The National Institute on Aging has awarded a $1.4 million grant to a research team based at Brown University and Hebrew SeniorLife to partner with Walgreens to add customer data to a massive monitoring system of the long-term safety and efficacy of COVID-19 vaccination for Medicare beneficiaries.
Interested nursing centers can implement Q&I's infection control shift coaching program. The program is designed to strengthen adherence to infection control practices by fostering a “see something, say something” culture, modeled by the infection preventionist and a team of shift coaches.
Interviews with nursing center staff participating in the first year of the Music & Memory trial highlight how the personalized music program helps -- and where there are opportunities to streamline implementation, information that is informing the research team's plans.
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In free-text comments in a Q&I survey, frontline nursing home staff describe working under complex conditions during the novel coronavirus pandemic, while coping fears for themselves and the residents under their care.
The pandemic has made working conditions even more challenging for frontline nursing home staff, who face heavy workloads, infection risk, and the emotional burden of caring for residents dealing with significant illness and loneliness, according to findings from a Q&I survey.
As late as June 2020, several months into the novel coronavirus pandemic, extended reuse of personal protective equipment (PPE) remains common in nursing homes, according to findings from a Q&I survey.