• Congratulations Quality Award Recipients!

    July 18, 2014

    HealthCap would like to congratulate the 2014 Bronze and Silver AHCA/NCAL Quality Award recipients.  The quality journey is an ongoing process of evaluation and a commitment to achieving success.  Communities who have enjoyed success “live” the Baldrige criteria on a daily basis, everything done within the community is evaluated against this criteria, and when necessary, systems are “re-created”.  This may ...

  • Assist Device Recall

    June 09, 2014

    The associated press and NBC news recently published an article regarding the recall of adult portable bed handles as the device being recalled has been identified as contributing to the deaths of three people.  The Consumer Product Safety Commission says the recall involves handles sold by Bed Handles Inc., of Blue Springs, MO.  (Link to complete article below).

    These types ...

  • Alarm Appropriate - First Do No Harm!

    May 19, 2014

    There is no lack of opinion as to whether personal alarms used in fall prevention programs are effective or not.  Although recent research leans toward eliminating the use of alarms as they are not effective, we need to move slowly.

    The most important part of any reduction program whether it be restraints, side rails, alarms, etc. is to follow a ...

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