You are invited to a Zoom webinar! Joel will be reviewing all upcoming changes to the 5-Star program. The July refresh is just around the corner. When: Jul 13, 2022 12:00 PM Eastern Time (US and Canada) Topic: BRR Insiders 5-Star Updates Special Reflections Call Register in advance for this webinar: After registering, you will…...
Welcome Back Insiders Today we’re talking to Broad River Rehab’s CEO, Manning McGraw. Manning will be answering our questions about the industry, where it’s headed, the company and more! Let’s get right to it! Industry Trends Q: Based on our internal modeling of the 2022 part B reimbursement reduction for therapist assistants, we viewed this…...
The purpose of this program is to identify residents who would benefit from additional services to manage unwanted behaviors. Negative behaviors are often a form of communication of an unmet need. Through interprofessional practice and collaborative approaches, therapy services, nursing, social services, and physicians can identify the root cause of the behavior and create a… Continue reading Focus on Behaviors Program
The purpose of this program is to identify residents who may benefit from the use of treatment modalities that in conjunction with other therapy interventions will facilitate patient goals and improved functional outcomes. Modalities such as electrical stimulation, ultrasound, and short-wave diathermy should be considered in treatment plans to provide pain relief, accelerate the phases… Continue reading Focus on Modalities Program
The purpose of this program is to identify individuals who have had a change in or new onset of cognitive loss. Cognitive loss can have a significant impact on an individual’s quality of life. It may impact their ability to engage in occupations, safely walk and transfer unaided or with limited assistance, communicate their needs,… Continue reading Focus on Cognition Program
The purpose of this program is to identify residents who would benefit from a walking restorative program and/or those residents who are demonstrating a decline in the ability to ambulate. A Walk to Dine program consists of interdisciplinary team members, such as Physical and Occupational Therapists, nursing staff, dietary staff, and activity staff, who are… Continue reading Focus on Walk to Dine Program
The purpose of this program is to identify residents who are having difficulties with self-feeding, meal-time positioning impairments that affect oral intake, may dislike their current diet level recommendations, and are at risk for or have lost weight. These residents are at high risk of coughing and choking, present with poor oral intake and poor… Continue reading Focus on Rehab Dining Program
The purpose of this program is to identify residents who may require continued skilled care after traditional, restorative therapy has ended. Some residents and some disease processes are so inherently complex and sophisticated that the skills of a clinician are required in order to maximize or maintain the progress made during therapy or to prevent… Continue reading Focus on Maintenance Program
The purpose of this program is to identify residents who have or are at risk of dehydration. Inadequate hydration can lead to serious negative consequences such as decreased mobility and balance, changes in cognition, delirium, increased fall risk, fatigue, and increased risk of infections. Resident screening, identification of signs and symptoms, treatment approaches, and hydration… Continue reading Focus on Hydration Program
The purpose of this program is to identify residents who may be at risk for re-hospitalization secondary to pulmonary conditions such as COPD and pneumonia. These residents may benefit from a comprehensive pulmonary program including education, optimization of medical therapy, exercise training, psychosocial support, controlled breathing techniques, and continuing care programs in order to reduce… Continue reading Focus on Pulmonary Health Program