A new proposal being considered by the NHS, UK could see elderly patients moved to 'Hotel Hospitals' to decrease bed-blocking and to facilitate better patient care
Sectors - Nursing Homes
Innovative new startup creates personalised patient gowns in hope they reduce medical errors
New research has found a combination of both activities can significantly reduce the risk of mild cognitive impairment and dementia
If executed well, care home technology can significantly enhance an organisation's quality of service and profitability, not to mention providing a great source of competitive differentiation
New guidelines could see millions more Americans diagnosed with Alzheimer's
A new study is claiming that using social networking sites helps the elderly keep their brains active
Maintaining daily sleep requirement and practicing good sleep pattern is essential for a healthy lifestyle. But did you know that it also plays a crucial role in maintaining body weight? Yes, it does! This is mainly because the quality and quantity of sleep directly influences the hormonal activity that controls appetite.
Every time you touch something and then touch your skin, eyes, nose or mouth, you are at a risk of catching an infection. In fact, this is the most common way of catching a cold or flu. The Centres for Diseases Control & Prevention, Atlanta (USA) recommends frequent washing of hands. Some critical times to wash hands:
Diabetes in women has become increasingly common. Besides other complications, it has been observed that women with this disease are more prone to sexual and hormonal disorders. Also, complications like yeast infections and other sexual symptoms are also frequent. Women can be affected by all three kinds of diabetes - type 1, type 2 and Gestational diabetes
While many business sectors have seen a significant drop off in recent times, the assisted living sector has actually been able to grow.
If you have a loved one living in a nursing home the assumption is they are in safe hands.
The ripple effect of the recession has seen a cross over from sector to sector.
For the US' 1.4 million residents of nursing homes an alarming recent trend has potentially put them into danger.
A number of doctors write in a recent Annals of Internal Medicine study, providing personal physicians in nursing homes would increase the quality of care within the home.
Alarming news has come recently regarding the nursing situation in the US.
Tough news arrived Monday for the McLean, VA based senior living services provider, Sunrise Senior Living.
According to a recent study out of the Queen's University in Kingston, ON, long term care facilities are not doing enough to prevent infection and control resources and programming.
LONDON (Reuters) - British care-home operator Four Seasons Health Care cut its restructuring deadline after junior creditors threatened to take security over its assets, a company spokesman said on Th
A fortuitous lunch meeting 10 years ago initiated the process by which Gary Wheeler and Mort Swales joined forces to form Front Porch, the not-for-profit organization that has changed the face of reti