Long-Term Care

Giving nurses more control over their schedules could lower pressure ulcer rates

MDS 3.0 Insider, September 19, 2014

Want to receive articles like this one in your inbox? Subscribe to MDS 3.0 Insider!

Nursing homes might be able to cut their pressure ulcer rates by giving nurses more control over when they work, according to findings published online in the Journal of Applied Gerontology.

Facilities that gave nurses more say in their work hours had a lower prevalence of pressure ulcers, independent of staff mix, staffing ratios, job satisfaction and turnover intentions. 
 
 To continue reading, visit our blog MDSCentral.
 



Want to receive articles like this one in your inbox? Subscribe to MDS 3.0 Insider!

Most Popular