News Archive

Opioid Use Among Older Adults

There is an increased risk of falls or death among older adults using opioids, reports this article

Medical Cannabis

What you need to know about medical marijuana in Maryland nursing homes. 

Paid Sick Leave Law

DLLR has posted the following guidance on their website for implementation of the new Paid Sick Leave law, effective February 11, 2018:

2018 All Payor

HHS and Maryland have entered into an agreement to continue Maryland’s All Payor Contract under the current terms for one additional year, through December 31, 2019.  Get the details here 

Discharge Planning Toolkit Now Available

The Discharge Planning Toolkit, the latest asset offered by The Beacon Institute and funded by a grant from OHCQ, offers specific tools and  and resources for facilities when discharging a resident.  

Legislative Toolkit Now Available

Want to particiapte in advocacy at the State level but are unsure where to begin?  LifeSpan's Public Policy Consultant has created a toolkit of legislative advocacy resources to help guide you.

Improving Behavioral Health Research Opportunity

The University of Maryland School of Nursing and the Penn State College of Nursing invite you to participate in a year-long research project that will help teach your staff how to prevent and manage behavioral problems among your residents while using a wide array of nonpharmacologic approaches, such as optimizing function and physical activity. Learn more about this exciting opportunity.

LifeSpan is Moving

2017 Pay for Performance Results

DHMH results for Pay for Performance (P4P) for the period of 2017, with comparitive historical data.   

Case Study:How Ingleside at King Farm Utilizes CRISP In Resident Care

A short video demonstrating how CRISP can improve a community's care for its residents.