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Whirlpool and Air Spa

Bacteria and other harmful pathogens pose a serious risk to those being bathed in a health care setting.  These pathogens can come from the surfaces of improperly cleaned and disinfected bathing equipment or “cross-contamination,” and from the residents themselves, or...

Bathing Area Conditions that Affect Infection Control

The bathing room itself impacts the infection control issues with air spa bathing systems.  These conditions affect the very air quality and can debunk some air spa manufacturer’s claims that their air spas circulate “clean, dry air” through their air lines.   Very...

UTI Reductions through Bathing

What if your bathing system could actually help reduce the infection rates among your resident population?  What sort of impact would that have on your residents, staff, census and bottom line?  When you analyze the numbers, you may be surprised. For over fifteen...

Minnesota Veterans Adult Day Care Center

The Minnesota Department of Veterans Affairs offers a unique program, with the goal to keep veterans in their own homes. View the video above of a November 2013 broadcast on KSTP 5 Eyewitness News to learn more about the Minnesota Veterans Adult Day Center, where a...

An Impactful “Dementia Experience”

At the 2014 National LeadingAge Convention, attendees could participate in a “Virtual Dementia Tour®” provided by Second Wind Dreams®, where one could experience, to a certain extent, the challenges people with dementia face in their daily lives.  A group of Apollo...