Dementia Assessment Scales

February 5, 2018 | Leave a response
Dementia Assessment Scales

Dementia Assessment Scales There are a variety of scales used to assess and determine how far an individual’s dementia has progressed. These help those caring for the individual, such as doctors, nursing staff, and at ...

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Seniors and Vitamin B12

December 10, 2017 | Leave a response

Seniors and Vitamin B12 Eating right and taking vitamins to stay healthy is vital for people of any age, but it holds particular significance for seniors. Many who follow a balanced diet and vitamin routine ...

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Avoiding Caregiver Burnout

November 10, 2017 | Leave a response

Avoiding Caregiver Burnout Caring for your elderly loved ones can be quite rewarding. Often, they’ve helped care for you when you were young, so returning the favor seems like the right thing to do. As ...

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Who Needs Subacute Care?

September 5, 2017 | Leave a response

Who Needs Subacute Care? Subacute care serves the needs of individuals suffering from a serious illness, injury or exacerbation of a disease. Patients who require this level of care are medically stable and do not need hospitalization but must be cared for by an interdisciplinary team of trained professionals to manage their specific condition. This team can include physicians, nurses, and other relevant disciplines such as physical and occupational therapists, dieticians, activity workers, etc. Patients with complex care requirements such as infusion therapy, pain management, inhalation therapy & wound care as well as those recovering from strokes and other neurological disorders will benefit from subacute care. The length of stay for each patient depends on individual needs. 3 Benefits of ...

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