Current research shows that listening to their favorite music can help provide emotional and behavioral benefits for people with Alzheimer's disease and other types of dementia. This is because the key brain areas linked to musical memory remain undamaged despite disease progression and musical memories are then preserved.
Having a coordinated care plan in place for patients with brain injuries is the key to a successful recovery. Brain injuries are different for each individual, so there is no one size fits all road map to follow to best care for your patient. Here are some best care practices for caring for someone with a brain injury:
Everyone deserves a summer vacation – even a doctor, who is relied upon by so many for their consistent care and medications. Whether you are a patient or a physician, a doctor’s vacation needs to be planned for well in advance. Taking a week or two off for any physician or specialist can be extremely complicated for everyone involved.
Losing your balance and falling down is often “no big deal” for most of us, most of the time. Throughout our lives, we are told to “just get up and keep moving.” But, falling down can actually be extremely serious, debilitating, even fatal.
How Effective Care Coordination Can Improve Patient Satisfaction and Achieve Better Outcomes
Aging baby boomers have created a dramatic healthcare shift. People are living longer and with chronic illnesses. This means that there are many specialists, practitioners and healthcare organizations involved in each individual’s care, which can often become chaotic and cause errors without an effective Care Coordination plan in place.
After more than 30 years in the nursing and healthcare service business, the ACCESS Nursing Services’ team of health care providers and nurses have seen and heard it all. Among the biggest frustrations for chronically ill patients, as well as those who have just received their diagnosis with a serious disease is what we call: the Care Coordination Conundrum.