Posts Tagged "QAPI"

QAPI Is as Easy as Doing-It-Yourself

QAPI Is as Easy as Doing-It-Yourself

Why are DIY shows on HGTV and the Discovery Channel so popular? Who doesn’t want to invite the Property Brothers to come help them find a fixer upper? How many of you have sought out YouTube how-to videos to tackle a challenge in your life? People are attracted to these shows, and videos, because they want great value for their investment of time and money.

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Reimagining Five Stars

Reimagining Five Stars

How would you change the nursing home five-star rating system? Last week you may have heard of the new Medicare revisions; The New York Times provided some great coverage.

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Mindfulness and Person Directed Care

Mindfulness and Person Directed Care

Recently the American Journal of Alzheimer’s Disease and Other Dementias published a study showing the effects of mindfulness on care partnerships. CBS News wrote up the findings in an interesting article. Alzheimer’s disease takes a psychological and physical toll not only on

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Minimizing Preventable Illnesses: A Person-Directed Case Study

Proactive approaches to preventing illness can transform quality of care and quality of life.  There are even more gains when organizations create fully integrated performance improvement strategies that keep in mind the overall well-being of all involved.  Why is this

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QAPI and The Eden Alternative®: What Are the Connections?

A recent article in McKnight’s Long-Term Care News entitled “Ready, Set: QAPI!” got me thinking about what long-term care communities are going to need to feel prepared to deal with upcoming regulations coming out of the new Quality Assurance and

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