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December 6, 2022
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE December 6, 2022 Contact: Ellen Mullally emullally@paltc.org /410-992-3124 Patient safety culture (PSC) is a key metric for assessing organizational performance. However, due partly to variations in state regulations, there...
November 15, 2022
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE November 15, 2022 Contact: Ellen Mullally emullally@paltc.org /410-992-3124 Depression is common among nursing home (NH) residents, but it can be challenging to identify and manage because depressive symptoms have several...
November 14, 2022
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE November 14, 2022 Contact: Ellen Mullally emullally@paltc.org /410-992-3124 Columbia, MD – Five major medical societies have collaborated to create a toolkit for clinicians to help increase awareness of the critical importance...
November 11, 2022
The rare number of New Horizons residents in northwest Georgia who find themselves in the COVID-19 ward now, beset with mild symptoms and upset over the inconvenience of being moved from their rooms after testing positive, tend to grouse to their...
November 9, 2022
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE November 9, 2022 Contact: Ellen Mullally emullally@paltc.org /410-992-3124 Even before the pandemic, post-acute and long-term care (PALTC) facility leaders were facing stress, burnout, and emotional exhaustion. Despite this,...
October 27, 2022
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE October 27, 2022 Contact: Ellen Mullally emullally@paltc.org /410-992-3124 Hearing impairment affects up to 90% of older adults living with dementia, and the negative consequences of combined hearing loss and cognitive...
October 25, 2022
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE October 25, 2022 Contact: Ellen Mullally emullally@paltc.org /410-992-3124 Columbia, MD – AMDA – The Society for Post-Acute and Long-Term Care Medicine is pleased to announce that Barbara Resnick, PhD, CRNP, and Paul Katz, MD,...
October 24, 2022
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE October 24, 2022 Contact: Ellen Mullally emullally@paltc.org /410-992-3124 Columbia, MD – Last week, COVID-19 Response Coordinator Dr. Ashish Jha and other federal public health officials met with a group of clinical leaders at...
October 21, 2022
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE October 21, 2022 Contact: Ellen Mullally emullally@paltc.org /410-992-3124 Falling is not a normal part of aging. Instead, falls are often avoidable accidents that have major health and economic implications for nursing home...
October 7, 2022
Forty-three recommendations stemming from a new study represent “an initial step” to filling a gap in guidance regarding medical and mental healthcare in assisted living, according to the study’s authors, who said that such guidance “has been long-...