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.
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.
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.
Reducing Polypharmacy in Dementia Care
Polypharmacy is a concern among nursing home residents and dementia patients. Gradual dose reduction (GDR) is an important goal.
Understanding Parkinson’s Disease & Dementia
Parkinson’s disease dementia presents unique clinical challenges, especially when it comes to medication management.
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...
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...
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.