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Motion Chair

Motion Chair – LTC Mall: A Gallery of Innovative Products and Services Sauder Wedgewood Series Motion Chair provides a soothing rocking motion, which has shown to be comforting for residents with Alzheimer’s and other forms of dementia. Generous lumbar and thigh supports provide noticeably superior comfort. Available in either a mid-back or high-back style with […]

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ADA compliance: it’s more than ‘removing barriers’: complying with the Americans With Disabilities Act is a broader management challenge than you might think

ADA compliance: it’s more than ‘removing barriers’: complying with the Americans With Disabilities Act is a broader management challenge than you might think Don Hanks The Americans With Disabilities Act (ADA) has been around for more than ten years; yet, there has been a recent push to enforce compliance. Why is ADA compliance important for […]

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Don’t close your eyes to workplace harassment: how to avoid yet another liability exposure that your facility doesn’t need – not to mention staff discouragement

Don’t close your eyes to workplace harassment: how to avoid yet another liability exposure that your facility doesn’t need – not to mention staff discouragement – Feature Article Howard L. Bernstein In recent years, the employment law spotlight has directed its beam on harassment in the workplace. Virtually every type of workplace and every industry […]

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Maintaining quality Alzheimer’s care

Maintaining quality Alzheimer’s care – Assisted Living Review Jaime Todd In the 1970s, only 500,000 people suffered from Alzheimer’s disease in America. Today, that number is greater than four million. And in the year 2050 it’s estimated that more than 14 million people in this nation will have Alzheimer’s. This projected increase in Alzheimer’s cases […]

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Nonslip adjustable chair

Nonslip adjustable chair – Product Spotlight HMS Seating’s Secure EZ 900 SP is an all-metal, ergonomically designed chair that offers angling and easy repositioning for the comfort and protection of residents with Huntington disease or other debilitating conditions. The chair’s deep wedge seating design eliminates resident sliding, while decreasing the chance of pressure ulcers. Its […]

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Bye-bye, Boren – Boren Amendment on reimbursement of nursing homes – View on Washington

Bye-bye, Boren – Boren Amendment on reimbursement of nursing homes – View on Washington – Column Michael J. Stoil At the March annual policy meeting of the American Association of Homes and Services for the Aging (AAHSA), a senior Clinton Administration official offered a pragmatic perspective on the future of the embattled Boren Amendment. According […]

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Standing aid

Standing aid The ARJO SARA 3000 standing and raising aid is ergonomically designed. Its powered features enable a single caregiver to provide routine handling activities, such as transferring and toileting. The SARA 3000 offers handset-controlled raising and lowering, and opening and closing of the chassis. Resident support features include a deluxe comfort sling made from […]