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Exploring Pain Management Goals in the SNF with Advancing Excellence

Posted by Kris Mastrangelo on Fri, Sep 25, 2015

Many Skilled Nursing Facilities become concerned when they note that their long and short stay Quality Measures for patients who self-report Moderate to Severe Pain is elevated above facility benchmarks or national averages.  This concern is justified and opens an excellent opportunity to investigate current facility practices for pain control.  In order to improve the quality of care and quality of life of residents, it is important that SNFs establish and promote Pain Management Goals within their facility.

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Topics: Pain Management, advancing excellence

Exploring Mobility Goals in the SNF with Advancing Excellence

Posted by Kris Mastrangelo on Tue, Sep 15, 2015

As part of an overall strategy to enhance and maintain mobility and reduce falls and major injuries in the nation’s Skilled Nursing and Assisted Living facilities, Harmony Healthcare International has teamed up with The Advancing Excellence in America’s Nursing Homes Campaign, a major initiative of the Advancing Excellence in Long Term Care Collaborative. The Campaign helps nursing homes improve the quality of care and quality of life for the more than 1.5 million residents of America’s nursing homes.

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Topics: Fall Injury Resources, advancing excellence, mobility

Making Nursing Homes Better Places to Live, Work, and Visit

Posted by Doug Pace on Tue, Nov 04, 2014

This is a featured guest blog article written by: 
Doug Pace, Executive Director, Advancing Excellence in Long Term Care Collaborative
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Topics: advancing excellence

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