Hard to Love Addressing Sexuality in Long-Term Care: A Person-centered Approach to Intimacy and Dementia by Wendy Boren, BS, RN QIPMO, Clinical Consultant/Educator In 2004, Nicholas Sparks shocked the world with his movie The Notebook, a cinematic portrayal of love and Alzheimer’s. Until that time, families and caregivers tended...

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In July 2018, CMS finalized a new case-mix classification model, the Patient Driven Payment Model (PDPM), that, effective beginning October 1, 2019, will be used under the Skilled Nursing Facility (SNF) Prospective Payment System (PPS) for classifying SNF patients in a covered Part A stay. This site includes a...

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