it is very important for the discharge process to be as smooth and informative as possible.  Breakdowns in communication between facilities and caregivers during hospital discharge processes can cause serious and sometimes life-threatening situations, and in recent years several resources have been created to prevent such situations from occurring. 

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