In a large long-term care facility, a diabetes management flow sheet was trialed to determine which clinical parameters were found useful by clinicians in the management of diabetes in that setting.MethodsClinical practice guidelines for diabetes management were reviewed with attending physicians.

focuses on how to adapt the patient’s care plan, and improve patient care as well as health outcomes, with a built-in follow-up mechanism within the clinical/care planning framework. This process can also serve as a communication tool that will notify patient care staff about important changes in (or status of) patient behaviour. Many have a sub-acute rehab unit for patients recovering from illness or injury, in addition to long-term nursing care for those who cannot live on their own. In 2014, there were an estimated 1.5 million residents in 16,000 SNFs across the US. By 2018, this number may be as high as 2.6 million. The CNA course is a 90 contact hour course that prepares students for the state certification exam. It is approved and regulated by the Kansas Department of Aging and Disability Services (KDADS). CNAs provide direct care to patients in hospitals and residents of assisted living centers and long term care facilities.