AccessMyLibrary provides FREE access to millions of articles from top publications available through your library.
2,359 total articles
Set up an RSS feed
Playing "dress-up". (Editor's Notebook).
February 1, 2002... MY 3-YEAR-OLD, ISABELLE, LOVES TO play dress-up. My sister, Annette, recently bought her a big box full of rhinestone headbands, feathered boas, and dresses. Isabelle likes to pop the top on this and put on literally everything at one time....
No more Alzheimer's catch-22: CMS calls for fair medicare coverage. (News Fronts).(Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services)(Brief Article)
February 1, 2002... THE CENTERS FOR MEDICARE AND MEDICAID Services (CMS) has issued a program memorandum calling for an end to discriminatory practices affecting Medicare coverage for people with Alzheimer's disease. The Medicare Advocacy Project, a joint...
Feds wiretap SNF owner. (Under the Wire).(nursing facility investigated for admissions fraud)(Brief Article)
February 1, 2002... FBI agents followed Oklahoma nursing home operator E. W. "Dub" Jiles and secretly recorded his telephone conversations, reports the Sunday Oklahoman. Jiles is said to have spoken of "warehousing" and hiding" nursing home residents as part of...
E-Z answers.(preventing resident wandering)(Brief Article)
February 1, 2002... Due to the overwhelming number of responses, CLTC brings you more feedback from the question What have you found most effective in preventing resident wandering? We install a simple motion sensor inside tie resident's doorway. Any...
Through a narrow window: Opportunities to attract real prospects can be slim. (Assisted Living).(Brief Article)
February 1, 2002... MAJOR TRADE ASSOCIATIONS, LARGE PUBLIC COMPANIES, AND individual sponsors have been touting the benefits of assisted living for the past 10 years. Literally millions of dollars have been spent attempting to communicate with seniors and their...
A well of wishes: Residents' dreams come true with help from the community. (Front Lines).(Brief Article)
February 1, 2002... BY THE TIME SENIORS MOVE INTO A skilled nursing facility, they have already given up much in their lives: friends, health, possessions, independence, and autonomy. Faced with such losses, it's not only their bodies that are tired and in need...
LTC confidential: How--and why--to get a customer's-eye view of your facility. (Cover Story).(long term care)(Cover Story)
February 1, 2002... TO THE STAFF, JANICE PERKINS looked like any other person shopping for a long term care facility for a family member. She had scheduled an appointment to take a tour and was waiting in the lobby for the marketing representative. No one had...
Adult disposable incontinence products. (Editor's Picks).
February 1, 2002... SCA Incontinence Care's TENA Pad Skin-Caring System features the TENA Air Dry Layer, a cloth-like nonwoven backsheet, which allows air to circulate through the pad to help maintain a natural skin environment. Circle No. 100
Supplemental oxygen system. (Editor's Picks).
February 1, 2002... Puritan Bennett's HELiOS Personal Oxygen System encourages an active lifestyle for long-term oxygen therapy patients. Circle No. 101
Comfort and fit. (Editor's Picks).
February 1, 2002... First Quality's Prevail Fits to a T incontinence product is designed to create a customized fit for maximum comfort. Circle No. 103
Improved Panacea. (Editor's Picks).
February 1, 2002... Direct Supply's Panacea Comfort mattress now has a visco elastic foam top layer for enhanced pressure reduction. Circle No. 102
Incontinence pads. (Editor's Picks).
February 1, 2002... SCA Hygiene Products' Dry Comfort pad line offers four absorbency levels from light to extended night protection. Circle No. 104
Incontinence protection pad. (Editor's Picks).
February 1, 2002... Skil-Care's Cushion Protection Pads are absorbent, reusable pads with two layers that soak up and hold urine and a barrier layer that protects the cushion and chair from soiling. Circle No. 105
HIPAA and the death of silos: A model for the insurance industry to follow. (View Point).(Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996)(Brief Article)(Column)
February 1, 2002... WOULDN'T IT BE NICE IF FEDERAL BUREAUCRATS WOULD do the same thing for the health care industry that they do for farming? Imagine getting paid to not provide health care, just like farmers are paid not to grow crops! While this will never...