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Client Stories – James “Jim” B. – U.S. Navy Veteran

July 28, 2020

Jim, a proud Navy veteran who served from 1958-1960 on the USS Interceptor, and had a long career at Northern Illinois University, was admitted to Generations at Neighbors with a left below-knee amputation and Stage IV pressure wound. He was dependent on all self-care, bed mobility and transfers at his Initial evaluation in mid-September 2019. Jim’s number…

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Coordination + Communication = An Effective Infection Prevention and Control Program

July 21, 2020

By: M. Caleb Beary, PT, Senior Director of Therapy, ATS The importance of maintaining proper infection prevention and control (IPC) best practices has never been more critical. As skilled nursing providers continue to care for patients with higher acuity and invasive devices, the potential for health care-associated infections continues to increase. (source: Office of Disease Prevention and Promotion) Developing…

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Therapy – Playing an important role in Infection Prevention and Control

July 26, 2020

As the COVID-19 pandemic continues, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), Centers for Medicare & Medicaid (CMS) and the Centers for Disease Prevention and Control (CDC) released several announcements last week impacting skilled nursing facilities and other health care providers. As no surprise, the focus continues to be on infection prevention and control…

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