long term care

Intalere Member Best Practice Spotlight-New York City Health + Hospitals Sea View-Commitment To Resident-Centered Care: Medical Orders for Life-Sustaining Treatment MOLST Documentation

Issue Medical Orders for Life-Sustaining Treatment (MOLST) formulation is the cornerstone of true resident-centered plans of care. This essential document allows practitioners to treat and care for residents according to their own known wishes. Via a quality assurance process, New York City Health + Hospitals/Sea View recognized a large percentage of residents lacked this essential […]

Intalere Member Best Practice Spotlight – Improving Transition of Care in Nursing Facilities: Pharmacists Supporting the Interdisciplinary Team – Southwest Medical Pharmacy (part of OptumCare)

Issue OptumCare strives to provide innovative healthcare to its patient population and wanted to develop a program that would help ease the process for the patient as they transitioned into and out of the long-term care setting. A pilot project was developed to show the benefits of having a pharmacist involved in the skilled nursing […]

Intalere Member Best Practice Spotlight – Certified Nurse Aide Training Program for Arbutus Park Retirement Community

Issue Arbutus Park Retirement Community (APRC) had a shortage of qualified applicants to fill open positions for Certified Nurse Aides (CNAs), which was discovered to be a regional and national issue. Solution APRC created a CNA Training Program that would not only benefit APRC, but the community as well. An in-house training instructor with previous […]

Intalere Member Best Practice Spotlight – New York City Health + Hospitals/Sea View – Antibiotic Stewardship

Issue Misuse and overuse of antibiotics is a pressing public health issue in our country. Many adverse events have been attributed to antibiotic use compromising quality of life and safety of patients. Via a quality assurance process, New York City Health + Hospitals/Sea View recognized a large percentage of its residents triggered for antibiotic use. […]

Intalere Member Best Practice Spotlight – Miravida Living – Cycling Without Age

Issue Elders living in long-term care centers are often isolated from the greater community and spend most of their time indoors. Feelings of loneliness and isolation can affect physical and mental health, leading to depression, dementia and an increased risk of mortality. Solution Miravida Living investigated programs addressing isolation and depression that offered opportunities for […]

Intalere Member Best Practice Spotlight – Brookmeade Culinary Arts Exploration

ISSUE The Community at Brookmeade perpetually strives to ensure its residents’ quality of life. It offers many programs that foster self-expression and the restoration, maintenance and progression of residents’ abilities. Through social interaction and fostering latent communication skills, the diagnoses of Dementia and chronic illness are effectively and skillfully addressed with the implementation of its […]