Quality Improvement for Nursing Facilities
This FREE quarterly e-newsletter provides timely information on risk management resources, case studies on what other facilities are doing, and helpful safety tips to implement at your organization.
Responding to challenging behaviors in dementia (part 2); lab-based intercept substance abuse testing;
the fluid and electrolyte balancing act, free online palliative care guide for families
Responding to challenging behaviors in Dementia (part 1); new tools for OIG compliance; assessing your fall intervention protocols; Bethany Retirement receives award for outstanding care; making good use of updated Quality Measure reports (MDS 3.0 Facility Quality Measure and Resident Level Quality Measure Reports available in the CASPER system)
Putting fun in infection control; a new way to think about care plans; handling a diabetic crisis; transportation liability during a non-facility sanctioned activity; keeping clinical resources current
Minnesota Masonic Home: Taking fall reduction to a new level; becoming a smoke-free facility; preparing for motorized conveyances at your facility; calculating infection control rates; educating residents and families on the potential dangers of antipsychotropic medications