Helpful Tips to Avoid Caregiver Burnout

There are many ways to manage care provider’s load and avoid burning out. Providing assistance can be isolating so make sure you have a support system of people you trust to help you through the difficult and lonely times. Whether it is other caregivers, family members, friends, or a counselor, it is important to have…

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Congratulations to Belle Reve Senior Living

Congratulations to Belle Reve Senior Living in Milford, PA who continues to be in the High Performing Network category of the Atlantic Accountable Care Organization and Optimus Health Partners. As a result of Belle Reve’s commitment and energy, exceptional care continues to be recognized.  Belle Reve’s Total Performance Score was 27! To put in perspective this…

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Happy Thanksgiving!

Thanksgiving is a beautiful day of overeating, parades, football, gratitude and, most importantly, pie. Although that holiday dinner can also be filled with conversational landmines. There’s that uncle who you fight with about politics on Facebook and now have to actually see in person. Your parents like to ask loudly every chance they get why…

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Respiration and Positioning Presentation

Education among our staff, teaching students and continually practicing new approaches is our model in clinical education.  Recently, a therapist who worked for Prime Rehabilitation Services, Inc. for many years,  invited me to present on the subject of respiration and positioning.  This lead to a wonderful, educational session regarding several topics. 1) Respiratory program with…

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HCANJ Yearly Conference: A Great Communication Tool

Prime Rehabilitation Services was honored to attend the HCANJ annual convention.  Michelle Palko and her team hosted the HCANJ annual convention in Atlantic City for which Prime Rehabilitation Services was honored to attend, marking our 20th year of support for this local industry event. The HCANJ annual conference is a great tool for learning new…

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Building a Plan for Success

Guest Post by Christopher Nigroni, OTR, DOR At Regency Grande Nursing Center, our rehab team prides itself on thorough, client- specific discharge planning. The Prime Rehabilitation Services, Inc. team here and across all our NJ/NY/PA locations strives for excellent therapy services and patient care. But what does that mean without proper discharge planning? A proper…

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Free Dementia Course

In this ever-changing healthcare environment, there are times when the patient’s perspective can get misunderstood. Relias has made available for free a powerful and insightful educational training course, “A Day in the Life of Henry: A Dementia Experience” to promote empathy for Dementia Sufferers. “A Day in the Life of Henry provides professionals across the healthcare…

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What’s Your Section GG Plan?

As you are aware, Section GG had the most changes in the MDS revisions effective October 1, 2018, including adding 36 new items, modifying existing text, and changes to when the inactivity codes should be used. All Section GG new item additions focus on patient function with coding on the admission and discharge assessments. While…

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