Tag: dementia

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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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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Wall of Shame: Missing Nursing Home Resident is Found in Freezer!

Can you believe this?! From:  SFGATE “California investigators are trying to determine how a 94-year-old woman ended up in a freezer at an upscale retirement home. The Los Angeles Times said Saturday that the California Department of Social Services is ...

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Quick & Easy Market Analysis for Nursing Home Niches

Quick & Easy LTC Marketing Research & Analysis: How to Complete a Market Study Today, we’re going to go over a quick and easy way to do market research for you to determine the viability of a new niche program for your facility.  Now, you can pick...

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Managing Hypersexuality in the Nursing Home – Where to Begin?

Today, we’ll talk about hypersexuality of the nursing home resident when there is no 2 –party consent for sexual advances, and what to do to manage this behavior. In the nursing home industry, you’ll run across it sooner or later.  A little male residen...

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Confusion Over Sexuality in the Nursing Home

Every facility at one point or another will have to come to terms with the expression of sexuality by their residents.  This creates a ton of confusion with the staff, administration, corporate, families, ombudsman, and surveyors. To tell you the truth, it ca...

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You Can’t Have Mental Health Services – You’re on Medicare!

Something interesting I’m finding in many facilities, and let me tell you, I’m a little upset over it.  Apparently, there are nursing home administrators out there that are telling their facilities that no resident can have mental health services ...

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