QUALITY TODAY

A blog dedicated to advancing healthcare quality.

How to Improve Delivery of Person-Centered Care

Posted by Revee White on Aug 22, 2016 10:00:00 AM

Person-centered care is an important topic for nursing home staff and residents. Person-centered care is a recognition that choice, purpose and meaning in daily life should be the primary aim of resident care in nursing homes and assisted living facilities. It also means residents are supported in achieving the level of physical, mental and psychosocial well-being that is individually practicable.

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Topics: nursing homes, dementia care mapping, skilled nursing facilities, person centered care

Transform Your Organization with an Effective QAPI Program

Posted by Rachel Verslues on Aug 11, 2016 10:00:00 AM

We all know the time is coming; we just don’t know when. But once the final QAPI regulations are issued, all nursing homes are required to have a QAPI Program in place within first year.

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Topics: nursing homes, quality improvement, long-term care, QAPI, skilled nursing facilities

Why You Can't Afford Not to Have a QAPI Program

Posted by Rachel Verslues on Jul 25, 2016 10:00:00 AM

When you’re looking to invest in something, whether it be financially, time wise, or resource-related, one of the first things you ask yourselves is, “what is the return on investment (ROI)?” “What am I going to get out of this?”

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Topics: value-based care, nursing homes, quality measures, QAPI, skilled nursing facilities, SNFVBP

Preparing for Value-Based Care: Questions for Every Skilled Nursing Facility

Posted by Rachel Verslues on Jul 1, 2016 10:00:00 AM

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Topics: care coordination, nursing homes, quality improvement, value-based programs, value-based payments, skilled nursing facilities

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