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Falls in #nursinghomes  are a looming and near-constant threat. Now, help is on the way to help address an old problem with a modern solution: http://bit.ly/20bmXSx 
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"For the elderly residents, interacting with the kids is a jolt back to the world of the living." What an excellent insight into an unconventional treatment for loneliness and boredom in nursing facilities!
http://www.theatlantic.com/education/archive/2016/01/the-preschool-inside-a-nursing-home/424827/ #eldercare  
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Llamas are admittedly not the answer for every facility - but we at least love the basic idea of #TherapyAnimals  visiting and assisting #nursinghome  residents!
http://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/llamas-therapy-nursing-home-travis_us_5682aefce4b0b958f65a7040 
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Life expectancy is improving, an entire generation is entering their golden years - and in Illinois, these factors are creating concern regarding future #nursinghomes  and their ability to provide quality care: http://myjournalcourier.com/news/90753/editorial-nursing-home-care-important-aspect-of-life #eldercare  
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Recent opinion pieces in Canadian news outlets perfectly highlight an ongoing movement that's taking place throughout North America - a movement to make care facilities less depressing, and more welcoming to the citizens who spend part of their lives within them: http://www.thestar.com/opinion/letters_to_the_editors/2016/01/19/nursing-homes-must-be-brightened-up.html   #eldercare   #nursinghomes   #assistedliving  
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For years, #nursinghomes  and skilled nursing facilities have implemented a range of measures that aim to reduce residents’ risk of falling. Unfortunately, not all of them work. Can you guess which methods need to be ditched and replaced today?
https://hellonursemed.com/2015/08/5-things-that-dont-prevent-nursing-home-falls/ #fallprevention  
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Between 50% and 75% of residents in #nursinghomes  fall every year - a number that is much too high. Click here to explore the consequences an accidental fall can have, and to discover what can be done to bring this staggering percentage down. https://hellonursemed.com/2016/01/the-effects-of-falls-and-how-plans-can-work-to-prevent-them/ 
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Your residents rely on you for the best care every day. And whether deliberate or accidental, improper care can have serious consequences - for residents and facilities alike.
http://blog.levinperconti.com/2016/01/lawsuit_filed_by_son_claims_nu.html 

Don't let a bad day create a major problem for your facility. Let us help you prevent falls and similar care issues: http://bit.ly/1GySlM5

#nursinghomes   #eldercare  
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The research says what your staff probably intuitively knew: spending time with loved ones suffering from #dementia is important even after they fail to recognize the faces of friends and family. Do you emphasize this point to families when their loved ones enter your facility? http://bbc.in/1R74pxL #nursinghome #eldercare
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Falls and general lapses in care have very real consequences for residents and facilities alike... http://www.courant.com/health/hc-nursing-home-fines-0113-20160112-story.html 

Don't leave yourself at risk - help is on the way that can address resident needs and accidental lapses in care alike: http://bit.ly/1GySlM5

#fallprevention   #eldercare   #nursinghomes  
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