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Trust Cements Use of New Surgical Assessment Nursing Role

...  use of new surgical assessment nursing role … using the trust's new Comprehensive Geriatric Assessment tool. A treatment plan is then put in place for the patient there and then with the patient, family and carers at the heart. Physiotherapy team leader Sarah Elliott said: “This is a different … Read more on Nursing Times Global Geriatric Care Services Market to Be Driven by Change in Family … Home care in geriatric care services market is further classified into health care and non-medical home care. Health care consists of medical care, hospic care, telehealth, physiotherapy services and palliative care, whereas non-medical home care … Read more on Business Wire (press release) Read ...

Imperial County Sees Chance to Bring Addiction Treatment 'Into Modern Times'

...  County Sees Chance To Bring Addiction Treatment 'Into Modern Times' It's expected to improve access to mental health care and residential treatment for individuals battling addiction at a time when the recovery field is slipping further from the medical community's grasp. "We have kind of been saddled with a …. Susan … Read more on KPBS Support groups in the area offer much needed help LOOK GOOD FEEL BETTER: Abingdon, Va., Johnston Memorial Cancer Center, 26079 Lee Hwy.; first Monday, 1 p.m.; free program for women cancer patients in active treatment; register at 276-628-8861. ...

NJ Rookie Republican Learns It's Not Easy Being the New Guy in DC

...  rookie Republican learns it's not easy being the new guy in DC The 8 1/2-by-3 1/2 card card lists reasons for legislation allowing veterans to seek mental health care at facilities outside the Veterans Affairs network. MacArthur (R-3rd Dist.) introduced that bill, and whenever he sees a colleague, he uses the card … Read more on NJ.com Treating Broken Hearts With Poor Mental Health Services Young people with less severe or no actual impairments receiving mental health treatment increased from 2.74 million per year in 1996 to 4.19 million in 2012. According to a study by Medco Health Solutions, between 2001 and 2005 the number of all ...

State Senators Approve Key Bills

...  senators approve key bills … equipment in Tennessee's Colleges of Applied Technology to meet job training demands across the state; and, $ 1.9 million for the Department of Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services to fund adolescent residential alcohol and drug treatment … Read more on Columbia Daily Herald John Kasich's Mysterious Plan to Repeal Obamacare but Save the Medicaid … Kasich launched into a comparison between preventative health care and drug treatment. "Look, if we treat the drug addicted … Only 16 percent of them opposed "Insure Tennessee," his branding for an increased coverage plan. There was a good reason why … Read more on Bloomberg Tags: drug addict, substance abuse services, substance abuse service, substance abuse, alcohol and drug treatment, department of mental health, health care ...

Dennis Quaid Drug Abuse: Dennis Quaid Gives a Keynote Speech – Real Life Speeches

...  just got back from spending the better part of a week up in Chicago at a big health care conference (HIMSS09). This was an amazing opportunity for me to sit back and watch somewhere in the neighborhood of about 100 different presenters get up and do their very best job at communicating. One of these presenters was Dennis Quaid – the actor. What was Dennis Quaid doing at a fairly boring health care IT conference you ask? Well it turns out that he has a heck of a story to tell about how his newborn children were given the wrong medicine. Everyone attending the conference knew about the story, and so roughly 15,000 – 20,000 folks showed up to hear Dennis give his speech. Read ...

Employers Have a Stake in the Urgent Need for Mental Health Care

...  have a stake in the urgent need for mental health care In fact, Mental Health America states that five out of 20 workers in an office will likely develop a mental health condition, which is defined as: major depression; bipolar, anxiety or panic disorders; post-traumatic stress disorder; or attention … Read more on BizTimes.com (Milwaukee) Stress inoculation modeled in mice … of anxiety-like behavior in both treatment conditions (data not shown). Time spent close to the walls was nearly eightfold greater than time spent in ...

All About – Physical Therapy

...  About – Physical therapy – What is Physical therapy? A report all about Physical therapy for homework/assignment Physical therapy or physiotherapy (sometimes abbreviated to PT) is the health care profession primarily…   Workout Wednesday: Knee Exercises & Physical Therapy at St. Luke's This Workout Wednesday is all about strengthening the knee. We checked out the physical therapy department at the St. Luke's Mount Royal Medical Clinic to learn a few simple exercises for people with knee pain. "The exercises that we are going to demo … Read more on WDIO-TV Read ...