This Week: Nuts and bolts of hospital stays; volunteers overseeing long-term care; dealing with ADHD
What does a patient bring along for a hospital stay? What about food options? Visiting hours? Many policies have changed over the years. Explaining the details of hospitalization are Tina Passett and Karen Wentworth from Upstate's Office of the Patient Experience.
And discussing the role of regional long-term care ombudsmen is ombudsman manager Rebecca Alder of Arise Child and Family Services. She also notes the need for volunteers to help oversee care in skilled nursing facilities and other residences.
Also, Upstate psychologist and researcher Stephen Faraone outlines what parents should do if their child has attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder.
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