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Psych360 and Teepa Snow’s Positive Approach to Care

Teepa Snow created the Positive Approach to Care (PAC) when interacting with People Living with Dementia. She has created new ways to look at levels or stages of brain change within dementia–her “gems”–as well as new approaches to interacting with patients and facility care. Teepa’s Gems Teepa’s Gems represent different stages of brain change or […]

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What You Need to Know About CMS Regulations and Compliance

History of CMS In the late 1900s, a large number of psychiatric hospitals were being shut down through a nationwide process of deinstitutionalization. However, with the hospitals shut down, the residents needed somewhere to go. This began the steady increase of patients and residents in nursing homes. And with this increase came the need for […]

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Ohio Nursing Homes Psychiatric Health Infographic: June 2019

Ohio Nursing Facilities Psychiatric Health Infographic: June 2019

An infographic, created by Psych360 in April, was recently updated to display data measuring the average percentage of incidents experienced by residents in a Nursing Home including an SNF – a Skilled Nursing Facility. This infographic provides a tool for SNFs to compare how they rank against the national averages and state of Ohio averages […]

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Anxiety Medication for Alzheimer’s Patients

By Nicole Coniglio, MSN, APRN, PMHNP-BC, ACNP-BC Psych360 knows the importance of, and always recommends, gradual dose reduction (GDR) for their patients when the time comes to eliminate medications or test for their necessity. GDR is the gradual tapering of dosage a patient is on while monitoring any symptoms, side effects, or conditions they may […]

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Ohio Nursing Homes Psychiatric Health Infographic: June 2019

Infographic for Maryland Nursing Homes Psychiatric Health: April 2019

Psych360 recently created and launched an infographic that displays data measuring the average percentage of incidents experienced by residents in a Nursing Home including a Skilled Nursing Facility. This infographic offers a tool for Skilled Nursing Facilities to compare how they rank against averages for the state of Maryland and national averages in multiple categories […]

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Ohio Nursing Homes Psychiatric Health Infographic: June 2019

Ohio Nursing Homes Psychiatric Health Infographic: April 2019

An infographic, created by Psych360, was recently launched displaying data measuring the average percentage of incidents experienced by residents in a Nursing Home including a Skilled Nursing Facility. This infographic provides a tool for Skilled Nursing Facilities to compare how they rank against the state of Ohio averages and national averages in multiple categories of […]

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Proposed Rules Require Electronic Health Data in a Standard Format by 2020

CMS on Monday released proposed rules that require many types of facilities and insurers to provide electronic health data in a standard format by 2020. In two long-anticipated rules, the CMS and the Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology proposed requiring healthcare providers and insurers to implement open data-sharing technology to ensure […]

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