TeamSTEPPS 2.0 for Long-Term Care – Crane Library Web Pick of the Week

TeamSTEPPS 2.0 for Long-Term Care – Crane Library Web Pick of the Week

The Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality’s (AHRQ) TeamSTEPPS 2.0 for Long-Term Care curriculum reflects updates to the original TeamSTEPPS in Long-Term Care curriculum, which was released to the public in 2012. Since then, AHRQ released TeamSTEPPS 2.0, an update to the original curriculum that focuses on hospital-based teams. As a result, AHRQ has sponsored … Continue reading

Heating for people with dementia – Crane Library Web Pick of the Week

Heating for people with dementia – Crane Library Web Pick of the Week

We worry more often about being cold, rather than too hot, but both are serious for people with dementia. Heat can lead to dehydration, confusion, lethargy, constipation and urine infections that make people with dementia very unwell. Older bodies don’t adjust well to heat and cold, and dementia means the person may not notice, or … Continue reading

Legal Discovery and QAPI: A Tale of Two Risks – Crane Library Web Pick of the Week

Legal Discovery and QAPI: A Tale of Two Risks – Crane Library Web Pick of the Week

A shift from quality assessment and assurance (QAA) to quality assurance and performance improvement (QAPI) is becoming a Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) regulatory reality for providers in the aging services continuum, affecting both home health and nursing centers. This new regulatory focus calls for a renewed discussion about how aging services providers … Continue reading

Preventing Aging Unequally – Crane Library Web Pick of the Week

Preventing Aging Unequally – Crane Library Web Pick of the Week

The report below examines how the two global mega-trends of population aging and rising inequalities have been developing and interacting, both within and across generations. Taking a life-course perspective, the report shows how inequalities in education, health, employment and earnings compound, resulting in large differences in lifetime earnings across different groups. It suggests a policy … Continue reading

Getting Ready: For a New Generation of Active Seniors – Crane Library Web Pick of the Week

Getting Ready: For a New Generation of Active Seniors – Crane Library Web Pick of the Week

Demographic changes are now a challenge in Canada as well as in several other countries of the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD). In Canada, there are now more people aged 65 and over than children aged 14 and under. In the coming decades, this demographic reality will put greater pressure on the country’s … Continue reading

Long-Term Services & Supports State Scorecard – Crane Library Web Pick of the Week

Long-Term Services & Supports State Scorecard – Crane Library Web Pick of the Week

The Long-Term Services and Supports (LTSS) State Scorecard—a compilation of state data and analysis—showcases measures of state performance for creating a high-quality system of care in order to drive progress toward improvement in services for older adults and people with physical disabilities, and their family caregivers. The focus is on state-level data because the United … Continue reading