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Reducing Falls in Resident with Dementia Diagnosis

Reducing Falls in Resident with Dementia Diagnosis

A 70-year-old resident with a dementia diagnosis is lethargic and has recently experienced multiple falls. Lab work has shown to be within normal limi...

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Case Study - Huntington’s Disease

Huntington’s Disease - Case Study

A resident diagnosed with Huntington’s Disease was referred to Vanguard Eldercare from a health care center for assessment, diagnosis, and treatment d...

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Case Study - Corrective Action Plan

Corrective Action Plan - Case Study

A skilled nursing care facility received their annual CMS audit and needed to put together a robust corrective action plan to address the concerns unc...

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Case Study - Star Rating

Star Rating - Case Study

A facility dropped to a lower star rating and sought assistance to regain their footing. Their Medicare star rating had declined significantly.

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Case Study - Center of Excellence

Center of Excellence - Case Study

How to effectively manage and improve the care of residents in a 70-Bed skilled nursing facility population with a 100% psychotropic medication usage...

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Early Dementia Screening is the Key

Early Dementia Screening is the Key

The most effective way to help detect Alzheimer’s and other types of dementia is early screening. Detecting dementia early gives time for interv...

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Effective Medication Management in Individuals with Dementia

Effective Medication Management in Individuals with Dementia

Individuals with dementia are at higher risk of dangerous side effects when taking certain medications including antipsychotics. These risks include i...

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The Importance of Dementia Care and Support Late in Life

The Importance of Dementia Care and Support Late in Life

The need for expert, individualized care for those struggling with dementia late in life is paramount. There are complex needs and high levels of morb...

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Recognizing the Early Warning Signs of Alzheimer’s and Dementia

Recognizing the Early Warning Signs of Alzheimer’s and Dementia

The aging process can be difficult on those it affects: the individual, their family, and their social circle. While there is currently no way to prev...

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