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Aren’t These Things Illegal?

Updated: Apr 10 Last November (2017) CMS issued some new guidelines for fall prevention devices and there seems to be some confusion.   I was recently doing some in-servicing at a new customer’s facility in Missouri and one of the nurses asked me if these devices are now considered to be illegal. I believe she asked […]

We Are An Alarm-Free Facility

Oct 18, 2016 In the past few years I have heard this phrase on more than one occasion. People are often frustrated with alarms in general and fall management alarms in particular, which causes some facilities to just eliminate their alarms all together.     I was exhibiting at a trade show recently when people […]

Pride Goeth Before the Fall

Oct 18, 2016 I don’t know many people who really enjoy the process of aging.  I know I prefer the way I felt when I was still in my twenties and like most people I fight the aging process as much as I can.     We shouldn’t be surprised then when that attitude continues […]

Bed and Chair Alarms Without Fatigue

 Mar 22, 2017 Bed and Chair Alarms – Without Fatigue Alarm Fatigue is a challenge for all facilities. In today ‘s technologically-aware society, every facility wants to be as advanced as possible and take advantage of technology so they can “do more with less,” while still providing the best care possible. There are challenges with […]