The Fundamentals and Goals Of Effective Dementia Care

The Dementia Care Practice Recommendations are based on the latest evidence in dementia care research and the experience of care experts. A three-year study, funded by the Alzheimer’s Association and conducted by researchers at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, explored staff and facility characteristics associated with quality of life for people with
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What To Look For In A Wilkesboro Nursing Home

Nursing homes can be broken down into three categories. They are intermediate care facilities (ICF), skilled nursing facilities (SNF), and skilled nursing facilities for special disabilities.  An intermediate care facility must provide at least eight hours of nursing supervision per day.  It generally caters to patients who are mobile and need less care.  At the least, an ICF provides medical, pharmacy, and dietary services.

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What to Look for in a Short Term Rehabilitation Center

Short term rehabilitation has become the preferred choice for easing the transition between hospital and home for individuals who have been hospitalized and require a period of medical monitoring or rehabilitation before safely returning home. Short term rehabilitation, which is normally less than 30 days, can be highly beneficial after a surgery or a hospitalization
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How To Select An Alzheimer’s / Dementia Nursing Facility

The first step in choosing the right care provider is determining the care needs of the person with dementia at this point in time. Whenever possible, involve the person with dementia in care decisions. How much care a person needs depends on many factors, including how independently he or she can walk, eat, use the
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Curis Nursing, Transitional Care and Rehabilitation Centers of North Carolina and Virginia have launched new websites for 10 of their facilities.

Curis at Charlotte Transitional Care and Rehabilitation Center is the epitome of Southern hospitality, a skilled nursing and rehabilitation center conveniently located close to downtown.  Our dedicated team of professionals cares for clients and residents like family, whether they are here for short-term rehabilitation services or a long-term stay.  Striving to keep our guests healthy
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National Skilled Nursing Care Week 2018

Established by the American Health Care Association (AHCA) in 1967 and always beginning on Mother’s Day, National Skilled Nursing Care Week (NSNCW), formerly known as National Nursing Home Week, provides an opportunity to recognize the role of skilled nursing care centers in caring for America’s seniors and individuals with disabilities. The 2018 NSNCW theme announced by AHCA, “Celebrating
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