Don’t Accept Urinary Incontinence as Normal

“Urinary incontinence is not a normal part of aging,” said Jenifer Johnson, PT, DPT, a women’s health specialist. “By utilizing an interdisciplinary approach with your physical and occupational therapy teams to address this, you will find that there are ways that we can help improve your facility’s outcomes as well as your residents’ quality of life.”

Cognitive Screenings for Residents with Dementia

Is your facility making transition decisions based solely on the results of a Brief Interview for Mental Status (BIMS) screen? It is easy to forget that BIMS screens and other cognitive screening tests are screens and not accurate diagnostic tests for dementia. A resident who returns to the community needs a more thorough cognitive evaluation […]