Nursing Home Management Tools: The Leadership Library

One thing I  like to do is to make resources available to my staff to enable them the opportunity to continue to grow and expand their knowledge in longterm care and all the things that go with it. Some of these resources include books and dvds.  When I wa...

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Wii-Hab: Revamping Your Rehab Program for a Marketing Win

Sometimes you need a new way to attract more therapy patients.  Sometimes, you just need something positive that you can put in the local newspaper.  Either way, it needs to be inexpensive. One option that is very easy to implement is to incorporate the Nint...

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Huge News for Alzheimer’s Research!

http://www.msnbc.msn.com/id/41971124/ns/health-alzheimers_disease/ There’s some huge news for individuals and their families dealing with Alzheimer’s disease!  We may be closing in on a cure quickly.  According to new findings, beta amyloid, the...

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What Do the Letters After a Medicare Number Mean?

Sometimes you are trying to verify benefits / payer source on a referral and you’re working with a Medicare number that ends in a letter.  Here’s a quick cheat sheet on the meaning associated with that letter: Code Meaning A Primary claimant (wa...

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You’re Never Finished But That’s OK, You’re Still Organized.

If you haven’t figured it out by now, those of us working in the longterm care industry have a ton of work to do.  I have worked in other industries and this one by far takes the cake with giving you so many tasks you can’t think straight. One of ...

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Guest Post: What Is It Like to Work in a Nursing Home?

Hey Guys!  Today we have a guest post from Chris Urbano and our friends at BrainTrack.com.  BrainTrack is a higher education and career resource with worldwide reach. It features a directory of the world’s universities and colleges with over 10,000 ins...

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Cool Idea to Prevent Elopements

So, I was looking at this website www.nccdp.org for The National Council of Certified Dementia Practitioners.  It’s a great resource for all things dementia-related.  As I’m browsing around, this link catches my eye:  Fake Bus Stop Keeps Alzh...

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