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Police opens investigation into abuse at mental health hospital revealed by BBC

Community Care

Police have opened an investigation into abuse of patients at a mental health hospital uncovered by the BBC. Olivia, a patient who agreed to be featured on the programme, saying that her treatment at the hospital had made her serious mental health condition worse.

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What to expect when seeing a clinical psychologist with your child

Lawson Psychology

What to expect when seeing a clinical psychologist with your child Attending an appointment with a clinical psychologist can be a time of mixed feelings. This appointment (50 minutes) will allow your family and your clinical psychologist time to get to know each other and provide a thorough assessment.

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Massage Therapy for Hospitalized Patients Receiving Palliative Care: A Randomized Clinical Trial

CAPC

Massage therapy is increasingly used in palliative settings to improve quality of life and symptom burden however, the optimal massage "dosage" remains unclear.

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Partnering With Hospitals Can Boost SNF Referrals

Relias

As an SNF operator, one strategy to rebuild occupancy and increase revenues is to partner with a local hospital and become part of its SNF-preferred network. Many hospitals are establishing preferred SNF networks to refer their patients for continued care. She encouraged hospital providers to increase the amount to 80%-90%.

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Reducing Maternal Mortality: Will the ‘Birthing-Friendly’ Hospital Designation Help?

Relias

The new measures included the Birthing-Friendly hospital designation to help reduce maternal mortality and morbidity. It is important to focus on clinical protocols and reduction in practice variation. Both clinical and behavioral factors contribute to maternal health outcomes. Sadly, U.S. rates are continuing to rise.

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Sharp rise in vacancies placing ‘significant stress’ on social care OTs, warns college

Community Care

Working with adults with executive functioning challenges , where highly specialist clinical psychologist Dr Emma Cameron will support practitioners to build their understanding and confidence in this practice area. ”

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Optimizing Revenue Cycle Management and Clinical Documentation Integrity To Avoid Coding Disasters

Relias

Coding and clinical documentation have never been more important in healthcare. “We You’ll need ongoing training for your staff to improve your clinical documentation and avoid the following coding disasters. Undercoded Complex Hospital Admissions. Insufficient Clinical Documentation or Underreported codes.

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