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A hospitality twist

A hospitality twist

A lot went smoothly for the development of the Life Care Center of Ooltewah: Architect Bob Franklin had worked on eight skilled nursing facilities for the nursing home chain since 2008, and the design philosophy was well established.

Elizabeth Leis Newman

GAO has good points in how, why antipsychotics are given

The government recognizes the progress made in nursing homes with reduction of antipsychotics for residents with dementia, but also notes many who live in assisted living are receiving the drugs. It’s part of a continuing narrative where the government is not super interested in paying for inappropriate medications that can harm seniors.

Ellen Rychlik

Lowering rehospitalization rates a focus at Online Expo

Although providers have made some progress with reducing rehospitalizations, the era of managed care organizations and better hospital partnerships means new strategies are needed. Attendees at the McKnight’s Online Expo this month will learn nursing practices to reduce rehospitalizations and attract partners during the Quality session.

Vincent Mor, Ph.D.

Profile: Mor than meets the eye

While Brown University Professor Vince Mor’s accomplishments may be heralded in the long-term care profession, what may be less known is his dedicated work with the Jewish Alliance of Greater Rhode Island.

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