Tag: Technology

Ask the Expert: How Do I Choose the Right Bladder Scanner?

In the past, bladder scanners were thought of as an expensive piece of equipment that only assesses urinary incontinence. They were viewed as difficult to use, undependable and inaccurate. Thus, they were rarely taken out of the closet, only to collect dust. But times have changed.

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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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Efficient Cooking Equipment Affects More than the Kitchen

Creating pleasurable dining in Long Term Care for residents starts with having a kitchen that is both operationally efficient and well-equipped. Obviously, an efficient kitchen will not only help increase food safety and food quality, but equipment that can cook more food faster will also allow staff more time to engage with residents.

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