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Assessing Cognitive Function in Nursing Homes

Cognitive assessment is a paramount need in nursing homes and can help develop a treatment plan and improve quality of life.

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Behavioral Training for Dementia Care Staff

Staff training can empower facilities to rise to the need of their patients, especially those with Alzheimer’s and other forms of dementia.

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Alzheimer’s Plus: Co-Occurring Diagnoses in Alzheimer’s Patients

Alzheimer’s Plus: Co-Occurring Diagnoses

A dementia diagnosis with other illnesses can impact functionality, quality of life, and overall prognosis for your patients in long-term care.

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Reducing Polypharmacy in Dementia Care

Polypharmacy is a concern among nursing home residents and dementia patients. Gradual dose reduction (GDR) is an important goal.

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4 out of 5 individuals with Parkinson's' disease will eventually develop dementia.

Understanding Parkinson’s Disease & Dementia

Parkinson’s disease dementia presents unique clinical challenges, especially when it comes to medication management.

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You Need a Psychologist on Your Dementia Care Team

The experience of dementia is as individual as the patient, and that’s why the specialized training of a psychologist is so valuable on a dementia car...

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Reducing Falls in Resident with Dementia Diagnosis

Reducing Falls in Dementia Nursing Home Residents

A 70-year-old resident with a dementia diagnosis is lethargic and has recently experienced multiple falls. Lab work has shown to be within normal limi...

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Case Study - Star Rating

Star Rating - Case Study

A facility dropped to a lower star rating and sought assistance to regain their footing. Their Medicare star rating had declined significantly.

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Case Study - Corrective Action Plan

Corrective Action Plan - Case Study

A skilled nursing care facility received their annual CMS audit and needed to put together a robust corrective action plan to address the concerns unc...

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