Quality Measure 6: Resident Rights Ensuring residents are treated with dignity and respect and are fully educated on their rights.
Sometimes honoring a resident's right to choose might feel at odds with the care and supervision facilities are responsible for providing.
Research suggests facilities should focus on redirecting residents in positive ways to accomplish tasks and respect resident choice. Read on for some suggestions on how to create a culture that empowers and dignifies residents.
Ensuring residents are served meals that meet their physical and nutritional needs and that facilities follow food storage, safety and cleanliness guidelines and maintain an adequate food supply.
Facilities are required to provide three nutritionally, well-balanced meals and snacks daily, including low salt or other diets deemed medically necessary. State inspection data shows a majority of San Diego facilities are meeting regulatory food and safety requirements, with less than 4% of citations issued to San Diego facilities for deficiencies in ...
The Choose Well Program is now offering FREE CEUs to member facilities. The upcoming workshop,"Rise Above the Risks - Medications, Falls & More", will offer 2 (Free) CEUs within the following core areas of knowledge - Medication Management & Physical Needs for Elderly Persons. Read more to learn how to register.
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