Tag: Resident Rooms

How to Choose a Long Term Care Bed

With a wealth of options to choose from, including similar models from competing brands, many communities have difficulty selecting the proper beds for their residents. Treating resident health and comfort as your top priority, it’s important to research this decision before investing in such a valuable and long-lasting asset.

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How do I choose the perfect foam mattress?

As an industry standard, foam mattresses can be found in millions of resident rooms around the world. Because of their popularity, many different brands and manufacturers have produced their own variation on this classic mattress with subtle yet significant differences.

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How Do I Choose the Right Air Mattress?

Selecting the right air mattress can certainly feel like a daunting task. Compared to conventional foam mattresses, these sleep systems feature many more therapy applications and safety considerations that can impact your resident population. When the comfort and wellbeing of your seniors is on the line, you need to make the best decisions every time.

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Are Alarms Considered Restraints under F604?

If you’re wondering how the implementation of Phase II of the Requirements of Participation in late November 2017 affects you and your residents, you’re not alone. Many Long Term Care providers are concerned about how the definition of a restraint applies to numerous products in their communities, specifically in reference to F604; 483.10 (e)(1).

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How to Choose the Perfect Wheelchair Cushion

A “one size fits all” approach or assuming that all cushions are created equal is a big mistake – each unique resident has specific needs and providing them with an improperly shaped cushion could lead to skin breakdown or hazardous positioning. So while a flat cushion is good for comfort, it’s important to think about the contour when we consider the benefits of positioning.

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