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3 Jun, 2016

A Collaborative Approach To Reducing Antipsychotics

By |June 3rd, 2016|Uncategorized|Comments Off on A Collaborative Approach To Reducing Antipsychotics

Using QAPI in conjunction with innovative medical practices helps one nursing center cut back on its use of antipsychotics dramatically. Douglas Ford and Kimberly Quigley, MD When the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) revised its Five-Star Quality Rating System last year, it added two new Quality Measures: 1.) percent of long-stay residents who [...]

22 Apr, 2015

Introducing Jill Fiala, Community Relations Director

By |April 22nd, 2015|staff|Comments Off on Introducing Jill Fiala, Community Relations Director

Walking through a set of sliding glass doors at the front of a building can be a bit intimidating for some. Well, not at Dominion Senior Living. I am welcomed by smiling faces and greeted with a friendly good morning or afternoon each time I walk through the door. I am proud to be part [...]

12 Jan, 2015

Protecting Yourself from the Flu

By |January 12th, 2015|health care, quality of life|Comments Off on Protecting Yourself from the Flu

Flu season is in full swing, and it’s an especially dangerous one. According to the Walgreens Flu Index, East Tennessee’s own Knoxville currently ranks as the nation’s worst city for catching the flu. When it comes to caring for the elderly, FLU.gov tells us that adults over the age of 64 are at a higher [...]

16 Dec, 2014

What Does Dominion Mean by “All-Inclusive Pricing”?

By |December 16th, 2014|finances|Comments Off on What Does Dominion Mean by “All-Inclusive Pricing”?

When you hear the term “all-inclusive” it’s usually a good thing, especially when it comes to dream vacations and houses. It’s also a great term to hear when you’re searching for an assisted living or memory care community. Many senior care facilities utilize tiered pricing. The normal presentation of this model is to introduce the [...]

26 Nov, 2014

How Often Do We Actually Count Our Blessings?

By |November 26th, 2014|holidays|Comments Off on How Often Do We Actually Count Our Blessings?

There’s an old gospel hymn written by Johnson Oatman, Jr. that includes the line, “Count your blessings, name them one by one.” We tend to sing this song around the Thanksgiving holiday, but how many of us truly stop to name our blessings specifically? And how often do we practice this activity? Many Thanksgivings have [...]