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More than two in five say that odor influenced their selection of a long-term care facility (44%).
A long-term care facility should conduct a search under such a policy only when necessary, with the written authorization of senior management, and with as much sensitivity to employees' privacy concerns as is reasonable under the circumstances.
Some of the most common difficulties in adapting to life in a long-term care facility are a decrease in independence, being uncomfortable with other residents, missing their previous home and being uncomfortable with the new environment.
The 550-bed long-term care facility also has 66 assisted living units and 28 independent living apartments.
Three types of cleaning methods are used in long-term care facility housekeeping: sanitation, decontamination and disinfection.
The sidebar ("Guidelines for Choosing Furnishings") contains specific features to look for (and a few to avoid) in furnishings for a long-term care facility.
0 million in annualized revenues to Omnicare and approximately 10,300 long-term care facility residents to those already receiving pharmacy services from Omnicare.
Virtually every resident of a long-term care facility has at least one chronic ailment, from osteoporosis, to diabetes, to depression, to a host of others.
0 million in annualized revenues to Omnicare and approximately 8,100 long-term care facility residents to those already receiving pharmacy services from Omnicare.
Meet the managers of the first long-term care facility to win a prestigious nursing award
The Association for Professionals in Infection Control and Epidemiology (APIC) and the Society for Healthcare Epidemiology of America (SHEA) offer a position paper, "Infection Prevention and Control in the Long-Term Care Facility," published in the December 1997 issue of the American Journal of Infection Control.

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