Skilled Nursing News June 8, 2023
Amy Stulick

Nursing home residents with Alzhiemer’s disease and related dementias, when not the majority of a facility population, may not be receiving the specialized care they need.

In fact, only skilled nursing facilities that had a population with over 90% of residents with Alzheimer’s and other related dementias seemed to have better care.

This is according to a study led by the University of California at Irvine, with findings published in a blog post for the college, and also in the June issue of Health Affairs.

Having the right staff is a huge contributor to the disparity, as recognizing and managing complex medical conditions and behavioral symptoms linked to Alzheimer’s and other related dementias requires enhanced knowledge among staff, noted Dana...

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