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What Makes a Good Leader?

Submitted by Jennifer Sowers, DOR, McCall Rehabilitation, McCall, ID I believe leadership is a position earned and appointed by those who have taken recognition of your ability to follow, listen, try harder to be a better person, think outside the

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Birds of Different Feathers

Improving Work Relationships Are you objective, analytical, and logical? Are you a natural team player? Are you lively and entertaining? Are you a natural born leader? The answer to these questions and more may help you to better understand your

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SLPs’ Role in Discharge to Home/Community

By Tamala Sammons, MA CCC-SLP, Senior Therapy Resource Contributed from the American Speech and Hearing Association (ASHA.org)  https://www.asha.org/practice/reimbursement/medicare/medicare-patient-driven-payment-model/#Fall SLPs can help increase the rate of discharge back to the community and decrease avoidable rehospitalizations. Specifically, SLPs can positively influence the

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No Anonymous Altered Textures!

By Lori O’Hara, MA, CCC-SLP, PDPM Resource In general, altered textures and swallowing problems go hand in hand. While you will occasionally have a patient who wants mechanical soft because they don’t want to struggle with cutting meat, or a

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SLPs’ Role in Fall Prevention

Submitted by Tamala Sammons, MA CCC-SLP, Senior Therapy Resource Contributed from the American Speech and Hearing Association (ASHA.org) https://www.asha.org/practice/reimbursement/medicare/medicare-patient-driven-payment-model/#Fall Factors such as depression, hearing loss, medication management, cognitive impairments and poor sleep all impact a patient’s risk for falls as

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