LeadingAge and our members are dedicated to achieving excellence in quality of care and quality of life. We work closely with the Advancing Excellence in Nursing Homes Campaign and we even created our own program called Quality First.
On March 3, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Office of the Inspector General (OIG) released Adverse Events in Skilled Nursing Facilities, a study evaluating adverse events in skilled nursing facilities.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has launched a new website to assist nursing homes and assisted living facilities in preventing and reducing infections. The website, developed in partnership with the Advancing Excellence in America's Nursing Homes Campaign, provides access to infection prevention tools and other information and resources for clinical staff and residents.
Is discharging nursing home residents to the community the best way to improve their quality of life? Not for every resident, write Robyn Stone and Christine E. Bishop in the latest supplement to The Gerontologist.
The National Association of Boards of Long Term Care Administrators (NAB) is conducting a professional practice analysis to identify the
domains of practice, tasks performed, and knowledge and skills used by
individuals responsible for leadership in organizations that provide
long term care supports and services. NAB seeks responses from administrators working across the continuum of care.
Your participation is essential in assuring that the survey results
represent administrators from your service setting. The registration deadline has been extended to Tuesday, Dec. 17.
The Advancing Excellence (AE)
in America’s Nursing Homes campaign works tirelessly to provide support to
those on the frontlines of nursing home care, seeking to improve the quality of
nursing homes everywhere. That is why AE has selected 9 goals and developed
new resources which focus on issues that are meaningful to nursing homes,
leadership, staff, and residents. AE’s Circle of Success provides a
step-by-step guide through the goal process.