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Health literacy has traditionally been defined as the “ability of the individual to access, understand, and use health-related information and services to make appropriate health decisions.” In order to successfully perform and incorporate skills and behaviors...
When 86 year-old Jane was admitted to the hospital for pneumonia, the biggest concern was whether she would survive. As she fought a life-threatening infection, Jane developed terrifying hallucinations, including spiders crawling all over her bed, and seemed to be in...
Learn how to lower readmission rates in your facility with Glow As You Go, Arete Rehab’s evidence-based discharge transition program.
No matter where you go in life social media is everywhere and everyone is on their cell phone Step away from your phone: a simple strategy to reduce stress
Do you find yourself asking “How can we keep our building full and generate more referrals? Learn the key strategy to keep your census up.
Get the quick facts and resource guide to Medicare’s nursing home interpretive guidelines and survey process set to take effect November 28, 2017.
An SLP can maintain nutrition, reduce weight loss, help prevent pneumonia and hospital readmission, help reduce falls. Are you taking advantage of your SLP?
Often untouched in the nursing home industry, sexual expression is a resident right which contributes to overall health and well being. Occupational therapists play a key role in facilitating awareness preserving a resident’s right to sexual expression.
Learn how MACRA supports the ongoing transformation of healthcare delivery by furthering the development of new Medicare payment and delivery models.
Repeal of the Affordable Care Act (ACA): Implications for Rehab Services 57 million Americans rely on this card to afford health care. That’s why 77% of people call the program “very important.” AARP Although the steps being taken to repeal the Affordable Care (ACA)...
With healthcare costs rising and a push for cost containment, CMS is trialing initiative programs to produce better care, better health, and lower costs.
Gaining popularity since the 1990’s in other countries, senior playgrounds offer an innovative wellness model for older adults: fitness through play.
[infographic] Learn the things that physical therapists treat for seniors, if physical therapy is right for you, and if your facility is taking advantage of PT services.
Finally! Get an understanding value based care Medicare initiatives: bundle payments, ACOs, and patient-centered medical homes.
85-95% productivity expectations for therapists?! Are contract rehab profits worth the price of staff burnout and decreased quality of care?
Coming January 1, 2017, new PT and OT eval codes and re-eval codes are set to take effect based upon patient complexity and face time spent. Are you ready?
Falls are the leading cause of injury in seniors and following our home safety checklist is a way to take the first steps in improving home safety.
In part 2 of our Durable Medical Equipment series, Arete Rehab educates on types of durable medical equipment-who pays, how to get it, where to find it.