The facility must provide or obtain laboratory services to meet the needs of its residents. The facility is responsible for the quality and timeliness of the services.
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According to 42 CFR § 483.25, quality care is a fundamental principle that applies to all treatment and care provided to facility residents.
Registered Nurses Should be Doing Assessments Not LPNs. As an attorney that handles abuse and neglect cases in nursing homes and other types of elder care housing with services, the type of staff member monitoring a resident is crucial. I have seen many examples of where a unskilled lower level nurse (such as an LPN) […]
According to the CDC, in a study regarding pressure ulcers based on data from the National Nursing Home Survey, 2004, Pressure Ulcer
Minnesota Department of Health Pressure Ulcer Q & A Pressure Ulcer Questions and Answers Q. I attended one of the statewide training sessions on Pressure Ulcer Prevention and Treatment. It was great information, but I’m not sure where to start? A. It is always difficult to prioritize your program and get started. Try breaking your […]