Monthly Archives: December 2010

“Development of a Restorative Program”, Part 2

Developing any kind of program needs to start with good communication between staff members – this includes therapy and your restorative aides/nurses. They need to be aware of what therapy is trying to put in place for each specific resident.  Once … Continue reading

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“THE PURPOSE OF A RESTORATIVE NURSING PROGRAM (RNP)” Part 1

RNP objectives include: 1) to increase or maintain a resident’s physical abilities, 2) to prevent functional deterioration, and 3) ultimately to improve the resident’s quality of life.  Goals of RNPs should include the promotion of mobility, continence, self-care independence, communication, and social … Continue reading

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