The nurses, aides, activity directors and other long-term care facility employees spend a tremendous amount of time with your loved one. They are the ones who help shower, dress and feed residents who need assistance with these tasks. The following list of things you should never do will help you avoid pitfalls that can occur when interacting with long-term care employees.
Progress notes are an essential part of the documentation required in nursing homes and assisted care facilities. They record changes that impact on the delivery of care and are used to review and update care plans. In this article we cover: The Role of Activity Professionals in Recording Progress Notes Important Elements of Progress Notes 12 Tips for Writing Progress Notes Exaples of Progress Notes - good and bad
The best way to ease the transition to nursing home or assisted living care is to make sure your loved one is comfortable in their surroundings. Here is how to decorate a nursing home room while keeping it safe, convenient and functional.
Completed in 2017 in Scheffau am Wilden Kaiser, Austria. Images by René Rissland. "A society will ultimately be judged by how it treats its elders" (Albert Einstein) In 2014, the three Tyrolean municipalities Ellmau, Scheffau and...