5 advanced strategies for infection control and prevention in skilled nursing facilities

The annual rate of infection occurrence in nursing homes in the US has exceeded two million

The annual rate of infection occurrence in nursing homes in the US has exceeded two million during the last decade (Strausbaugh L, Joseph C. 674). This estimate includes a broad range of infections commonly found in the elderly. The high rate of infection spread, which is even escalating, has been associated with serious consequences including […]

How to reduce the psychological effects of COVID-19 on your SNF patients

How to reduce the distressing effects of COVID-19 on the psychological health your SNF residents?

The coronavirus pandemic has largely impacted the mental and emotional health of the masses. Residents in skilled nursing facilities (SNF) represent the vulnerable population that has been greatly affected by the excruciating effects of the COVID-19 outbreak, in terms of their psychological health and general outlook on life. Multiple surveys in developed countries have reported […]

Five effective, data-backed strategies that SNF administrators can use to offload staff

Five effective, data-backed strategies that SNF administrators can use to offload staff burnout

With the increase in number of skilled nursing facilities, a scarcity of nursing workforce has been observed to meet their growing demand. This has resulted in high workload which has imposed a burdening stress on the nursing staff leading to physical and mental exhaustion. Table of Contents According to the National Nursing Engagement Report survey […]