Translating Assessment Information into Person-Centered Care

Translating Assessment Information into Person-Centered Care

The Requirements for Participation (ROP) emphasize person-centered care which is care focusing on individual needs, interests and preferences. The activity professional learns early in their career that the activity assessment is the foundation of the therapeutic...
Kidney Function

Kidney Function

People with reduced kidney function miss this important warning sign. Anyone with a chronic disease knows the importance of monitoring personal health data to keep on top of one’s disease. If you suffer from heart disease, for example, you watch your cholesterol and...
Traveling with Alzheimer’s

Traveling with Alzheimer’s

Living with Alzheimer’s disease or another dementia does not mean it’s necessary to stop participating in meaningful activities such as travel. However, it does require planning to ensure safety, comfort, and enjoyment for everyone. For all travel, regardless of...
Here Comes Phase II

Here Comes Phase II

For the first time in almost thirty years, the long-term care industry is in the midst of significant changes to the federal regulations. These changes are so significant that they are being introduced in three phases. Phase one was introduced last November and mainly...
Best Senior Living: Caring Stars 2018

Best Senior Living: Caring Stars 2018

America’s Top-Rated Senior Living Communities 2018 The Oasis at Dodge Park in its first year has already made the list of Caring.com Caring Star for 2018. To top it off Dodge Park also made the list for the 6th year in a row, making it a Caring.com Caring Super...