AMDA’s new COVID vaccine PowerPoint can help answer resident, staff concerns
A toolkit created by industry clinicians aims to help long-term care operators address questions about getting vaccinated. A PowerPoint presentation is available to share with staff and residents.
A new investigation revealed that 1,000 IU/day of vitamin D supplements were no better at preventing falls in seniors than a lower dose of 200 IU/day. Higher doses were also linked to serious falls and hospitalization.
Many healthcare workers with secondary jobs move across health settings, and 15% of second jobs for personal care and nursing aides are in other essential occupations, investigators say.
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