Long-Term Care

Improving your facility's dementia care program and maintaining compliance

PPS Alert for Long-Term Care, December 1, 2013

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Developing an effective dementia care program is essential for SNFs, and CMS' recent updates to dementia care guidelines has made it necessary for nursing homes to reassess their approach to dementia care. Caring for residents with dementia requires a unique approach, understanding, and skill set from non-dementia residents within the long-term care setting. Facilities must ensure that staff is well trained in addressing the behaviors of this population.

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