Tuesday June 3, 2014
Adult Portable Bed Handles Recalled by Bed Handles Inc. Due to Entrapment and Strangulation Hazards; Three Deaths Reported
WASHINGTON, D.C. – The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) and Bed Handles Inc., of Blue Springs, Mo., are announcing the voluntary recall of about 113,000 adult portable bed handles. When attached to an adult’s bed without the use of safety retention straps, the handle can shift out of place creating a dangerous gap between the bed handle and the side of the mattress. This poses a serious risk of entrapment, strangulation and death.
Wednesday April 24, 2013
Out of The Penalty Box: Avoiding unnecessary re-hospitalizations in the post-acute setting.
Tuesday July 24, 2012
This study used a random sample of records from a previous Office of Inspector General (OIG) study of elderly nursing facility residents with Medicare claims for atypical antipsychotic drugs between January and June 2007. They reviewed the records for evidence
Wednesday July 11, 2012
Suicide is tragic. It cuts a life short, and it devastates the family, friends and loved ones left behind. Those who survive a suicide attempt might end up with severe disability or other injuries. The children of people who die by suicide are more likely to later die by suicide themselves. With such extreme consequences, why would anyone make the dire decision to choose death over life?
Friday June 29, 2012
Dementia Incidences to Triple Says World Health Organization The World Health Organization has released data on the current state of dementia care worldwide and the prevalence of the disease, both currently and in the future. Among other findings, researchers predict